Delivery Driver


Procurement
Toronto, Ontario


Employment Type: Full-time Permanent

Job Title: Delivery Driver

Reports To: Regional Manager, Procurement

Terms of Employment: Full-time, Permanent (Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4 pm)

Salary: $19.23 / hour 

Location: Habitat for Humanity Centre Distribution Center (CDC) 101 Alexdon Road, Toronto, ON M3J 2B5

Website: www.habitatgta.ca or  www.instagram.com/habitatgta

Do you have a valid driver's license and love working with people?  If so this role is for you!

Habitat for Humanity GTA is looking for a full-time Delivery Driver to drive our trucks on a daily basis and support with picking up, dropping off, unloading, sorting, staging, and transporting donated items to our ReStore warehouse. Under the supervision of the Regional Manager, Procurement, the Delivery Driver is an advocate of our organization and delivers exceptional customer service to our donors, volunteers, and stakeholders. They communicate effectively and ensure a safe, and efficient work environment every day. 

Who We Are

Habitat for Humanity GTA is greater Toronto’s most recognized provider and advocate of solutions that tackle our region’s housing crisis. Our mission is to create a world where everyone has a safe, quality place to live. We focus on creative solutions to address the affordable housing crisis in Toronto, Brampton, Caledon, York Region and Durham Region. With the help of volunteers, donors and community partners, we unlock change for generations by bringing the benefits of home ownership to more people and communities. Since 1988, Habitat GTA has built 23 new communities, empowering more than 500 families.

We are a land developer, a home builder, a fundraiser, and a mortgage holder.  In support of our homebuilding operations, Habitat GTA operates a retail home improvement store called Habitat ReStore, which sells donated home furnishings, appliances, and renovation materials, with all proceeds helping us build more homes.  

Habitat GTA is growing.  We are an innovative, entrepreneurial social enterprise that has been increasing our capacity for impact each and every year. Together, we are building a better, more inclusive GTA for everyone.

Why Join Us?

  • A meaningful opportunity to make an impact and help your local community 
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation, personal days, and Habitat for Humanity days
  • Flexible work hours (never work nights!)
  • Generous benefits coverage plan (including dental, vision care, and extended health care)
  • Corporate gym membership and an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • RRSP matching eligibility
  • Volunteer opportunities to support our Habitat for Humanity Builds
  • Growth and development opportunities
  • The pride of being part of a highly respected, high profile global charity

The Opportunity

  • Safely operate straight truck or truck (16ft-26ft) and mechanical lifting devices including manual pallet truck, hand truck, and dollies
  • Drive to pick up donations, according to a predetermined route (i.e. homes, stores, corporate offices, etc.) and drop-offs to sites (i.e. ReStore and Habitat GTA Office locations within the GTA)
  • Adhere to legal driving standards and regulations
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to volunteers, donors, and stakeholders
  • Conduct daily inspections and complete pre and post-trip reports of company vehicles and equipment (truck, forklift, shrink wrapper, pump trucks, dollies)
  • Assist with loading and unloading materials from donors and in the warehouse
  • Sort and place materials on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code
  • Identify safety hazards and complete daily and monthly health and safety inspections
  • Represent Habitat for Humanity GTA as a Brand Ambassador by modeling our values and guiding principles

What You Bring

  • 3 years or more experience driving a 16ft - 26ft truck.
  • Must be 25 years and above in age.
  • Valid class G driver's license and a clean driver's abstract are required
  • Pickup & delivery, construction and warehouse experience (or other relevant experience) is required
  • Customer service experience is considered an asset
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs) and walk, stand, sit, stair climb, and travel on a regular basis
  • Safety boots required: CSA approved safety footwear to be worn at all times
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to effectively listen and provide instructions
  • Enjoys dealing with the public and has excellent customer service skills
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Friendly and helpful demeanor
  • Trustworthy and accountable
  • Punctual, reliable and has a good attendance record

Your Application

If you are ready to make a change in your local community and become a part of our team at Habitat for Humanity GTA, click on the Apply button within this posting or click on our Careers Page to find more: https://habitatgta.ca/careers/

Your Future at Habitat for Humanity GTA Awaits.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada throughout the duration of their employment with Habitat for Humanity GTA. Proof of eligibility will be required.

Habitat for Humanity GTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Habitat, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Habitat for Humanity GTA is committed to ensuring a barrier-free, accessible and inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove barriers to the hiring process to accommodate candidates with disabilities, providing the applicant has met the bonafide requirements of the employment position. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

As part of our selection process, the successful candidate must receive clearance by a police background check.

 We thank all applicants for their interest in Habitat for Humanity GTA, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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