Loading Dock Worker/ Driver

The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light
March 5, 2018
Job Type
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Human Resources, Email: hr@harbourlightbc.com
Closing date
March 12, 2018


Interested applicants must respond with cover letter and resume by 4:00 P.M.



  • Part Time: Mondays and Tuesdays – 6 AM to 2 PM; on call on other days


  • Ensures overall compliance with all safety procedures by implementing and monitoring Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Organize donations
  • Monitor garbage area and lane way
  • Ensures safe and careful handling of all pick-ups, deliveries, donations, kettle & other funds while protecting property, including donations & vehicles
  • Performs circle check of vehicles and maintains truck log book
  • Takes responsibility for daily and overall safety, operation of vehicle and records accordingly
  • Interacts with customers and donors in a courteous and professional manner
  • Loads and unloads goods at warehouse, destinations and other storage facilities
  • Maintains knowledge of legislative and company policies such as Health & Safety Regulations, provincial and municipal highway traffic acts
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Willingness to adhere to the Mission and values of The Salvation Army
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills, effective listening skills, and organizational skills
  • Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and a satisfactory ICBC Driver’s Abstract
  • One year’s experience driving commercial vehicles from 1 ton to 5 ton box units
  • Must be agile and be able to sit for long periods of time
  • Must be highly aware of safety awareness and procedures involving commercial vehicles
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Must obtain Criminal Record Check in accordance with Criminal Records Review Program
  • First Aid and CPR certificate preferred
  • Forklift license preferred or willing to obtain one
  • Be available as a relief Van Driver when required

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume. We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you require accommodation, please inform us of your requirements.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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