Health Dept Driver I/II

Department:Health Department
Division:Senior Services
Open Date:August 31, 2020
Salary Range:$10.85 - $13.00/hr (salary commensurate with qualifications)
Number of Openings:12
Employment Type:(COVID grant) Full Time Merit Exempt and Part-time positions available

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Positions are merit-exempt limited-funding/limited time, subject to federal CARES appropriations through December 2020.  Continued employment is not guaranteed after the current funding time period. These positions require extended hours and may require working weekends/holidays.

Full Time positions are Benefits Eligible!

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

Basic Life, Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance

401(k) with 4% matching contribution

Vacation and sick leave

Job Description

General Purpose

Driver I: Operates a van for the delivery of meals, goods or materials in Davis County. 

Driver II level: operates a multi-passenger bus or van transporting passengers within Davis County.

Example of Duties

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class).

Driver I:

Follow designated routes to deliver food. Deliver meals on wheels , groceries, and goods. Cleans, fuels and informs appropriate staff of need for maintenance on van. Maintains appropriate temperature and cleanliness within the vehicle; responsible for preventative maintenance on vehicles. Keeps records of mileage; records materials picked up and delivered. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.

 

Driver II:

Drives a multi-passenger vehicle during normal and inclement weather conditions.  Transports older adult county citizens to and from their home or other residence to various senior centers, activities, grocery shopping and medical appointments.  Supports and assists passengers, including passengers with mental and physical disabilities, in a safe manner with getting into and out of the vehicle as needed.  Lifts and carries grocery bags and other personal items for passengers. Folds, lifts and loads/unloads wheelchairs, walkers, and other passenger devices into and out of vehicle.  Ensures passengers are securely seat belted, wheelchairs are locked and all items are stored safely before the vehicle is in motion. Maintains appropriate temperature and cleanliness within the vehicle. Completes daily pre-trip inspections on assigned vehicle; cleans and fuels van and/or bus. Oversees the preventative/general maintenance and other repairs on assigned vehicles; notifies supervisor of damage, needed repairs or servicing.  Creates and maintains transport records in the UDOT PTT and Ride Pilot software database. 

Education and Experience

High school graduation.

Preference for experience driving a multi-passenger vehicle or bus transporting passengers. 

Special Qualifications

Driver II qualifications: Must be at least 21 years old. Must possess or obtain immediately upon hiring, a valid Utah Class A, B, or C Commercial Driver License, and must also possess or obtain a passenger endorsement. Must possess or obtain immediately upon hiring, a valid DOT medical card. Must have a clean driving record with no more than two (2) moving violations within the last three (3) years. 

Must pass a criminal history background investigation.

Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.

Ability to lift heavy objects; specific weight determined by the department. Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of vehicle operation and driving regulations. This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations. Ability to: exercise safety and precautionary measures, load and unload goods and materials from vehicle, follow written and oral instructions, communicate effectively (orally and in writing), establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees, and the general public.
Important Information

Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.

Positions are merit-exempt limited-funding/limited time, subject to federal CARES appropriations through December 2020.  Continued employment is not guaranteed after the current funding time period.

These positions require extended hours and may require working weekends/holidays.

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