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POSITION TITLE:  Meals on Wheels Driver
SALARY RANGE: Starting at $8.75/hour
POSITION HOURS: Part-time position, up to (approximately) 20-25 hours week, Monday - Friday, approximately 9am - 2pm

POSITION SUMMARY: Deliver meals to home-bound seniors

SUPERVISOR: Elder Resource Advocate

SUPERVISORY CAPACITY: None

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Counting out meals/milks according to route provided by MOW Coordinator
• Loading and driving the MOW delivery truck on the prescribed route
• Delivering the meals to the appropriate clients
• Maintain the required paperwork accurately
• Following established procedures related job
• Filling vehicle with gasoline and performing a basic safety check on vehicle according to checklist
• Keeping vehicle clean and orderly
• Report any irregularities of vehicle to supervisor
• Report to Social Work Program Manager or MOW Coordinator if client is not home to receive meal
• Observe client's appearance and appearance of home and report any concerns to Social Work Program Manager or MOW Coordinator
• Perform other duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS REQUIRED: Must be able to operate a motor vehicle in a safe fashion, accurately count and balance route sheets, get along well with co-workers, interact with senior citizens, handle emergent situations in a calm manner, and have good verbal communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires adequate mobility to get in and out of a vehicle repetitively, ability to lift up to 25 pounds, and stamina to deliver to multiple residences during periods of extreme weather. It also requires vision to be able to read printed material, and hearing and speech to communicate in person to clients with varying degrees of impairment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a valid Nevada driver's license, must provide a copy of their driving record upon hiring, and must be able to pass a background check.


This position announcement lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. The incumbent may be expected to perform additional job-related duties and may be required to have or develop additional specific job-related knowledge and skills.

Employees may be required to submit to a background check, fingerprinting or drug testing.

Employee must be willing to work overtime, weekends, special events and holidays, if required.

Please complete an application in-person at 911 Beverly Drive, Carson City, NV 89706 or submit a cover letter and/or resume to this ad.
911 Beverly Dr
Carson City, NV 89706-3115

 

 

POSITION TITLE: Driver

COMPENSATION: $13.00/hour, Vacation and Sick leave accrual, 11 paid holidays (plus birthday off after one year), free meal on days worked, part-time.
QUALIFICATONS: Knowledge of shuttle and/or transportation programs for seniors including Carson City geography, transportation, and safe driving practices. Familiar with procedures described in the ADSD Specifications for the Transportation Program, the Program Instructions Nevada Specifications (PINS), and Department of Transportation regulations. Knowledge of vehicle maintenance, inspections, and regulatory compliance requirements (local, state, and federal). Understand and follow written and verbal instructions and communicate effectively in oral and written form. Must be able to operate a computer with skill in Outlook and MS Office programs. Maintain a good working relationship with all level of staff and participants.
Additional Qualifications: 21 years or older, Valid Nevada Class A or Class B Commercial Driver's License & Passenger Endorsement, 1 year of experience driving vehicles that require a commercial driver's license, experience in working with seniors or disabled individuals is highly desirable, subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing, applicant must provide a 10 year driver's license printout for consideration.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to operate a 20 passenger bus and 7 passenger mini-van; standing and sitting for extending periods of time; possible exposure and work required in varied weather conditions (rain, snow, ice, heat, sun, etc.); strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to frail clients including restraining wheelchairs, carrying durable medical equipment, and securing into the vehicle.
REQUIREMENTS: 21 years or older. A valid Nevada CDL, Class A or B, passenger endorsement; successful passing of a background check, fingerprinting and drug testing; review of Driver History Report with no disqualifying offenses according to the Department of Transportation and Senior Center's insurance carrier.

Employee must be willing to work overtime, weekends, special events and holidays, if required.

Please complete an application in-person at 911 Beverly Drive, Carson City, NV 89706 or submit a cover letter and/or resume to this ad.
911 Beverly Dr
Carson City, NV 89706-3115

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