Department: Department of Social Services
Position: Vehicle Operator II (2 positions) Part-time No Benefits
Salary Range: $9.964 per hour Grade: 56
Posting Dates: 10/12/2018 – 10/26/2018
Description of Work: This position will provide direct support to clients receiving home delivered meals. This position will maintain records of clients on their assigned route or routes, ensure meals are maintained at the appropriate temperature during delivery and will interact with recipients of the meals delivered to ensure there are no safety or health concerns being experienced by participants of the program and will report back to their supervisor and document any instances of concern. The driver may also be required to help physically challenged recipients open food containers and ready the meal for consumption. This position will deliver meals to nutrition program participants on a given route or routes. This position will be responsible for documenting interactions with participants on their route and reporting any concerns to the Adult Services Supervisor. This position may be the only contact a program participant has and will be responsible for providing companionship and emotional support. This position will fill in at nutrition sites when coverage is needed. Regular work hours are flexible with some ability to negotiate a flex schedule, up to 15 hours per week.
Education and Experience: Completion of grammar school and six months of experience in driving a delivery type vehicle in the transportation of cargo; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid North Carolina Driver’s License appropriate for the weight and type of vehicle operated as required by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Experience Preferred: Knowledge of Alexander County roads and various townships.
Application Process: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded from the County’s website. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application” link. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.
Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.