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Logistics Driver  

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Description

Under the direction of the Logistics Manager the Logistics Driver will perform daily local deliveries and pick-ups in the company trucks to various locations to support internal and external customers. The Logistics Driver will also be responsible for the safety and proper transportation of in-house and customer materials such as orders, donations, mail and laundry under their custody (i.e. proper stacking, wrapping, labeling, physical movement of materials/loading and unloading while driving and load planning). Safe operation of material handling equipment such as pallet jack and forklifts is a must.

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with clients and colleagues, demonstrating ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village's organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of clients and of staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Accurately complete pre-and-post shift inspection and preventative maintenance logs for assigned vehicle.
  2. Supervise or help with the loading of company vehicles; adhere to all safety requirements including proper lifting techniques, use of dollies, lift gates, use of seat belts and other equipment when moving material.
  3. Maintain the highest degree of security and control of customer confidential material collection; based on contractual requirements and direction of Opportunity Village management; ensure the condition of the load and that it is securely fastened.
  4. Assists in obtaining accurate inventory counts of goods stored on company property as well as performing inventory counts.
  5. Follow the correct safety procedures when goods are being transported; responsible for the strict adherence to all policies and procedures.
  6. Responsible for accurate and legible completion of all documents (i.e. service tickets, delivery tickets and customer documentation).
    • Check all documentation related to the goods being transported by truck or van.
  7. Drives a truck or van to make deliveries or pick ups.
  8. Prepares goods for transport and storage.
  9. Assists in the organization of goods stored in the warehouse.
  10. Communicate route variable with manager (i.e. heavy traffic conditions, lag time with dock availability, lag time with customer specific needs and requests, etc.)
  11. Maintain a courteous and professional demeanor at all times.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Must have knowledge of local transportation routes.
  • Must have excellent truck driving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written).
  • Ability to care, respond and work with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Must encompass professional demeanor.
  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret instructions, gain knowledge and have initiative.
  • Knowledge of defensive driving techniques and relevant transport laws.
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures and how to identify hazardous road conditions.
  • Knowledge of methods of securing and covering loads, including use of locks, straps and types of knots.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Required: A valid driver’s license and a clean driving history.
  • Required: One – three years’ work experience in a role requiring minimal supervision.
  • Preferred: Three (3) years of truck driving experience.
  • Required: Fork lift certification or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire.
  • Preferred: Local truck driving experience.
  • Preferred: Nevada CDL Drivers License.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to tolerate stress.
  • Ability to stand, walk and climb in and out of a truck majority of the work day.
  • Frequent bending, standing, lifting and sitting (driving).
  • Ability to endure all outside weather conditions and high noise levels.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Rate of Pay $13.00 - 15.00/ Hourly DOE  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number DRI-18-00007  
Open Date 11/30/2018  
Location Varies  
About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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