Delivery Driver / Associate 1 (Owenton) - Meals on Wheels
Job Details
Experienced
Owen County KY - Owenton, KY
Part Time
$16.00 - $16.00 Hourly
Road Warrior
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

This job is specific to the Owen County, KY area.

Meals on Wheels (MOW) provides nutritious meals delivered to the homes and congregate sites of seniors in the Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Greater Dayton community. The MOW program supports independence while promoting the social, physical, and emotional well-being of seniors. The Meals on Wheels Delivery Associate is a part-time, Monday - Friday days only position in which the Associate will deliver meals to clients in an assigned geographic area, utilizing a county-owned vehicle and mobile meal delivery technology.  No CDL required.  Ten paid holidays per year and paid time off accrual starts day one.  

Qualifications

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Pack, transport and deliver meals to the homes of clients. 

TYPICAL WORK CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a vehicle and at clients’ homes. Interacts primarily with elderly clients, caregivers and aides.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Determine and pack meals, and deliver them to clients as assigned and within defined time-frames.
  • Complete safety checks on clients while delivering meals.
  • Accurately document client signatures and condition in the mobile meal application.
  • Establish supportive, caring relationships with each client served.
  • Through the supportive relationship and careful observation, become aware of additional needs of clients and/or others clients and report the observations to management.
  • Keep all work space free from clutter and hazards.
  • Maintain all regulatory requirements as specified by funders and contracts.
  • Complete a daily log of activities and deliveries.
  • Perform daily inspection of agency vehicle and report vehicle safety concerns that need to be corrected immediately.
  • Provide services in a safe and compliant manner.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all client care information.
  • Report any suspicion of elder abuse.
  • Perform other duties assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps and schedules, follow simple instructions and use mobile application (ServTracker) for tracking purposes.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with clients, family members, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Ability to maintain composure and compassion when working with clients, family members and caregivers who may be under stress or upset.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record with less than 4 points on an annual basis. Must notify of any change in your driving record and update insurance status every 6 months.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment background check, physical and drug/alcohol screen.  

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

  • Physically push and pull carts loaded with meals, milk, bread and other products weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Have the ability to judge distances, read signs from a distance and have the ability to work in dim or an unlit environment.
  • Have the ability to be aware of surrounding environment.
  • Have the ability to hear and follow instructions.
  • Have the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be in general good health and demonstrate emotional stability.
  • Have the ability to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Have the ability to lift in excess of fifty (50) pounds.
  • Sit, stand, bend, lift, move intermittently and drive for extended periods of time during working hours.
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs.
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