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ReStore Driver/Mover

Collection of donated articles from donors (homes and businesses), including larger items such as appliances, furniture, cupboards.  Help to transfer donations between ReStores Sites. To assist with movement of product within the ReStores as required for merchandising and organization.

Loads and unloads donated items with care.  Sorts and organizes within the ReStores as time allows.

Driving the truck, transports stock between ReStore sites as required. Movement of product within the ReStores.  Must be able to transport larger furniture items from homes and businesses.

Must be personable, and able to provide quality customer service to our donors and clients. Thanking the donors for supporting the Mission.

Maintains the vehicles in good operating condition.  Recommends servicing to the Operations Director as needed.  Carries out the daily inspections and safety checks required under established procedures and log in the appropriate book in the Call Center.

Responsible for promotion of a safe workplace and understanding of the obligations set forth by OSHA.

Guides clients, volunteers and ReStore employees in their truck duties.  Ensures that individuals are assigned work in keeping with their physical capacity.

Enhances the reputation of Habitat for Humanity ReStores by being well groomed and wearing the required uniform.  Treats customers and employees with respect.  Clearly and politely explains Restores policy when refusing unusable items.  Demonstrates a genuine attitude of service.

Adheres to all Human Resources Policies and Procedures and follows good safety and security practices including reporting safety hazards and injuries to Operations Manager.

Responsible to report to Operations Manager any issues that would impede ability to do regular functions of the job within the time constraints.

Maintains confidentiality at all times.

Additional duties as required.

Minimum of grade 12.  Must hold a valid Michigan driver’’s license and have a clear driving record for a period of at least ONE year.  The clear driving record must be maintained for employment as a driver. Chauffeur License, DOT an asset.

Experience with delivery or collections, preferably in a retail store or warehouse environment would be an asset.  Customer service experience is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ability to bend, reach and stand for extensive period of time, and lift up to fifty (50) – seventy five (75) pounds on a regular basis.

Proven skills include the ability to read orders and written instructions.

Perform basic math skills.

The incumbent must be cleared by a background check if applicable.

Working Conditions:
Works in a variety of settings including the ReStores sites.  Daily duties are carried out in all weather conditions.  Duties require constant attention to road conditions, and involve routine heavy manual tasks.

Send cover letter and resume to Frank Kessler at frankk@habitatoakland.org.  Pontiac and Farmington locations possibly alternating between both ReStores is also available.