JOB TITLE: Lead Delivery Driver

 

LOCATION: Sevier County

 

PROGRAM: Senior Nutrition

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Lead Delivery Driver is responsible for delivering hot and frozen meals to active senior citizens at congregate sites and to homebound participants on assigned routes as well as making daily checks on participants’ condition and reporting any changes to Site Supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure meals are packaged correctly for delivery at congregate sites and to homebound participants.

  • Drive own vehicle to pick up meals at designated site and load into vehicle.

  • Drives to deliver meals to home bound elderly and congregate site participants as indicated on the route sheets.

  • Serve congregate participants who come eat at the site, as needed.

  • Ensures each participant received the appropriate type and quantity of food and monitors the quality (i.e. temperature, appearance, etc.) of the meal.

  • Report participants that are not home to receive their meal to the site supervisor before 1:30 pm daily.

  • Monitor well-being of participants (health, living conditions, services needed, etc.) and report status to site supervisor on a daily basis.

  • Contact site supervisor immediately when emergency occurs.

  • Maintains necessary and accurate paperwork (including route sheets, temperature logs, mileage logs) and turns paperwork into the Site Supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Must use personal vehicle for meal delivery.

ROLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Requirements:  

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.

Experience Requirements:

  • No experience required.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Ability to communicate with older adults and those with specials needs in a patient manner.

  • Must be reliable and trustworthy.

  • Must have the ability to manage time productively.

  • Must demonstrate adaptability and willingness to be a team player.

  • Skill in counting, writing, reading and following schedules, directions and maps.

Hours and Benefits: Full-time; Non-Exempt.

 

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA Human Resources, Attn: Lead Delivery Driver, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816 or email to awhite@douglascherokee.org.

 

Cutoff to Apply: