Family Development Services
 
Family Development Services  
Position:  Food Service Driver
Location:  Windsor Village West
Job Id:  272
# of Openings:  1

Summary: Assists with utility duties related to food preparation and with maintenance/cleaning duties in the central kitchen, and drives truck or van over established route to deliver meals to Head Start centers by performing the following duties.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 
Operate agency vehicle/s safely and follow all traffic laws to deliver meals to appropriate center locations.
 
Ensure vehicle is in safe working condition by conducting daily checks as indicated on the Indiana Family Resources Vehicle Inspection form, and complete the necessary pre- and post-trip inspections of the vehicle used.
 
Maintain accurate records about the daily operations of the vehicle, as well as the daily transportation and service of meals/supplies to the centers on your route.
 
Load meals, supplies, and carriers from central kitchen onto truck or van.
 
Collect or pick up empty containers or rejected / unused food.
 
Maintain sanitary condition of food during transit and during delivery.
 
Keep vehicle clean.
 
Work with others in the central kitchen to maintain safe and sanitary conditions.
 
Assist in cleaning and sanitizing sinks, dishes, kitchen cambros and kitchen utensils.
 
Continuously evaluate the quality of food service delivery, and communicate with the Food Service Supervisor to initiate improvements as needed.
 
Collects or picks up empty containers or rejected or unsold merchandise.
Supervisory Responsibilities:                                                   
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
 
Competency:                                          
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
 
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
 
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
 
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
 
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
 
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
 
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
 
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
 
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
 
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
 
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience:                                                  
High School Diploma or GED required. Previous related experience driving a commercial vehicle preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Language Skills:                                                 
No skills needed
 
Mathematical Skills:                                                      
No skills needed
 
Reasoning Ability:                                             
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
 
Computer Skills:                                                
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and utilize email.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Valid Driver's License and/or CDL
 
Other Skills and Abilities:                                            
Familiarity with the city of Indianapolis
 
Other Qualifications:                                                    
 
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
 
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Family Development Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.