Provides division-wide delivery service of people and goods for the nutrition, transportation and senior center programs.
Must pass required driver's training within two weeks of hire.
Preference will be given to candidates with prior work-related driving experience.
Must possess a valid Utah Driver's License in order to drive a County vehicle. Must pass initial and annual driver's license review and complete driver safety training.
Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required pre-employment background check and subsequent mandatory background checks in accordance with current County Human Resources policy requirements.
Must receive a verified negative test result on a mandatory drug test before starting this position. Will be subject to random alcohol and drug testing. May be subject to post accident and reasonable suspicion alcohol and drug testing.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Aging & Adult Services is now offering limited-time incentive awards to Drivers who meet certain performance criteria. Earn up to an additional $1,200 every six months between now and November 30, 2024. Successful candidates will be cross trained to work in our three Independent Aging programs. Rides for Wellness provides rides for older adults to vital medical appointments, including clients who utilize wheelchairs. Meals on Wheels delivers nutritious midday meals to frail and isolated older adults. The congregate meal program delivers meals to senior centers. Requires walking on a variety of terrains while carrying items or assisting clients, standing, bending, sitting, stretching, regularly lifting 25-75 pounds, pushing a wheelchair/client, and exposure to all types of weather. Working conditions include working with the aging population, lifting food containers in and out of a vehicle, and regularly lifting wheelchairs and other mobility devices in and out of a vehicle. Drivers work up to 29 hours per week.
An "At Will", FLSA non-exempt employee who is not eligible for County benefits and who must work an average of 29 hours or less per week or an average of 129 hours or less per month.