ReStore Assistant Driver (Part Time)
Los Angeles, CA
Description


Job Location:    5201 W. San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90039 /  2215 Huntington Dr, Duarte, CA 91010  


FLSA: Non-Exempt Part Time


Hourly Rate: $18.00 per hour No benefit with the hiring bonus program


Work Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30AM - 5PM


Job Summary


San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStores are unique retail outlets selling quality new and gently used merchandise while helping to create affordable housing in the San Gabriel Valley.


The ReStore Driver will serve as an ambassador for our organization by picking up donated merchandise throughout our service area. If you have excellent customer service skills, experience in driving, delivery and retail, with a willingness to serve, this is the position for you.


This position is physically demanding and involves a significant amount of heavy lifting on a daily basis. It is also very rewarding, including many opportunities to help families build financial stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.


Essential Job Duties

  • Pick-up and deliver donations using Habitat for Humanity vehicles including a pick-up, box truck and stake bed truck
  • Properly load trucks to make sure all items are secure and will be safe to move and unload, while maximizing space
  • Use of appropriate tools (including pallet jacks, ratchet straps, hand trucks, furniture dollies, and a fork lift) to safely transport donations
  • Assist in keeping trucks well maintained and clean, including doing minor repairs, as needed, and regular inspections for up-keep (e.g. tire pressure, oil changes, fluid check, etc.)
  • Make sure all donations are sellable and match the ReStore’s donation criteria
  • Work in the ReStore warehouse and on the sales floor when donation pick-up duties are completed
  • Assist in other areas, as requested
Requirements


Education


High School Diploma or GED required; equivalent work experience will be considered

Valid California Driver’s License, clean pre-employment and on-going driving record mandatory


Experience

1 year of driving experience, specifically using box truck or bobtail preferred

Construction and home repair field preferred


Knowledge/Skills

  • Team player
  • Basic smartphone and tablet computer skills
  • Furniture moving experience preferred
  • Ability to understand and relate to diverse populations
  • Strong problem-solving
  • Clear communication
  • Active listening
  • Strong people skills
  • Level-headed
  • Organized and meticulous
  • Spatial intelligence
  • Self-Motivated


Abilities

  • Ability to stand for 8 hours per day
  • Ability to keep up with the heavy physical demands of the job
  • Ability to safely lift and carry heavy objects


Is committed to San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity’s mission to eliminate substandard housing and make affordable housing a matter of conscience and action


Disclaimer


This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.