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The Salvation Army EDS Food Program Assistant (Temporary) in Salem, Oregon

Description

Recruiting Opportunity Closes: 04.13.2021

Hourly Wage: $15.00

Hours Per Week: 29 (Temporary)

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 of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Application Instructions:

Complete the online job application.

To apply online go to: EDS Food Program Asst. (Temporary) (https://tinyurl.com/2spmv9wc)

To apply in person go to 1865 Bill Frey Drive, Salem OR 97301. Complete the job application provided to you. Incomplete applications will not accepted.

Questions, contact Captain Quinton Markham at quinton.markham@usw.salvationarmy.org 503-798-4780. Captain Markham is the sole point of contact for questions regarding this position.

Recruiting Accommodation Statement:

To obtain assistance with accommodations related to the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerning your application process, please contact 1-888-887-6528 or email thq.reporting.line@usw.salvationarmy.org, attention Eric Hansen or Sheila Jordan.

Scope of Position:

Supply, maintain, and drive vehicles to assigned locations to deliver prepared meals to individuals in need.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Drive a box truck, step van, or vehicle similar in size and design to a food truck.

Speak the English language to express ideas and communicate effectively.

Interact with individuals using generally accepted business behaviors and standards in favorable and unfavorable situations.

Train, plan, and direct the work of volunteers

Organize, prioritize, plan work own tasks, and multitask.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Drive assigned vehicles.

Distribute prepared food to individuals seeking help from The Salvation Army.

Load and unload food and supplies into vehicles.

Manage volunteers as assigned by corps officer. Inform corps officer of any difficulties with volunteers and interpersonal relations with individuals receiving food.

Maintain vehicles: cleanliness, inside and out, fuel/fluid levels. Inform corps officer of any maintenance/repair needs.

Must be well-groomed and adhere to the required dress code.

Physical Requirements:

Lift up to 25 lbs. and carry for short distances.

Walk, bend, stoop, squat, twist body, stand for short/long periods of time, kneel, push, pull, have sense of touch, reach, reach above shoulders, grasp with hands and fingers, hear, close vision, vision to drive in low visibility conditions, finger dexterity, speak, read.

Working Conditions:

Drive and work in all weather conditions common to Oregon Willamette Valley region.

MISCELLANEOUS:

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

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 is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

Supervisor: Salem Corps Officer

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • High School or Equivalent or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • Food Handler's Card

  • Driver's License

Experience

Required

  • Experience driving a delivery truck or van.

Preferred

  • Customer service experience preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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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