Job Vacancy Transportation Coordinator American Red Cross

Job title: Transportation Coordinator

Company: American Red Cross

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world’s largest humanitarian network?

Join us—Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

Why Choose Us?

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. At the American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.

At the American Red Cross, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission. When you join our team, you can help save lives every day. You’ll be part of a like-minded team that shares a passion for making a difference and a work environment that supports growth, learning, and succeeding.

Standard Schedule: 730 am to 4 pm.

Pay Information: $18.00 an hour

What You’ll Do:

As a transportation Coordinator, you will dispatch red Cross Employee and/or volunteer drivers for blood pick-up and delivery. You will coordinate various transportation-related services including scheduling, routing, and ensuring the safe operation of all vehicles. You will perform complex administrative duties to ensure the efficient and cost-effective integrated logistics operation of transportation within the Division. Provide support to the daily operations in the functional area of Transportation.

The Details:

  • Coordinate and schedule deliveries and shuttles including empty box pickups utilizing vendors/volunteers and ARC paid couriers based on the most economical and cost-effective means. Coordinate pickups of collected products (time-sensitive and non-time sensitive) from mobiles, fixed sites and staging sites utilizing the most economical and cost-effective means.
  • Make proactive adjustments to routes on an as needed basis due to inclement weather, major traffic issues, and special events, etc.
  • Schedule and supervise volunteers and work with volunteer Manager to increase volunteer base. Participate in planning of local recognition events.
  • Interact with customers to provide updates on deliveries. Monitor electronic manifest to provide tracking of couriers and deliveries to customers.
  • Perform invoice monitoring, reconciliation and timely payment of all bills. Maintain good communication and follow up with the Vendor.
  • Work with supply management group and contracting as needed.
  • Evaluate and ensure the proper vehicle needs are being met for the site and coordinate the request with the Fleet Coordinator. Work with Fleet for vehicle needs.
  • On-call may be required.

Physical Requirements

The duties are representative of the essential functions of the position. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. May have to sit for extended periods of time. May have to load or unload trucks lifting or moving up to 50 pounds. Must be able to drive throughout the region.

What We Need From You:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two years’ experience required.
  • A valid driver’s license and clean DMV record is required.
  • Must have basic computer, reading, and communication skills. Previous experience with messenger service or trucking company is desirable.

What’s In It For You?

We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.

  • Medical, Dental Vision plans
  • Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • PTO + Holidays
  • 401K with 4% match
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Employee Assistance
  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
  • Service Awards and recognition

Commitment to Your Health & Safety-COVID-19:

The American Red Cross requires all new hires be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This means that all individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the vaccination process prior to their start date. Upon being offered a position, individuals will be required to submit proof of vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your request must be approved prior to hire.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating and maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and volunteers who reflect all communities we serve; by cultivating a collaborative, inclusive and respectful work environment that empowers all contributors; and by leveraging diverse partnerships – all of which helps to ensure culturally competent service delivery supported by effective community leadership and engagement. The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural groups for employees and volunteers. From our Latino Resource Group, Umoja, Asian American & Pacific Islanders, and Red Cross Pride, to the Ability Network, Veterans+ and our Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.

EEO Statement: (only use if you are posting outside of Workday—-do not use in Workday postings!)

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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Expected salary: $18 per hour

Location: Birmingham, AL

Job date: Sat, 09 Sep 2023 00:26:02 GMT

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