Kettle Driver – Central Oklahoma Area Command


Central Oklahoma Area Command, 1001 N Pennsylvania Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK  73107

Employment Type

Seasonal, Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Drives a Salvation Army vehicle for delivering and picking up Christmas kettles, supplies and bellringers to designated kettle locations.

Essential Functions

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related

Responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

Kettle Driver (95%)

Responsible for delivering and picking up Christmas kettles, supplies and bellringers at designated kettle locations.

Collects kettles and supplies from designated bell ringer and returns kettles to Area Command for counting.

Other Responsibilities (5%)

Locks vehicle doors when vehicle is not in use.

Parks vehicle in a safe and clearly marked parking space.

Performs other related work as required.

Materials and Equipment

Salvation Army vehicle                             Christmas Kettles and stands

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to drive up to a 24-foot box van.

Excellent knowledge of Oklahoma City and surrounding area streets.

General vehicle maintenance such as pre-trip inspections.

Ability to read and follow written instructions.

Minimum Qualifications Required

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or G.E.D. AND two years experience operating an automotive vehicle, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Valid Oklahoma driver’s license with a clean MVR (Motor Vehicle Record).

Physical Requirements

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Ability to travel to various locations throughout the metro.

Ability to safely drive a vehicle in heavy traffic.

Ability to greet guests, such as volunteers or clients.

Ability to concentrate in a disruptive environment.

Ability to alternate between manual labor duties and contact with public.

Ability to perform strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects.

Working Conditions

Work is performed driving various vehicles in the field while making deliveries and pick-ups.

Work is also performed in a warehouse and office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort.