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The Salvation Army Driver (DOT) in Anaheim, California

Requisition Number

11145 Homeless Services Driver - Anaheim Emergency Shelter

Post Date

7/18/2019

Title

Driver (DOT)

City

Anaheim

State

CA

Description

MISSION STATEMENT

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs

in His name without discrimination.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Salvation Army Homeless Service Programs serve the homeless population including those with severe mental health and substance abuse issues. All staff use trauma-informed care and strength-based approaches in all interactions with staff and residents. The

Homeless Services Driver provides transportation services to designated drop-off spots.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsibilities

  1. To know, explain and exemplify the mission, purpose and values of The Salvation Army.

  2. To create a safe, engaging environment for The Salvation Army employees, guests, members, volunteers, partners and vendors.

  3. Safely and effectively transport homeless residents to various drop off locations

  4. To maintain appropriate confidentiality and practice good boundaries with residents and staff.

  5. To proactively monitor vehicle safety and maintenance and maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle.

  6. Assist residents in loading bicycles.

  7. Assist Ambassadors or other staff as requested and perform other assignments/duties as directed.

Requirements

WORKING CONDITIONS

Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead. Ability to operate computer, fax and telephone. Ability

to lift up to 25 lbs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Valid California Class B Driver’s License, with passenger endorsement (P)

  2. High School Graduate or GED with 1year work experience.

  3. If in recovery, must have a sobriety minimum of two (2) years.

  4. Experience in or basic knowledge of mental health, homelessness and/or addictions fields preferred.

  5. Criminal background check is required.

  6. CPR and First Aid certification a must by 14 days of start date.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES

  1. Ability to exercise sound judgment in carrying out assignments independently.

  2. Good oral and written communication skills.

  3. Strong sense of workplace ethics and understanding of confidentiality protocols.

  4. Proactively identify vehicular maintenance

  5. Must be able to work any shift and/or assigned schedule, including weekends

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP

here.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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