Goodwill Industries of San Diego County Truck Driver I (Regular) in Escondido, California

POSITION SUMMARY: Operates a truck primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise/donations from donation centers, Goodwill stores/facilities, businesses or private residences.

Essential Functions Statement:

  • Safeguards all donations and company property from damage and theft. Treats all donations and company property with respect and care. Assists donors when present and necessary.

  • Reads maps, operates navigational tools (Teletrac/GPS) and follows written and verbal geographic directions.

  • Maintains records such as Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIRS) and daily Trip Sheets according to all State and Federal laws and company procedures.

  • Provides basic direction and redirection if assigned a Truck Helper.

  • Safely operates/drives 20-26 foot bobtail trucks, completing all daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections on assigned vehicles, immediately reporting any supply needs, equipment needs/issues and any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles to Dispatch or a Transportation Management member.

  • Safely and efficiently loads and unloads truck, vehicles, containers and trailers. Loads and unloads vehicles by hand or with the use of a hand truck, lift gate and/or pallet jack.

  • Maintains communication with Dispatch, calling at each stop and at scheduled times throughout the day. Appropriately uses and responds to Teletrac messages.

  • Safely and efficiently pads, stacks, and secures items in position on the truck to prevent damage during transit.

  • Abides by all safety procedures and policies at all times. Reports any safety concerns immediately to on-site management or immediate supervisor.

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as directed or assigned.


Education: High School Degree or GED preferred.

Experience: 6 months industrial vehicle driving experience required, one year preferred.

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

Certificates & Licenses: Valid California Driver’s License, (Class C) with driving record acceptable to Goodwill’s insurance company’s standards.

ID: 2019-6154

Street: 1996 Don Lee Place

External Company Name: Goodwill Industries of San Diego County

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