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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Casual Driver - Clothing Pickups

Reference ID: #Casual Truck Driver

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Richmond, BC
Vancouver, BC
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Part Time
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Community and Social Services
Transportation and Warehousing

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The Developmental Disabilities Association is hiring Casual Drivers for day shifts starting @ 7:30am. This is a long term casual position. As a casual relief, hours are based on needs and candidate availability.

RATE: $18.75 per hour PLUS 9.8% in lieu of benefits

While truck driving experience is required, driving is a small percentage of the working day. DDA drivers can expect to handle a minimum of 4,000 lbs (200 x 20 lb bags) of product per day. Our Head Office is located in Richmond, where the successful candidate will pick up the truck. The route can be anywhere in the Lower Mainland. This is a very physical job involving loading and unloading the truck. There are tight deadlines to complete the route so the successful candidate must be able to endure the physical workload at a pace to complete the route within the scheduled work day.  There is only one driver per truck. The person in this position is also expected to drive throughout the Lower Mainland, placing donation bins at various locations. Tasks between driving and placing donation bins will be assigned on an as needed basis.

This is a 7-day operation. Casual drivers must have open 7-day availability.

Job Description

  • Must be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to safely operate a 3-ton truck with 18' box (Class 5 BC Driver's License required).
  • Empty donation bins, bag product & load truck.
  • Loading and/or unloading bags at store, warehouse or trailer.
  • Once successful, candidates can transition to residential donation pickups.

Union membership (BCGEU) is required. Successful casual drivers may apply for available full-time positions which include great benefits. Please note that once hired as a casual, candidates can apply for any internal postings.


  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the lower mainland.
  • Experience driving a one-ton truck within the lower mainland.
  • Must have good communication skills to deal with public in a professional manner
  • Clear spoken English to communicate over a two-way radio.
  • Work related experience driving trucks
  • Physically fit. Medical clearance will be necessary upon hire.
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the Lower Mainland and surrounding areas (Squamish to Chilliwack)
  • Clean Drivers Abstract.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Quote "B-Casual Driver" in subject line of your email, attach the following:

  1. An up-to-date resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Current copy of your Driver's Abstract

Please note that applications without a Driver's Abstract will not be processed. Only one application per posting; multiple applications will not be processed.

For more information, please visit our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Posted: October 18, 2017
Closes:December 17, 2017