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Truck Driver - Cardiff

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Permanent, full-time - 38 hours per week.
  • Based at the Retail Distribution Centre in Cardiff.
  • Required licenses: NSW driver license, MR or HR (Heavy Rigid) and LF license
  • Retail and Distribution Enterprise Agreement 2015, Team Member Grade 2, $25.72 per hour

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 Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hand 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 Truck Driver is part of the dedicated team of staff and volunteers in Cardiff working together to ensure that the Vinnies shops are fully stocked with pre-loved, good quality items. Good customer service and time management skills are important to this role. There is lifting involved, a good driving record will be highly regarded.

The Truck Driver is responsible for:

  • Timely delivery of stock to Vinnies Shops; delivery of goods to customers and people we assist
  • Ensure preoperational checklists are completed for all loads
  • Collection of goods from donation bins; store to store transfer of stock
  • Dealing with staff/volunteers, customers and people we assist in a professional manner
  • Carrying out motor vehicle inspection and reporting maintenance requirements for truck as required
  • Ensuring the security of goods, equipment and vehicle
  • Clearing waste from retail shops
  • Complying with relevant WHS standards and procedures.

The role will report to the Transport Manager. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Proven ability to be able to work autonomously.
  • Demonstrated experience in a warehouse or distribution environment.
  • Professional empathy skills in working with donors and welfare clients.
  • Physical capacity to stand for long periods of time and lift goods safely.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce including employees and volunteers.
  • NSW driver licence and MR or HR (Heavy Rigid) and LF licence.

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 people's lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • 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, a pre-employment medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.
If you have any questions about this role, please email to Martin Pottage (Logistics Manager) on martin.pottage@vinnies.org.au quoting: Truck Driver - Carfdiff/VIN2438 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please apply online, attach your CV and answer the screening questions below this job advertisement.

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.

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