Santa Clara County Office of Education Office

JOB TITLE: Delivery Driver, Lead


Under general supervision, to provide lead supervision over the Delivery Drivers; to adjust routes; to handle complaints regarding the pick up and delivery of film, video and mail; to operate a medium duty step van in the pick up and delivery of educational media materials; to maintain vehicle records; to maintain the inventory or supplies; maintains vehicle records; and to do related work as required.


Assigns routes to drivers

Trains drivers in routes and EMC procedures

Receives complaints and problems and determines solutions

Adjusts routes as necessary due to workload and the addition and deletion of schools

Checks pick up and delivery slips for media materials

Assembles media materials orders

Loads and unloads delivery trucks

Checks films, equipment, and printed materials while loading; delivers material, films/videos as picked up to be sure that they are returned on due-back date

Services vehicle with gas, oil, and other fluids

Inspects vehicles to insure safe operating condition and reports items needing repair

Maintains good public relations with customers

May inspect, clean, and repair media materials

Delivers and picks up pony mail and educational media materials

Recommends budget adjustments and monitors budget expenditures

Maintains vehicle

Maintenance records

Delivers warehouse supplies, equipment and furniture to work/school sites throughout the county in a timely manner, obtains signatures as required

Orders materials from vendors

Monitors safety practices


Education and Experience: Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak at the level required for successful job performance and any combination of education and experience equivalent to three years of experience at the level of Deliver Driver.

Knowledge of:

Routing procedures

Safety rules and precautions

Supervisory practices

Safe driving practices and traffic laws

Elementary principles of preventive maintenance and methods of lubricating and servicing vehicles

Ability to:

Provide lead supervision

Resolve problems and complaints

Train others

Drive a delivery van safely and efficiently

Follow oral and written directions

Lift up to 50 pounds

Work cooperatively with others.

License or Other Requirements: Possession of an appropriate California operator's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles and have a driving record which meets the standards set forth in Administrative Regulation 4532 and 4533.



Personnel Commission Approval: June 23, 1992
Revised: June 23, 1992, February 26, 1998