Driver; 1253-502-H

103-02 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11416, USA Req #1920
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

STATEMENT OF THE JOB
 

Deliver Meals and holiday packages to frail and homebound elderly clients in the Community.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Pick up food cooler/bags and deliver meals to predetermined route of homebound clients.
  • Deliver the meal in person face to face and remind clients to refrigerate the meals if not consumed immediately
  • Contact program office immediately when a client does not answer the door and follow instructions given accordingly.
  • Report to program office any observable problems or changes regarding the client and/or any significant information pertaining to the client.
  • Keep daily gasoline and mileage records.
  • Pick up and return vehicle to parking place daily.
  • Maintain program reports including the completion of daily route sheets.
  • Collect and record participant’s contributions.
  • Operate and maintain a 2-way radio in the agency vehicle.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Keep agency vehicle clean and in good operational condition.
  • Inspect vehicle daily and report any operational or structure defects immediately to supervisor.
  • Perform other program tasks assigned
  • Assist other drivers as needed.  

SPECIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License (Class D) required.
  • Must present abstract of driving record annually.
  • Must obtain defensive driving certificate within 6 months of employment

SPECIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Three years driving experience with no more than one moving violation within a 24 month period, no driving while intoxicated conditions required.
  • Knowledge of roadways in the area where program operates is required.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and an ability to relate to the elderly with patience and flexibility is required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English is required.

SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to drive vehicle for long periods of time.
  • Ability to get in and out of vehicle frequently.
  • Ability to assist older clients in and out of agency vehicles.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to stretch and bend.
  • Frequently walking, sitting, talking and hearing.
  • Occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling and crouching.
  • Ability to read printed materials.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 103-02 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11416, USA