LOCAL - Disaster Services: Logistics Team Member

LOCAL - Disaster Services: Logistics Team Member

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department. The purpose of this position is to provide leadership to Disaster Cycle Services workers in performing logistics leadership during preparedness, response, and recovery within a region.

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Bronx County,Fairfield County (Greenwich CT),Kings County (Brooklyn),Nassau County,New York County (Manhattan),Queens County,Richmond County (Staten Island),Rockland County,Suffolk County,Westchester County

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate on team responsible for the execution of the logistics program within the region.
  • Support vehicle tracking, acquisition of materials, facilities and warehousing.
  • Additional duties as assigned, which could include:
    • Maintaining a list of all fleet vehicles
    • Ensuring routine maintenance is completed on all vehicles
    • Maintaining service records relating to vehicles
    • Ordering supplies
    • Facility inspections
    • Local procurement
    • Storing supplies

Time Commitment

This position is ideal for retirees.

  • Drivers License required with a willingness to drive vehicles of varying sizes including box trucks
  • Must be available during the weekday
  • Time commitment during the first 90 days of onboarding is 300 hours.
  • Time commitment after onboarding varies but can be up to 12 hours per week.
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) preferred

Updated on 3/17/22 by S. Wolfe as per JT Candio.

Development Opportunities

  • Logistics Team Leader
  • Logistics Operational State opportunities


Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to comply with Red Cross COVID-19 policies for in-person volunteer activities.
  • Good organizational skills, responsible and punctual.
  • Ability to participate and contribute in regular meetings.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Demonstrates active listening skills.
  • Ability to implement Standards and Procedures and follow associated job tools including reporting requirements.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to place orders for goods and services.
  • Familiarity with proper moving of materials in a warehouse.
  • Ability to learn how to in identify, organize, plan & allocate resources.
  • Familiarity with or working knowledge of shipping, receiving and storing material.


  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
  • Logistics: An Overview 

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