Truck Driver I

Sep 22 2021
Goodwill Industries of Hawaii |Honolulu|Full Time
Category: Retail
Job Description

Job Title: Truck Driver I

Location: Mapunapuna

Schedule: Core work hours are between 8:30 am-7:30 pm, Monday-Sunday, to include holidays, to meet the needs of a retail operation.

Compensation: Based on experience



Drives light trucks with GVW of 10,001 to 15,000 and/or other vehicles to transport materials to and from specified destinations, by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties:


·         Responsible for safe vehicle operations, driving, and crew safety at all times.

·         Drives truck to destination. Prepares donations receipts at house pick-ups or miscellaneous deliveries, if needed.

·         Identifies unusable material (UM) and advises donors of alternative means for pick up.

·         Loads and unloads material from vehicle by using a hand truck or dolly.  

·         Responsible for safely operating the lift-gate when up-loading and down-loading cargo.  

·         Coordinates load movements with the truck helper and other crew.  

·         Loads vehicle, distributes weight evenly, forms compact load, organizes assorted donations and effectively utilizes space.

·         Positions pads, stacks and secures items on truck to prevent damage to goods and positions blocks and ties rope around items to secure cargo during transit.

·         Completes and maintains truck log, according to state and federal regulations.

·         Completes and maintains vehicle maintenance sheets by performing daily inspections of vehicle, equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water. Reports any unsafe conditions immediately to the department supervisor.

·         Maintains telephone or radio contact with dispatcher or lead person to receive delivery/collections instructions.

·         Observes vehicle operations policy including state and federal regulations.

·         Is knowledgeable and familiar with streets and locations on the island of Oahu.

·         In case of an emergency, notifies the office by radio and performs emergency roadside repairs such as, installing light bulbs, while maintaining proper safety procedures at all times.

·         Operates other forklift trucks and vehicles as required, if currently certified.

·         Keeps outside areas clean and neat. Organizes all assorted donations, metals, furniture, and bins.

·         Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:  

·         High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

·         Or one year related experience and/or training

·         Valid Hawaii driver’s license -Type 3 and clean traffic abstract

·         Access to an insured vehicle with current registration


All applicants must currently reside in the state of Hawaii and be available for an immediate in-person interview

At Goodwill Hawaii our mission is simple, yet powerful, we help people with employment barriers reach their full potential and become self-sufficient.  We are the third largest non-profit agency in Hawaii and our motivation is sustaining Hawaii’s community through the power of work.   We service over 11,000 people and last year placed over 1,500 people into employment, resulting in $24 million in annual wages earned as a result of these job placements.  Join the Goodwill Hawaii family and help strengthen our Hawaii community, one job at a time. 


Goodwill Hawaii participates in E-Verify and is committed to fully complying with all Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action laws and regulations. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


We also foster and enforce a drug-free work environment.