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Requisition Number 04250 Seasonal Kettle Driver
Post Date 11/20/2020
Title Christmas Kettle Driver
City Reno
State NV
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The Salvation Army
Position Kettle Driver
Job Code DN7Q0002
Department 04-250 Reno Corps
Location Reno, NV
Status Non-Exempt / On-Call (Temp)
The Salvation Army 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 for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

This position is responsible for providing a safe and dependable group transportation in accordance with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements, and the philosophy of The Salvation Army to enhance the programs and ministries of the Corps.

1. Safely transport all bell ringers to and from designated bell ringing sites in a timely manner.
2. Drop off and collect kettles from bell ringing sites
3. Ensure that bell ringers fill in their timecards as required
4. Keep extra supplies of bells, aprons, timecards and other bell ringer supplies in the vehicle.
5. To refill the gas tank as needed or communicate any needed repairs to the Corps officer(s)
6. To help check on bell ringers to make sure that they are working in the prescribed manner.
7. Report any concerns or complaints about bell ringers or from the stores.
8. Keep track of mileage.

1. Completion of daily trip logs with monthly submission to Corps Assistant.
2. Completion of inspection checklist when driving DOT regulated vehicles.
3. Provide routine maintenance which includes:
a. As needed: gasoline, trash disposal, and clutter removal,
b. Weekly: washing and vacuuming,
c. Quarterly: Oil changes, lube, tire rotation, safety inspection, and deep cleaning.
4. Work with Corps Assistant to assist in providing other maintenance as repairs as needed.
5. Ensure vehicle safety by closing all windows and locking all doors when not in use.
6. Responsible for assigned vehicle keys.
7. Cooperate with other professional members in assessing and assisting to solve adult and children’s concerns and challenges in emergency situations.
8. Always maintain a positive and professional image.
9. Perform other duties as assigned
1. Possession of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. Must have a pleasant personality and the ability to communicate well with the public.
3. Must present an appropriate appearance (i.e., clothing should be neat, clean and pressed, not loose-fitting or sloppy, and in good condition; shoes must be clean and in good condition). Due to cold weather, you will want to dress warmly. The red windbreaker must always be worn along with an identification badge.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
1. Must pass The Salvation Army background check.
2. Non-DOT Drivers must possess a valid California Class C Driver License, and ability to drive a Salvation Army vehicle, which includes, but is not limited to:
a. Must be 21 years or older.
b. Complete the Salvation Army vehicle course training.
3. DOT Driver – must possess Possession of a valid Class A or B Driver License or with passenger endorsement is an added advantage, or ability to obtain within six months of hire, which includes, but is not limited to:
a. Must be 21 years or older.
b. Must pass DOT Pre-Employment and DOT Physical.
c. Obtain a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from the DMV and present upon interview.
d. Authorize The Salvation Army to add name to the DMV Pull Notice Program.
e. Complete The Salvation Army vehicle course training.

1. The employee must be able to stand for up to 2 hours at a time. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed would not result in undue hardship.

This document in no way constitutes an offer of employment nor act as terms and conditions of employment.
The Salvation Army is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Minorities/Women/Veterans/People with Disabilities.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact when being scheduled for the interview.
Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the Eugene D. Jones:
  • 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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