Job Posting 88582

The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
119 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1K8
closes in 18 days (Fri, 16 Dec)
negotiable / flexible  •  $22.76 per hour probationary and $23.51 per hour post-probationary

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.


  • Ensures overall compliance with all safety procedures by implementing and monitoring Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Organize donations
  • Monitor garbage area and laneway
  • Ensures safe and careful handling of all pick-ups, deliveries, donations, kettle & other funds while protecting property, including donations & vehicles
  • Performs circle check of vehicles and maintains truck log book
  • Takes responsibility for daily and overall safety, operation of vehicle and records accordingly
  • Interacts with customers and donors in a courteous and professional manner
  • Loads and unloads goods at warehouse, destinations and other storage facilities
  • Maintains knowledge of legislative and company policies such as Health & Safety Regulations, provincial and municipal highway traffic acts
  • 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 3-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.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Be available as a relief Van Driver when required
  • 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


  • 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

DAYS/HOURS: Monday – Friday.  MONDAY ONLY start time 4:30 amTuesday to Friday start time 6:30 AM - Minimum 31.25 hours per week up to full time 37.5 hours per week

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