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ReStore Driver (& Warehouse Assistant)


Reports to: ReStore Transportation & Operations Manager
Term of employment: Full-Time 40 hours/week
Hours: 5 days per week, 8-hour shift Monday through Friday

Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario is seeking a qualified candidate to drive a company truck to pick up donated goods for future sales in our ReStores. This position involves driving a ReStore donation box truck to scheduled pickup locations, meeting with donors, and load/unloading donations. There will also be work to be completed in the warehouse such as general maintenance and clean up.

Successful candidates will be presentable and personable, as well as professional. The driver will be a representative of the organization, helping to assess donations, safely load donations onto the truck, complete proper donation paperwork, unload materials at the ReStore and maintain the truck each day.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate ReStore donation trucks in a safe, lawful, and courteous manner

  • Maintain cleanliness of trucks interior and exterior (cab/daily; exterior/weekly)

  • Regular maintenance checks to ensure readiness of truck and equipment at all times including reporting any maintenance concerns to supervisor

  • Daily trucks safety checks to ensure the truck is safe to be on the road

  • Placing and securing loads as trained

  • Loading/unloading of donations, multiple times a day, in a safe and efficient manner

  • Maintain in-kind receipts for reporting

  • Professional and courteous interaction with donors including utmost care and concern for personal property

  • Supervise team members and volunteers during pickups

  • Assist with donation processing, recycling, and store needs when not assigned to truck

  • Help maintain organization and cleanliness in and outside the ReStore

  • Able to be trained and pass forklift training course

  • Other duties as assigned


Donor Experience:
Drivers must be eligible to be added to Habitat vehicle insurance – this requires at least 5 years of driving experience and a favorable driving record

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, to move and handle boxes of
    merchandise, furniture and fixtures over varied terrain including stairs and through
    doorways, entails lifting at least 75 pounds, assisted

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English; other languages are a plus

  • Must pass background check

  • Position requires flexibility and adaptability to cover any needs in the workday due to staff changes

  • Valid driver’s license

  • OSHA/forklift training a plus but not required

  • Minimum 25 years of age (for insurance purposes)

Benefits & Compensation:

  • Healthcare (Medical, Dental & Vision)

  • 100% employer paid Life insurance

  • Vacation and Sick Time

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Employee discounts on items sold in our ReStore

To Apply:

We thank all applicants for their interest in Habitat for Humanity Heartland ON, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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