Santa Clara County Office of Education Office

JOB TITLE: Delivery Driver

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To operate a delivery vehicle in the pick up and delivery of School District or educational media materials and mail to designated County Office sites and schools. Employees in this classification receive general supervision for the effective and timely delivery of a variety of educational media materials, equipment, and mail and requires attention to detail

TYPICAL DUTIES

Delivers educational media materials, films, and mail to a variety of School District and County Office work/school sites throughout the County in a timely manner

Operates assigned delivery vehicle safely and efficiently

Loads and unloads vehicle with specified media materials and films to be delivered/returned

Receives and checks pick up, deliver, and/or packing slips for delivery/pick up locations

Checks in films as picked up to verify their return on due-back dates

Maintains a variety of records and logs related to deliveries and vehicle maintenance

Obtains appropriate signatures to verify receipt of special items delivered and provides information regarding deliveries as requested

Delivers and picks up mail and other printed materials to and from assigned work/school sites

Performs pre-safety check and inspection of delivery vehicle ensuring proper and safe operation prior to starting assigned route

Performs routine maintenance and servicing of vehicle such as adding gas, oil, and other needed fluids and cleaning vehicle as needed

Reports major repairs or servicing needs to proper authority

May inspect, clean, and repair film

Performs related duties as required

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Possession of:

a valid and appropriate California Driver's License

a driving record which meets the County Office of Education's insurance requirements

Knowledge of:

the proper methods and techniques for delivering supplies and materials

safe driving practices and traffic laws

appropriate safety precautions used in the lifting and moving of supplies and materials

Ability to:

safely drive and operate a delivery vehicle

understand and follow both oral and written instructions

perform mathematical calculations using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

maintain and adhere to a delivery schedule

meet the physical requirements necessary to successfully perform assigned duties

learn assigned delivery routes and stops

establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties

Date: 11/19/84 Personnel Commission Approval
Revised: 6/25/85, 1/86 Board Adoption: