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Driver Helper in South San Francisco, CA at Goodwill San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Performs routine manual work in assisting truck drivers in loading and unloading of goods from one location to the other i.e. retail stores, warehouse, donation sites and businesses. When not in route the driver helper performs a variety of operational functions including warehouse and dock work.



  • Ensures the accountability, security, and safety of the donations when in route
  • Assists in checking and verifying bills of lading and comply with department guidelines
  • Provides assistance to driver in reading maps, using radio or phones to connect with dispatcher and assist the driver to back-up trucks or trailers into the dock


  • Manually loads and unloads trucks
  • Help keep the truck clean
  • Assist the driver in customer service
  • Come to work neat and clean in appearance and wear Goodwill issued uniform in a professional manner
  • Provide assistance to the driver and serve as a “spotter” to guide the truck to the loading dock when needed
  • Reads maps and directions
  • Operates material handling equipment as needed
  • Complies with proper loading and unloading procedure
  • Checks and verifies receipts of goods
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: (education, work experience, and technical competencies)

  • 1 year of related experience
  • Should know the turning and backing capabilities of the truck and driver, and be able to communicate his directions with understandable hand signals
  • Respects and has knowledge of cultures, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientations and age groups other than one’s own, able to work effectively with all.
  • Must be able to lift 35 to 50 lbs consistently