NATURE OF WORK
This is routine work in the operation of a large delivery truck or van used to pick up and deliver library materials.
Employees in this class are responsible for operating a vehicle to pick up and deliver books, mail, records, materials, equipment, monies or other items to designated library facilities throughout the county. Responsibilities include performing minor vehicle maintenance and servicing. Work requires some manipulative skill and dexterity in operating a vehicle safely while driving under varying road and weather conditions. Work is performed under general supervision of a supervisor, but employee is expected to work independently and to exercise sound judgement and initiative in the performance of work assignments.
Operates a large truck or van on an assigned route to deliver and pick up books, mail, packages, records, materials, equipment, monies, bus transpasses and other materials at various county library locations.
Performs minor routine maintenance and services to vehicle including checking fluid levels, tire pressure and fuel levels; cleans interior of vehicle on a regular basis; keeps records of maintenance checks.
Lifts packages weighing up to 50 pounds; occasionally lifts packages in excess of 50 pounds.
Loads and unloads materials; sorts bins and delivers to proper department in Main Library.
Completes route sheets and mileage reports.Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of the road network and geography of Broward County.
Knowledge of local traffic regulations.
Knowledge of defensive driving methods and techniques.
Knowledge of the location of county branch and regional libraries.
Knowledge of the records, forms and reports required in the area of assignment.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to make minor decisions independently.
Ability to operate a vehicle safely and efficiently.
Ability to lift packages and bins weighing up to 50 pounds, and occasionally to lift packages in excess of 50 pounds.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.
Skill in the operation of an automotive vehicle.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Successful completion of job related tests. One (1) year experience in the operation of a motor vehicle desired.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Possession of a valid Class D Florida Driver’s License.
Bargaining Unit: Blue Collar
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/98 R04/12