Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Driver/Furniture Pick-up and Set Up

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/18/2021 9:46 AM)
ID
2021-3558
# of Openings
2
Category
Refugee Services

Overview

Thrive and Change Lives

 

At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!

 

We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!

 

Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion

Responsibilities

The Driver will coordinate acquisition and pick up of furniture and household good from donors. Other responsibilities include:

  • Schedule pick-ups and directly pick up donations as needed.
  • Deliver furniture and household goods to apartment of newly arriving refugees.
  • Using a housing checklist, inspect apartments for safety issues and ensure follow up with repairs as needed.
  • Communicate with landlords to resolve housing repair issues.
  • Record donations delivered following program guidelines.
  • Keep truck interiors clean.
  • Perform simple vehicle maintenance, such as filling gas tank, cleaning exterior and interior, taking vehicle for oil changes or state inspections, etc.).
  • Report any malfunctions or needed repairs.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations.
  • Check the condition of a vehicle's tires, brakes, windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, and safety equipment.
  • Comply with traffic regulations in order to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: H.S. Diploma/G.E.D with experience operating a box truck or a combination of education and relevant experience preferred. Experience with housing codes helpful.

 

Licenses/Certificate/Clearances: Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License.

Skills/Abilities: Must be able to lift heavy objects such as furniture, appliances and household goods up to lift 50lbs.


Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Ability to lift large pieces of furniture up to 50lbs. Must be able to sit for long periods of time.

 

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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