Sorting Room Worker/Truck Driver

Harlingen, TX 114 E. Jackson Street 78550, 114 E. Jackson Street, Harlingen, Texas, United States of America Req #16738
Monday, September 13, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Sorting Room Worker/ Truck Driver  for the Harlingen Family Store, located in Harlingen, Texas.


Job Summary

Receives, sorts, prices and prepares donated items for display in the store; determines suitability and pricing of items based on established standards; assists in maintaining the orderliness and cleanliness of the store and sorting room area; drives Salvation Army owned vehicle loading and unloading routine pickups and/or deliveries of material, donated or otherwise, to serve production needs of the store and/ or general operation of corps.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the assigned geographical area. Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers. Ability to organize pick-up tickets and to schedule route in a manner that saves time and gasoline consumption. Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army. Ability to prepare and maintain reports in an accurate, complete, and timely manner. Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred, And One year prior experience driving a box truck preferred, Or Any equivalent combination of training and experience providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certifications: Valid State Drivers License

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively. Ability to read and follow a map and/or hand-written directions. Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Ability to drive a box truck safely and in compliance with laws, policies, and regulations. Duties are usually performed standing.  Standing may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting. Extensive amount of physical effort required associated with lifting, moving, and carrying heavy objects (more than 50 lbs.) frequently. Working Conditions: Work requires driving a vehicle daily with exposure to the outdoors where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

Additional Comments:
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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Other details

  • Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Store
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Harlingen, TX 114 E. Jackson Street 78550, 114 E. Jackson Street, Harlingen, Texas, United States of America