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Job Number:  46225
Truck Driver (Local; Weekday)
Job Posted: Thursday, 12 July 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018
(67 days ago)
Communitas Social Enterprises
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Abbotsford Salary: $19.69-$20.49

Are you an experienced Truck Driver with a heart for serving others? Do weekday, daytime hours appeal to you? We’re looking for a personable truck driver that likes to train and mentor individuals who have varying abilities. Our ShredMasters and ValleyRecycling enterprises collect recycling and shredding throughout the community. This permanent part time, 20hr/week position will involve route planning, driving, supervising small crews, and assisting with the physical collection and delivery of recyclable materials.



  • Mentor (Employment Preparation Trainer):
    • Encourages, inspires, mentors and emboldens trainees in the course of driving and supervising
    • Maintains a therapeutic relationship with trainees for the purpose of teaching transferable skills and providing a supportive, growth-oriented work environment
    • Works with the manager to coordinate service delivery to individuals in the training program
  • Truck Driver:
    • Performs regular pre-trip inspections and conducts routine maintenance on vehicles
    • Operates standard and automatic commercial vehicles in pickup and disposal of recycling materials
    • Plans and carries out daily routes with accuracy and timeliness
    • Operates hydraulic equipment, including lifts and compactors
    • Fills out applicable paperwork (work orders, dispatch sheets, time cards, etc.)
    • Responsible for refueling and cleaning vehicles
    • Follows work detail direction from CSE manager and operations personnel
    • Communicates with CSE manager regarding operational issues
    • Resolves worker disputes and conflicts as necessary
    • Works with the CSE manager to update and implement operating procedures in order to ensure continuous quality improvement
    • Maintains good relations with third parties such as Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Depot
    • Other duties as required


  • A philosophy of service that is in line with Communitas’ Vision, Mission and Values
  • Experience in driving commercial trucks in urban settings is preferred
  • Ability to operate recycling trucks and equipment or willingness to learn
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and motivational skills
  • Strong mentoring and encouragement skills
  • Ability to model appropriate behaviour
  • Excellent teamwork skills as well as the ability to work independently without supervision
  • Must be physically able to lift heavy materials
  • Familiar with and able to navigate to various locations in the Abbotsford area
  • Possession of a valid Class 4 BC driver’s license
  • Willingness to obtain Emergency First Aid Certificate with CPR
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply for this position, please visit https://www.CommunitasCare.com/Careers or forward your resume and cover letter to hr@CommunitasCare.com.
Contact Details:
Leslie Friesen
Communitas Supportive Care Society
103-2776 Bourquin Cres West
Abbotsford, BC, V2S 6A4

Tel: (604) 850-6608
Fax: (604) 850-2634
Website: https://www.CommunitasCare.com/Careers
www:   www.CommunitasCare.com/Careers

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