Driver

Overview

Date Posted:
11/23/2021
Job Code:
DRIVER
Location:
48 49 35th St PDC
Address:
48-25 33rd Street
City:
Long Island City
State:
NY
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Service

Description

 

Why Housing Work

Housing Works was founded in 1990; With a long-term commitment to AIDS advocacy. Housing Works established New York State’s first harm reduction-based, OASAS-licensed outpatient drug treatment program. Other services include Health Home care management, behavioral health, and syringe exchange programs. A pioneer in the social entrepreneurship movement, Housing Works operates 13 high-end thrift shops in Manhattan and Brooklyn and a much-loved Bookstore Cafe in Soho. For more information, visit www.housingworks.org

Benefits 

We have three comprehensive healthcare plans to choose from based on your priorities and budget. Housing Works covers most of the plan; you pay a portion, based on your salary.

Staff begins accruing PTO immediately for a total of up to 30 days earned in the first year. 

We offer employees an educational benefit. This money is available for tuition loan reimbursement, tuition costs, and text books.

Position Overview: 

Transports donations of but not limited to; household goods, furniture, clothing, and related items as needed; including supplying HW thrift shops with supplies. Operate Vehicles as required to facilitate loading, unloading, and transport of donated goods. Effectively inspect donations for salability.

Responsibilities:

• Abide by all policies and procedures in the Thrift P&P manual and HW Employee manual. 

• Loads/Unloads furniture, clothing, housewares and related items on and off the trucks, ensuring safe arrival of goods. 

• Work with the dispatcher to fulfill the needs of the PDC and Thrift Shops. 

• Ensure Proper care to vehicles and equipment. 

• Maintain a clean NYS driver’s license. 

• Reporting accidents. 

• Perform miscellaneous jobs.

• Maintenance of transportation vehicles including supplies and tools.

Minimum Requirements

 

Education/Skills Requirements:

• Excellent internal/external customer service. 

• Valid, Clean NYS driver’s license; CDL preferred. 

• High School Diploma or GED. 

• Moving experience moving furniture and related materials. 

• Experience in Driving and safely operating large moving trucks. 

• Ability to lift/manipulate objects up to 150lbs, with assistance if needed. 

• Flexible schedule, overtime and some weekends 

• Knowledge of moving techniques. 

• Ability to manage time, and effectively communicate. 

• Ability to follow instructions and procedures. 

• Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds. 

• Ability to navigate through NYC streets, and surrounding boroughs.

 

Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Housing Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  

This position is included in a bargaining unit of Housing Works’ New York City employees represented by a labor union known as the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union (“RWDSU”).  Accordingly, the RWDSU has the exclusive right to bargain over the terms and conditions of employment related to this position and this position may become covered by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement (a “CBA”) between Housing Works and the RWDSU. 

$15/hr


Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.