Regional Van Driver

  • Full Time
  • Frenchburg, KY
  • Senior Centers
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Close Date: 05/29/2024
Job Description

The Regional Van Driver will ensure congregate (C1) and home delivered meals (C2) are transported/delivered to the senior center(s) and nutrition site(s) around the Gateway region, encompassing Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, and Rowan Counties. The Regional Van Driver is responsible for operating the senior center vehicle(s) in a safe manner and must follow all traffic rules. The Regional Van Driver keeps confidential and accurate records of meals delivered and transportation services provided to participants.

General Duties and Responsibilities

1. Meal Delivery: Involves transporting/delivering meals (congregate and home delivered) to senior center(s)/nutrition site(s), and to homebound participants within a county/counties each day. This duty will consist of:
 Pack home delivered meals in cooler(s)/carrier(s);
 Load van with meals;
 Transport to senior center(s)/nutrition site(s);
 Unload meals at senior center(s)/nutrition site(s);
 Deliver meals to home delivered meal participants; and
 Clean coolers/carriers following deliveries.

2. Vehicle Operation and Maintenance: Involves safely operating a fleet senior center vehicle. This duty will consist of:
 Follow all traffic rules/laws;
 Follow established meal delivery routes and adhere to time schedules;
 Fill up the fleet vehicle(s) with fuel using the appropriate WEX Fleet Card;
 Clean the interior and exterior of the senior center vehicle(s); and
 Conduct routine inspections on the fleet vehicle(s) and report any issues to the appropriate individual(s).

3. Record Keeping: Involves completing and maintaining vehicle records, meal delivery records, and confidential participant records. This duty will consist of:
 Complete daily vehicle-related records;
 Maintain confidential and accurate records of meals delivered;
 Complete and submit vehicle maintenance request forms;
 Keep track of time spent delivering meals in each county;
 Submit fuel receipts; and
 Complete and submit vehicle logs.

4. Transportation: Involves transporting seniors to and from the senior center, as well as other locations (i.e., bank, pharmacy, post office, and grocery store). This duty will consist of:
 Ensure the safety of the participants while in the vehicle; and
 Transport seniors to various locations.

5. General Operations: Involves assisting the regional kitchen staff and senior center staff as needed. This duty will consist of:
 Cover/operate senior center(s)/nutrition site(s);
 Assist with general cleanup of the regional kitchen, appliances, etc.;
 Gather supplies from lists to be delivered to senior center(s)/nutrition site(s);
 Package frozen meals for delivery; and
 Participate in trainings.

6. Other Duties: Involves any other tasks and assistance needed to support the senior center and/or nutrition program within the Gateway region.

Physical Requirements

Sit for extended periods of time; stand and walk for extended periods of time; reach, stoop, crouch, bend, and work in cramped spaces; ascend/descend ladders; ability to lift and carry approximately 60 pounds; fine motor skills; operate a vehicle.

Sensory Requirements

Sight; Hearing; Speaking

Working Conditions

Indoor office conditions; outdoor conditions during various weather conditions and on various terrains; possible wildlife/animal encounters during home meal deliveries.

Availability and Travel

Regular travel within region (travel is reimbursable).

Tools, Equipment, and Vehicle Use

Standard office equipment (computers, printers, scanners, phones, etc.); industrial kitchen equipment; and personal vehicle/fleet vehicle(s)/large van(s).

Position will remain open until filled. GADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma/GED or higher.

Certification and Trainings: Valid Driver’s License required. Additional certifications may be required upon hiring. Employees may be expected to attend professional development trainings related to programs and services provided through senior center sites.

Experience: Entry Level Position. One (1) or more years of related work experience preferred.

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