Job Description

Working for Salvos Stores is a rewarding experience, which goes beyond a normal job. We operate as a professional, commercially focused retail business, recycling pre-loved goods generously donated by the public. We have a national retail network of over 350 stores focused on delivering social, environmental and business outcomes. Our surplus is directed into programs run by The Salvation Army, a Christian movement and one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities that helps thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship.

Salvos Stores is looking for a number of suitably qualified individuals for the position of Driver located at Rockhampton. Reporting directly to the Logistics Supervisor you will ensure the timely and accurate collection of goods from donor properties, clothing banks and stores, which requires you to deal directly with the public and evaluate and decline items that are not in a resalable condition.

Working independently, you will you have excellent customer service, communications and problem-solving skills to assist you with;

  • Loading/unloading - loose good including furniture items;
  • Performing labouring tasks. Together with a jockey you will lift and carry reasonable weights;
  • Distribution of goods to stores and assisting retail staff where required;
  • Ensuring a professional customer relations experience for our customers;
  • Using an electronic device to complete delivery paperwork;
  • Maintaining safe WHS methods and driving practices;
  • Completing pre-start checks, reporting incidents, near misses and vehicle maintenance issues;
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle provided.

Previous experience in multi-drop, courier or furniture removal, while highly regarded, is not essential. What is essential is a MR licence, good time management, reliability and a can-do attitude.

You will be a well presented, high energy, hands-on individual and will bring your proven track record in providing extraordinary customer service to the role. You will have experience in safe preparation, loading and unloading of goods. Importantly, as someone known for your integrity, you will also be comfortable aligning to The Salvation Army Mission and Values.

Applicants must be able to work with limited supervision and demonstrate;

  • Minimum 1 years' driving experience operating a medium rigid vehicle;
  • Current Australian drivers licence / Medium Rigid licence (or above) ;
  • Confident driving skills and a proven safety ;
  • Multi-drop, courier and/or furniture removal experience, an advantage;
  • Reasonable written and oral communication skills;
  • Organisational and problem solving skills;
  • Right to work in Australia.

We offer our drivers flexible working hours between 8-4, with weekends off, meaning that you'll have more time to spend doing the things you love outside of work! For those eligible employees we offer salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 tax-free, plus meals and entertainment benefits.

We also offer our eligible employees real and meaningful benefits such as;

  • Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits;
  • Employee Assistance Program - Independent confidential counselling service;
  • Opportunity for career development;
  • An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members;
  • Paid Uniform
  • Chaplaincy services

If you would like to work for one of Australia's leading not-for-profit organisations and have the satisfaction of knowing that your career contributes positively to the lives of thousands of Australians each year, please apply via the link and submit a current CV and a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.


The Salvation Army is subject to public health orders. You may be required to provide evidence of vaccine status dependent on requirements.

The Salvation Army is an equal employment opportunity employer, we are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We provide an inclusive work environment and embrace the diverse talent of our people. The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.


We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.