Donation Truck Driver

Website The Foundry Thrift Store

The Donation Truck Driver’s primary responsibility is to operate a donation truck to pick up donations and deliver them to an enterprise location.  The Driver will work cooperatively with all team members and program participants to assist in implementing the overall Enterprises’ plan. This position requires a team member who promotes and participates in a collegial atmosphere within the Enterprises Department, works cooperatively with all enterprise team members to help them and the department attain the overall goal

Donation Truck Driver:

  • Primary operator of donation truck to efficiently pick up donations from residences or businesses
  • Functional knowledge of vehicle maintenance, including fuel and fluid levels, tire pressure, battery, fuses, light bulbs, and lift mechanisms
  • Proficient in basic math to calculate and verify delivery schedules, weights, and measures
  • Strategically review assigned route before departure and organize schedules to maximize pick-ups
  • Maintain constant communication with Dispatch during route
  • Functional knowledge of electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and computers
  • Observe all safety rules outlined in the guidelines provided by The Foundry Ministries
  • Observe all safety rules established by the Alabama Department of Public Safety and OSHA
  • Physically must be able to bend, lift, carry, load, and unload heavy objects; enter and exit vehicle frequently during route; drive long distances

Customer Relations:

  • Serve as an ambassador of The Foundry Ministries
  • Treat each individual with dignity and respect
  • Follow departmental guidelines for customer service and resolving customer issues
  • Deliver exemplary customer service to donors
  • Modeling Christ-like attributes and values through actions, words, and attitudes
  • Maintaining a safe, transparent, and healing environment that is based on grace, truth, love, trust, and authenticity without fear
  • Embracing the accountability process that leads to self-evaluation personally as well as for program participants, volunteers, donors, and guests
  • Teaching and mentoring program participants in every opportunity by using biblical precepts
  • Building healthy, loving, and compassionate relationships with program participants, guests, volunteers, donors, and staff while establishing healthy and safe boundaries
  • Maintaining a personal lifestyle of integrity, honesty, and responsibility
  • Praying with program participants, volunteers, guests, donors, and staff

Employment Readiness – Riders:

  • Follow program guidelines and rider guidelines regarding interactions with and oversight of program participants assigned to a vehicle
  • Treat each program participant assigned as a Rider with dignity and professionalism
  • Communicate issues and concerns regarding program participants to management
  • Maintain program participant confidentiality at all times

Qualifications and Education/License  Requirements:


  • High School Diploma, GED, or approved equivalent experience


  • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience driving large trucks, including basic vehicle inspections and maintenance
  • Organizational and time management skills


  • The Foundry’s insurance carrier approved valid state-issued driver’s license, clean driving record, and must
  • Knowledge of safe lifting/carrying guidelines and other basic safety guidelines
  • Able to work required overtime as assigned by the Offsite Warehouse Assistant Manager, including but not limited to evening shifts and special events
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and email
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to resolve issues in a calm and efficient manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable presenting information in person or via various communication channels (telephone, email, social media)
  • Servant leader
  • Quick learner and enjoys the challenge of taking on new assignments
  • Willingness to be a team player

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