Careers at Human Services Association

Home Delivered Meals Driver - Senior Services

Posted: August 20, 2021


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Position Type

Part-Time Employee (12 months)


Salary Range

$16.00


Job Description

REPORTS TO: Senior Services Coordinator

HOURS PER WEEK: 20 hrs.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Senior Services Coordinator (C2), delivers daily hot meals to seniors on a set route.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Order and deliver daily meals to homebound seniors residing within our service area.

• Assist Site Manager and other staff in packing of the home delivered meals.

• Report any and all danger signs regarding the seniors’ well-being and/or safety back to the Senior Services Coordinator (C2) and follow up with report as needed.

• Maintain a clean and well-groomed vehicle.

• Schedule preventative maintenance (oil changes, tire rotations, etc.).

• Report any vehicle malfunctions to Senior Services Coordinator (C2).

• Maintain daily mileage log/report.

• Maintain daily temperature log/report.

• Drivers must maintain a clean driving record, i.e., must remain insurable under Human Services Association’s liability insurance policy and/or meet driver guidelines.

• All drivers must sign the “Authorization for Release of Driver Record Information” and agree to be enrolled in the Employer Pull Notice (EPN) program. (State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)).

• Attend agency meeting, department meetings and/or trainings, as requested.

• Other duties, as required or assigned.

• Working cell phone.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Ability to: read and follow traffic signs and safety laws/guidelines while driving an agency vehicle.

• Ability to: work and communicate effectively with elderly clients and volunteers of diverse cultures, read and follow food safety manual guidelines, lift food trays that weigh (approximately) 10 lbs., accurately perform basic mathematical functions; possess a cheerful and friendly disposition.

• Preferred bilingual (English/Spanish)


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• High school diploma or GED, preferred, but not required.

• Some on-the-job driving experience desirable.

• Some experience working with senior citizens desirable.


LICENSING/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

• Valid California driver license and proof of full insurance coverage.

• Negative tuberculosis screen (required).

• Must pass criminal background check via Live Scan (Fingerprinting).


WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job or that an employee encounters while performing the

essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Back-up Driver work location is in Bell Gardens, CA offices with primary travel throughout Los

Angeles County; most all of the job duties are performed out in the community delivering meals to multiple

clients in any given day to check on their safety and welfare in the home; the employee is in and out of a

vehicle several times (40-60) per day as well as stair and hill climbing accordingly. The employee will

complete paperwork in the office as required; the location has moderate noise levels and is a non-smoking

environment; employee must climb up one flight of stairs, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25

pounds.


Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Human Services Association.

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We will review your background, and if the role is a match to your skills and experience, we will reach out to you to discuss next steps.

Any questions regarding this position or the application process should be directed to Human Resources at jobs@hsala.org.


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Human Services Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. In addition, we complete criminal background checks via Live Scan method (fingerprinting) on all new hire employees.

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Human Services Association (HSA) is a private nonprofit agency whose principal mission is to provide families with compassionate and comprehensive care to promote wellness and build strong communities.

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Address: 6800 Florence Ave. Bell Gardens, CA 90201
Tel: (562) 806-5400
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