RETAIL THRIFT STORE – TRUCK ASSISTANT

We’re looking for a dynamic, customer service-focussed self-starter to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to make a difference in their community. As a non-profit enterprise we have the ability to turn our success into positive results for the community by assisting those less fortunate through the efforts of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul.

Responsibilities of the role that you will need to be successful:

  • Deliver / pickup furniture and other items from donors with a focus on courteous and polite customer service
  • Follow schedules and meet deadlines
  • Maintain clean interior/exterior of company vehicles and compound
  • Daily maintain cleanliness of property and ensure no safety violations exist
  • Act of replacement truck driver when required
  • Bale clothing
  • Any fines, moving/parking violations, chargeable offences and their associated expenses are the responsibility of the driver
  • Be knowledgeable of the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Adhere to policies and procedures set by management with the approval of the Store Committee
  • Perform other duties as assigned and assist the store manager as directed and as required
What we’re looking for from you:

  • Class G Drivers License
  • Must be at least 25 years of age (insurance requirement)
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Physically capable of lifting heavy objects up to 75 pounds
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Safety shoes/boots must be worn at all times while working
  • Acceptance of a flexible work schedule that may include Saturday
  • Ability to speak and read English
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with difficult customers
  • Must be open to completing a police check.
What we offer you in return:

  • A full-time position of 37.5 hours per week.
  • A competitive salary package that includes:
    • A full benefits package that includes a safety shoe subsidy
    • Two weeks paid vacation.
If this sounds like a role you can truly excel in please send your resume describing how you will succeed directly to Judy Mepsted, Store Manager, at stvincentstore@gmail.com . (www.ssvplondon.com)

Applications will be accepted up to and including Friday April 27, 2017.

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is dedicated to helping those less fortunate. With essential care and guidance, struggling families and individuals can build self-confidence and positive opportunities. The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul helps people replace a sense of despair with a sense of dignity.