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RiseBoro Homecare Inc. Driver (Meals on Wheels Program) in BROOKLYN, New York

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under the general supervision of the program director or the meals on wheels manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to meal delivery and vehicle maintenance.

  • The driver will perform meal delivery and assist in packing of home-delivered meals.

  • The driver will pick up deliverer and meals and drive to designated client destination, required where parking is available to assist in delivering meals to homebound participants, and report any difficulty with meals delivery or change in client's status, i.e. (vacation, clinic, appointments, hospitalization, etc.).

  • The driver will maintain accurate daily log of meals delivered and contributions collected, and assist in scheduling meal delivery to minimize time and distance between delivery points.

  • When necessary, the driver will drop off and pick up interoffice mail, and will pick up and deliver congregate meals to other programs.

  • The driver must drive safely at all times, is required to report any accidents or incidents to supervisor and police, and must be courteous to riders.

  • The driver must perform vehicular maintenance, keep the vehicle clean and in good operating condition, inspect the vehicle daily and report any operational or structural defects immediately, and oversee the maintenance, repairs and cleaning of vehicle (gas, oil, changing of tires).

  • The driver must keep daily gasoline and mileage records, vehicle report log recording all maintenance and repairs, and must pick up and return vehicle to garage or to parking place daily.

  • Perform other duties as required by the supervisor of the site

    COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to walk long distances and climb stairs

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

  • Some knowledge of the area and/or ability to read maps and follow directions

  • Some knowledge of and a genuine concern for the physical, mental and emotional needs of older persons

    EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

  • Drivers License-Class D or C required

EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

It is the policy of RiseBoro to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. No individual will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, political or union affiliation, marital or partnership status, sex, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity, familial status, genetic information or predisposition or characteristic, disability, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military and related obligations, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, job placement, compensation, benefits, training and apprenticeship, employee development, promotion, demotion, discipline, transfer, lay-off and recall, and termination. RiseBoro makes reasonable accommodations based on religion and/or disability as required by law, and requests for accommodation are to be directed to the Human Resources Department.

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