Truck Driver/Storeperson

  • Your opportunity to make a difference!
  • Full time, 38 hours per week Mon-Fri 7.40am to 3.45pm
  • Based in Wollongong Warehouse
  • Requires current LR Licence
  • Retail and Distribution Enterprise Agreement 2015, role is classified as Team Member Grade 2, hourly rate is $24.60

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Societys mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a hands up approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

The Role

The role is part of the Commercial Enterprises team that is in the Commercial Enterprise, Fundraising and Communications directorate. The team is responsible for state-wide recycling and sustainability initiatives; Container Deposit Scheme (CDS); and new commercial enterprises.

The Truck Driver/Storeperson is accountable for security, safety, maintenance, cleanliness and operation of vehicles and warehouse equipment and for the safety of all volunteers who use such vehicles and equipment. Responsibilities include:

  • driving vehicles in a safe, lawful manner
  • picking up donations of goods and furniture
  • delivering goods and furniture
  • ensuring all Society clothing bins are emptied on a regular basis
  • loading and unloading vehicles in a safe manner
  • ensuring all donated money received is properly recorded and receipt issued to donor

This role will report to the Warehouse, Transport and Logistic Manager.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Safe driving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Physical ability to perform duties required of this position
  • LR Drivers Licence
  • Good geographical knowledge of the Wollongong areas
  • Thorough knowledge of all road rules and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of Manual Handling procedures, Work Health and Safety legislation and procedures
  • Ability to perform all duties in a manner consistent with the philosophies, aims and objectives of the Society
  • Ability to treat people we serve with sensitivity and awareness of class and cultural differences at all times
  • Ability to work in a cooperative and empathetic manner when dealing with homeless people, other agencies, Society members, staff, volunteers and the general public
  • Maintain and respect confidentiality in relation to Society, Centres and Volunteers

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to peoples lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check.

Applications close at 11:00 pm on 1 December 2019

Please submit your application attaching your Resume.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

25/11/2019 $0 Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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