Job Posting 75494

Driver and Loading Dock Worker
The Salvation Army Harbour Light
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 17 days (Thu, 14 Oct)
full time  •  Driver – $19.8235/hr Loading Dock Worker – $18.4162/hr

Position Purpose summary:

The Driver provides pick-up and delivery services to donors, clients & customers by exercising safe and careful driving and material handling procedures.


The Loading Dock Worker assists with the efficient and effective reclamation, processing, and distribution of goods under the direction of Shipping & Receiving Supervisor. The incumbent may give logistical support to The Salvation Army Family Services offices.




  • Ensures the safe and careful handling of all deliveries, donations, kettle & other funds while protecting property, including donations & vehicles
  • Takes responsibility for daily and overall safety, maintenance, operation of vehicle, & records of such
  • Provides customers and donors with courteous and diplomatic service
  • Maintains knowledge of legislative and company policies such as Health & Safety Regulations, provincial and municipal highway traffic acts
  • Performs circle checks of trucks and maintains truck logs
  • Loads and unloads goods at the warehouse, destinations, and other storage facilities
  • Ensures overall compliance with all safety procedures by implementing and monitoring Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Monitor participant’s progress and work ethic for the Volunteer Work Experience Program (VWEP). Teach VWEP participants in Loading Dock responsibilities
  • Organize donations
  • Monitor garbage area and lane way
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Qualifications and Education requirements:

*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.



·         The successful job applicant will have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.

·         Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and a satisfactory ICBC Driver’s Abstract

·         Current certification in First Aid/CPR (or willing to be trained)

·         Criminal Record Review Program clearance



  • MANDATORY: One year’s experience driving commercial vehicles - 1 ton to 5-ton box units.


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Willingness to adhere to the Mission and values of the Harbour Light Corrections Department and of The Salvation Army.

·         Ability to work with individuals with a diverse background.

·         Must be agile and be able to sit for long periods of time

·         Must be highly aware of safety awareness and procedures involving commercial vehicles

·         Forklift license preferred or willing to obtain one

·         Must have the ability to communicate effectively with a non-judgemental attitude, as well as possess and exercise good interpersonal relationship skills by displaying tact, courtesy and patience with residents, staff, visitors and volunteers.

·         Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills, effective listening skills, and organizational skills


PREFERRED SKILLS/capabilities:

  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy and document creation
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and a variety of demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible, self-motivated, adaptable

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

·         A valid Class 5 (or higher) BC Driver’s License and a clean driver’s abstract

  • Criminal Record Review Program clearance
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training


HOURS: Mon-Fri, 6.45am – 1pm.


The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


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