Driver (Union- SP2)

  • American Red Cross
  • West St Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 07, 2021

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross  you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best.  Are you ready to be part of  the world's largest humanitarian network?

***As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.****

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Job Description:

*$1,500 dollar sign-on bonus paid after 90 days*

Are you seeking a part-time opportunity that makes a difference? Are you passionate about meeting new people? Do you want to have an impact in your community, across the country, and around the world? If your answer is “yes”, then we invite you to become a Courier for the American Red Cross!

Drivers provide for the delivery and return of blood products and materials to internal and external customers. Comply with safety policies and procedures in the work area and use applicable protective equipment at all times to prevent exposure to potentially infectious blood and body fluids.

Schedule: This is a part-time position working 25-30 hours per week. The schedule will be variable (mostly afternoons and weekends).

Pay Rate: $14.94 per hour (plus shift differential for evenings and weekends)

Driver - Responsibilities:
1. Drive vehicle to pick-up, deliver and properly store American Red Cross Blood Services products.
2. Operate vehicle safely and within traffic laws. May require driving in inclement weather conditions.
3. Follow an assigned route. Read and interpret maps and directions.
4. May maintain logs and reports for daily runs.
5. Maintain vehicle in a clean condition. May check fluid levels, and gas vehicle.
6. May provide shipping and receiving support.
7. Perform other related duties as necessary.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified.

Driver Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and related experience required.
  • Previous experience with a messenger service or trucking company desired.
  • Must have valid drivers license and clean DMV record.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:
The duties are representative of the essential functions of the position. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. Ability to sit for long periods of time while driving routes. May have to load or unload trucks lifting or moving up to 50 pounds. Must be able to drive throughout the region.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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