Goodwill Industries of San Diego County

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Truck Helper I (Day Shift)

Truck Helper I (Day Shift)

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Job Location 
1996 Don Lee Place
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Starting Wage 
USD $11.50/Hr.
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Job Status 
Regular Full-Time

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POSITION SUMMARY: Assists Truck Driver with loading and unloading vehicles and navigate the assigned route.  Also assists with overall awareness while driving and guides the Driver whenever backing up a vehicle


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(Testing Time = Approximately 10 minutes)


Essential Functions Statement(s):


  1. Accompanies Driver on assigned routes and assists with any navigation needs, overall awareness while driving, physically escorting vehicles on properties where space is limited and any time driver is in reverse and positions chock blocks whenever the truck parks.
  2. Safeguards all donations and company property from damage and theft. Treats all donations and company property with respect and care.
  3. Safely and efficiently loads and unloads trucks, vehicles, containers and trailers. Loads and unloads vehicles by hand or by use of hand truck, lift gate and/or pallet jack.
  4. Politely and professionally assists in collecting donations/product from Goodwill facilities, businesses, and residences throughout San Diego County. Following all guidelines for accepting donation found in the Truck Driver and Truck Helper Training Manual.
  5. Assists the Driver with Pre and Post-Trip inspections. Daily cleaning the cab and box of the truck at the end of the workday.
  6. Safely and efficiently pads, stacks, and secures items in position on the truck to prevent damage during transit.
  7. Follows all safety rules and regulations and performs all assigned duties in a safe manner according to all company safety guidelines. Reports any safety concerns immediately to on site management or immediate supervisor.
  8. Complies with all guidelines set forth in the Truck Driver and Truck Helper Training Manual.
  9. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned or directed.
  10. Complies with all reasonable work related directions and requests from assigned driver. Notifies supervisor immediately of any concerns.





Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.

Experience: No prior experience necessary.

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills, ability to operate GPS tracking system preferred.

Certificates & Licenses: None

Other Requirements: Ability effectively use a dolly, pallet jack and lift gate.