15 Feb 2012

Full-Time Collections Driver

Habitat ReStore Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job Description

Position Responsibilities:  Ensure donors receive professional, timely, and efficient service and donations are loaded and transported in a safe and secure manner.

Supervisor: Acquisitions Manager

Location:  Based from 4701 Deramus Ave., Kansas City, MO  64120; travel from location in company vehicle.

Status:  Hourly, Full Time Non-Exempt, with benefits

Position Tasks and Duties

1) Represents Habitat ReStore in a professional manner when dealing with donors, fellow staff members, and the general public.

2) Communicates effectively with donors and coworkers to ensure the efficient operation of collections.

3) Follows all applicable traffic and motor carrier laws.

4) Conducts on site screening on all donated items, refusing unacceptable items and providing referrals where possible.

5) Loads and secures from damage donated materials from around the Greater Kansas City area, honoring the schedule and arrangements made with donors; unloads those materials in coordination with the receiving supervisor.

6) Completes and submits receipts and reports as directed.

7) Performs preventative maintenance and upkeep on ReStore vehicles and equipment.

8) Provides field supervision to any staff members assigned to the position.

9) Works under the supervision of deconstruction services or receiving as assigned when there are no collections duties.

10)  Encourages volunteer program success by contributing to a positive, supportive atmosphere and encouraging volunteer engagement.


1) Valid Class E Missouri drivers’ license (or Kansas equivalent) with a clean driving record, DOT medical certification, and ability to pass pre-employment physical.

2) Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to perform a physically-demanding job on a daily basis, regularly lifting at least 70 lbs.

3) Exercises good judgment and work ethic whether on site or in the field.

4) Two years professional driving experience, preferably on a box truck.

5) Neat in appearance with good customer relation skills.

6) Ability to efficiently navigate the greater Kansas City area.

7) Must have basic auto mechanic skills.

8) High school graduate or equivalent at least 21 years old.

9) Familiarity with building materials a plus.


1) Health, dental, vision, and life insurance effective 1st of the month following 30 days employment

2) Voluntary, unmatched 403 (b) retirement plan, 125 Flex Spending Account, and supplemental insurance available

3) Accrued paid vacation days and paid holidays

4) Forklift training and certification provided

5) Working in a supportive, creative family-like environment


5 days, 40 hours per week to be performed M-F 8am to 4:30pm or Sat 8am to 4pm

How to Apply

General application available online. Complete application forms and resumes can be emailed to jobs@restorekc.org (preferred) or faxed to 816-231-7885. Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, February 24. No calls, please.

Job Categories: Deconstruction and Recycling. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Habitat ReStore.

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