Truck Driver

570 Fifth St, Parkersburg, WV 26101, USA Req #26211
Friday, May 26, 2023

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a full-time Truck Driver for the Parkersburg, WV Family Store under the Potomac Division.

Position Summary

Drives Salvation Army truck along scheduled route to pick-up donations and/or deliver merchandise to customers; operates the truck in compliance with established Salvation Army standards and state driving regulations; lifts, carries, loads, and unloads variety of donations including furniture, appliances, clothing, etc.; ensures the safety, security, and accountability of the vehicle and donations at all times; assists in performing work in the thrift store and warehouse.



Education and Experience

High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred but not required, and one (1) year experience driving a heavy-duty truck or large van; OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid State Driver's License.

Must pass The Salvation Army Risk Management guidelines for operating a TSA vehicle (MVR Clearance).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the assigned geographical area.
Ability to organize pick-up tickets and to schedule route in a manner that saves time and gasoline consumption.
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with co-workers.
Employees in this position must meet all DOT requirements for vehicles associated with this position at all times.
Ability to drive a heavy-duty truck.


Physical, Mental Requirements

Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to read and follow a map and/or hand-written directions.
Ability to perform strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects.
Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.


Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull heavy (over 50lbs.) materials, supplies and equipment frequently.
Heavy mobility duties are usually performed by combinations of standing, walking, climbing ladders or steps, bending, reaching, or transporting merchandise on frequent change basis relieved by fewer periods of sitting or operating a vehicle.

Working Conditions

Work requires driving a vehicle daily with exposure to the outdoors where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

Work is also performed in a stock room, warehouse, or store environment where there are discomforts associated with changes in weather. There are occasional discomforts associated with noise, crowds, dust, lint, chemical odors, and the like.

Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.


*Application Submittal Period: 5/26/2023 - 6/16/2023


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.  

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Store
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 570 Fifth St, Parkersburg, WV 26101, USA