Hiring: Driver/Swamper – findedmonton

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Find is looking for an awesome new person to join our team as a fulltime Driver/Swamper.


Meet Find

Find is a social enterprise with two goals: providing essential furnishings free of charge to individuals and families who are moving out of homelessness through Housing First, and supplying low-cost, quality furniture and housewares for sale to the public.

Find is looking for a passionate and skilled Driver/Swamper to join our logistics team. This position works out of Find Edmonton at 5120 122 street in Edmonton, Alberta.



About You

At your core, you should be passionate about helping people. We work with a diverse group of people to help our most vulnerable friends transition out of homelessness and into their new home through the Housing First program and human connection is a must. You are an organized person that loves getting a workout in while you work. You have a great driving record and a firm understanding the roadways in Edmonton and surrounding areas. You take care of your vehicle, can pack a truck and have great attention to detail. You prioritize safety.



What You’ll Do

This role is responsible for Housing First deliveries, customer deliveries and donor pick ups, as well as all safety aspects of the vehicle crew in the loading/unloading, securing, and safe operations of the vehicle. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Provide great customer service
  • Book and verify appointments for donation pick-ups, customer deliveries and Housing First deliveries
  • Load and unload trucks as needed
  • Establishing and confirming the most effective and economical route along with providing a time schedule for the days requirements
  • Provide receipts of all vehicle expenditure on a weekly basis
  • Ensuring all vehicle crew members follow all policies and procedures of Find for vehicle movements, loading-unloading procedures and client/customer safety
  • Assist in the hiring process for drivers and swampers as required
  • Maintain and update record on all Find vehicles and establish a maintenance schedule and book maintenance for vehicles
  • Review and confirm vehicle inspection sheets
  • Present any concerns or issues on behalf of the vehicle crews to Find Leadership
  • Participate in regular meetings with all drivers, swampers and dispatchers with over-view of events, mishaps, information received from donors (both positive and negative)
  • Track Kilometer and fuel expenditures and provide monthly reports
  • Generate weekly statistics based on deliveries, pick-ups and geographical area and monthly statistics as required and directed
  • Other duties as required.

Must Haves

  • Minimum of High School or GED equivalent.
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Clear driving abstract
  • Commercial driving experience
  • Open and transparent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Availability Monday-Saturday with flexibility to work 37.5 to 44 hours per week
  • Ability to work in steel toe shoes/boots
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Solid analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Clear criminal record check

Nice To Haves

  • Experience and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of the state of homelessness in Edmonton and across the country is an asset.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations
  • Experience navigating Edmonton and surrounding areas

Find’s Work Culture

  • Innovative -- innovative and outside of the box thinkers
  • People-oriented -- supportive and open
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • Fun and Focused – We work hard, and we play hard
  • Goal-oriented – We will end homelessness in Edmonton.

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COVID-19 Precaution(s)

  • Proper PPE at all times
  • Heightened sanitization protocols
  • Department separation
  • Updated policies and procedures upon request

Find is an open and flexible team because of the diverse backgrounds of our staff. This includes professional background, subject matter expertise, culture, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, language, hobbies, etc. We strongly encourage women, minorities, and people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.


Wage: $22/hr


If you would like to apply, please send resume to info@findedmonton.com


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