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Driver/Distribution Clerk - 1 Full Time - Lewiston

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As the Distribution Clerk you will operate the Idaho Youth Ranch truck by loading and distributing merchandise from your assigned thrift store to the local distribution warehouse, and vice versa. The Distribution Clerk is required to have enough strength so that he/she can regularly move large furniture and appliances. On top of your main responsibilities, the Distribution Clerk will be in the back of the assigned IYR thrift store to handle and process incoming donations- So customer service skills are required to effectively perform the job, as you will interact with multiple donors a day.



Delivers merchandise to customer’s residences, distribution center or store location, efficiently loading the truck to maximize IYR transportation costs
Performs pre-trip inspection on the truck. Insures proper truck maintenance
Operates pallet jacks, hand-carts, lift gates, and other loading/moving equipment
Sorts, cleans, prices, and stocks donated merchandise. Regularly moves large boxes, furniture and appliances
Operates the compactor and crusher in a safe manner
Maintains agency quality assurance standards by adhering to all agency policies and procedures
Serves as a representative of the Idaho Youth Ranch to both staff and members of the community
Operates cash registers, credit card machine and check processing equipment
Ensures the accuracy of all monetary transactions


Must Haves

High school diploma or equivalent required
One year experience driving a delivery truck
Must possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license, driving record must meet agency standards
Demonstrated work ethic, integrity and professional conduct by using Professional verbal communication skills
General knowledge of the retail environment, including knowledge of popular brands, product pricing and antiques
Ability to work weekends regularly

Must be able to lift 40 pounds
Must be 21 years of age
Must be able to accurately discern colors
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions, including hot and cold environments regularly
May require a DOT physical examination
Stand for long periods of time, stooping, bending, twisting, lifting and reaching will be required in completion of job duties


You’ve got passion.

You want to make a difference and have a soft spot for kids.  You get excited about the possibility of having a real impact and working closely with a committed team to create something transformative.  You see what’s possible and don’t let obstacles deter you.  You like to get focused on a vision and work diligently to achieve it.  Your passion is evident in your interactions.  You like to have fun.

You like a challenge and enjoy a dynamic environment.

You’re okay with being the go-to person for customer service problems, challenges and opportunities.  You like to be the master of your environment and learn a system inside and out so you can make the most of your experience.

You’re a pro

You have a high personal standard of excellence, a strong work ethic and commitment to mission.  You’re looking for a new opportunity to leverage and grow your skills, to make a unique contribution to a team effort – to stretch your knowledge, skills and character.  You have an innate ability to recognize shifting priorities and adjust accordingly.  You understand the power of relationships, the value of persistence, the reward of professionalism, the fun of discovery and the inevitability of change.  You’re respected by your peers and can get results where others struggle. Integrity isn’t something you have, it’s who you are.

The Idaho Youth Ranch is one of the oldest non-profit agencies in the state of Idaho.  We save, empower and prepare kids for promising futures.

The Idaho Youth Ranch has a competitive Total Compensation Package including: medical plan, dental, vision, retirement plan and other optional benefits.  If you want to make a difference in a child’s life, apply today.

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I understand that pre-employement drug testing is required for this position. If a criminal background check or medical examination is required for the position for which I am applying, any offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of such background check and/or testing.

I also understand and agree that if hired, my employment is for no definite period and either the employer or I may terminate our relationship at will at any time without notice or reason and that this employment application does not constitute an employment contract. 

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