JOB TITLE:  Delivery Driver

 

LOCATION: Jefferson Co.

 

PROGRAM: Senior Nutrition

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  The 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 the homes of all SNP home delivered meal participants on assigned route.

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

  • Ensures each participant received the appropriate type and quantity of food and monitors the quality of the meal.

  • Ensures reports and required paperwork for congregate sites are delivered to the Site Supervisor in a timely manner. Reports information about congregate sites to the Site Supervisor.

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

  • Monitor well-being of participants and report status to site supervisor on a daily basis.

  • Contact site supervisor immediately when emergency occurs.

  • Cleans and sanitizes coolers and food equipment used in deliveries daily using soap, water, and bleach. Also lifts and moves coolers and stock as needed.

  • Assist in maintaining a clean and inviting environment at all congregate sites meeting ETHRA requirements. Reports to Site Supervisor.

  • Maintains necessary and accurate paperwork and turns in paperwork to the Site Supervisor in timely manner.

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 special 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: Part-time; Non-Exempt.

 

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

 

Cutoff to Apply: