Local Non-CDL Donations Driver - Charlotte/Mecklenburg & Surrounding Region
Job Details
Wendover Restore - Charlotte, NC
Full-time, Non-Exempt
Rotating - Monday through Saturday

Pay Range: Starting at $15.50 per hour

 

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region has an immediate opening for a 1st shift NON-CDL Local Driver to drive 16’-24’ box trucks based out of the Wendover facility.  Geographic territory includes Charlotte-Mecklenburg and surrounding area.  This individual would be part of a 2- person team responsible for loading and unloading donations from donors’ residences and returning them to various ReStore locations within the Habitat territory. Donations often include, but are not limited to: sofas, dining room tables, appliances, and other large household items.

 

The ideal candidate possesses 5 years of driving experience, with a minimum of 6 months experience driving a commercial 16’ truck or larger. Excellent customer service skills and/or experience working with the general public are a must. In addition, the ideal candidate must have the ability to comply with all DOT Regulations, including obtaining a DOT Physical card.  A clean driving record as deemed by our insurance carrier is required.   Prior experience moving furniture is preferred but not required.   

  

Habitat offers a great affordable benefits package; Health, Vision, Short & Long-Term Disability, Dental, Life and a Retirement Plan as well as a competitive wage, PTO and holiday pay.

 

Job Description

 

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain full compliance with all applicable DOT, DMV and FMCSA regulations pertaining to operation of commercial motor vehicles
  • Possess the experience and skills necessary to drive, maneuver and safely operate any 16’ to 26’ straight truck
  • Must have and maintain a current driver’s license
  • Driving records must meet the standards defined by Habitat Charlotte Region’s policies and insurance carriers
  • Safely navigate from one pick up to another, complying with organization’s policy regarding safe and lawful driving standards at all times
  • Ensure all donations are picked up according to issued daily schedules
  • Interact with donors in a courteous and respectful manner to coordinate delivery and pick up, provide them receipt records and assess donations on pick-up to ensure they are within the ReStore acceptable items and document rejected items
  • Able to evaluate acceptable items for donation according to organization’s standards
  • Knowledgeable about company’s products and services, and customer-related policies
  • Represent Habitat in a positive, professional manner
  • Demonstrate a positive and respectful attitude when interacting with employees, donors, volunteers and the public
  • Be an effective team member when working with staff
  • Consistently provide an exceptional level of both internal and external customer service
  • Regular and reliable job attendance including the availability for rotation and on call schedules
  • Dependable transportation to work
  • Ability to adhere to Habitat’s Code of Conduct policies and other policies
  • Habitat Charlotte Region-related tasks as requested by supervisor

 

Education/Skills:

  • Ability to drive commercial motor vehicles 16’ to 26’
  • Prior customer service experience preferred

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs with assistance, 50 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to regularly stand, squat, bend, climb stairs, and climb in and out of cab and box truck during an 8+/- hour day
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather, including heat, cold and rain

 

Internal Interactions:

  • Habitat staff
  • Volunteers
  • Temporary staff
  • Donors and other customers

 

External Interactions:

  • Donors
  • Volunteers
  • Temporary staff
  • Donors and other customers

 

Level of authority:

  • Require minimal supervision
  • Report to Logistics Manager

 

Estimated Time Commitment: 

  • 40 +/- hours/week. Rotating schedule, Mondays–Saturdays between the general hours of 7:30 am-4:30 pm as assigned by the manager.  Overtime as required.

 

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region is a drug-free workplace.  A pre-employment drug screen and clean background check is required.

 

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