is a dynamic, fast growing for-profit company with a three "P"
mission - for People, for Planet, and for Profit. We are a value driven,
difference making green company whose employees see themselves as part of the
team. USAgain (use-again) collects unwanted textiles and resells them in the U.S. and abroad, effectively diverting millions
of pounds of clothing from landfills, generating new revenue streams for U.S. businesses
and non-profits, and fueling local economies in emerging countries.
At USAgain, you will find a friendly and open work environment where employees
are given all opportunities to grow both personally and professionally. Your
bright future starts right here
Works in accordance with USAgain established
policies and procedures and under the direction of the Transportation
Manager/Supervisor. The Route Driver is
responsible for executing daily emptying of collection boxes in an assigned geographical
territory that is split into specific route-days. Driving a company provided
vehicle safely, providing unsurpassed courteous service to site-hosts and
conveying a professional image to the public are all required of the Route
Job Duties and Responsibilities
operates company provided vehicle
a clean, neat and presentable professional image
materials i.e., clothes, shoes and miscellaneous items from
collected material as needed, lifting 50 lbs items several hundred times
the bagged types of material separated on the truck.
the collected material to designated warehouse, and offload products
daily records; reporting to supervisor daily collected amounts (weights)
as well as issues with site hosts, conditions of drop-boxes, truck issues
out and move drop-boxes and replacing new ones on sites on an as needed
maintenance including washing of the containers in the workshop or on the
any other duties required including warehouse work such as baling clothes,
shipping and receiving if needed.
company standards and policies - among others in the areas of safety,
order and good maintenance of the equipment so that the collection
reflects a professional and well-run company.
proactive efforts to maximize and optimize tonnage of clothes collected
from our collection boxes
Additional Job Duties and Responsibilities
formal face-to-face meeting to review weekly results with management team
members and Division Manager.
for receiving driver offloads when Warehouse Manager is not available at
the warehouse and check clothing as it is off-loaded.
all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Division Manager.
in all meetings, in-services, and committees, as designated by management.
Inspect the truck including oil
and fluid levels, and check that the carts and/or pallet jack is securely
fastened. Pick up the scanner, route sheet, and choose the necessary maps.
Check if there are any special comments from supervisor or office admin person
on the route sheet. Fill out your initials on the route list. Drive the route.
At Bin Site
Open the drop-box, scan the
barcode and enter the estimated weight of the clothes and whether there is anything
outside the box. Judge how to load the
contents on to the truck (through the side door or with 1 or more carts).
Take the cart(s) down with the
tailgate. Wheel them to the drop-box. Put the contents of the drop-box into the
cart(s). Bag any loose clothes and tie the bag closed.
Empty the drop-box completely.
Any garbage (inside or outside the box) such as wet clothes broken toys,
illegally dumped items etc. must be removed completely from the site. Lock the drop-box. Note on the route list any
comments on the drop-box or the site. Bring the cart(s) back on the truck and
fasten them securely. Always keep clothes, shoes, miscellaneous and trash
separated on the truck.
Complete the route, also if time
is running late. Call the Dispatcher if you are in doubt or before leaving the
area if you want to return home before the route list is completed.
After the route is finished,
unload the carts and weigh them in. Put them in straight rows in the warehouse
according to the instructions of the warehouse workers. Mark the weight on the
receiving sheet and attach it to the route sheet. Enter the total estimated and
actual weight collected on the route list.
Compare to improve your future estimates. Throw the collected trash and wet clothes in
the dumpster. Fill the truck with empty carts.
Excellent communication skills, a pleasant
disposition, and ability to effectively articulate ideas and concepts through
telephone, written communication, individual conversations and business
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition
and enthusiasm in dealing with people.
Ability to read and comprehend memos, reports
and variety of instructions in written, oral and
Ability to convey information on a person-to-person
basis clearly and distinctly so that it is
Ability to organize and prioritize.
Ability to work effectively within teams.
Must be flexible regarding work schedule and
willing to work some evenings, weekends and
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with
personnel, visitors and the general public.
Understanding of the critical issues facing the
people serviced by the organization and how all
current and potential service users relate
to the company's activities, objectives and goals.
A demonstrated commitment to waste reduction and