• Part Time
  • Anywhere

Website Union Settlement

Union Settlement is an on-the-ground resource for East Harlem residents of all ages, and a passionate advocate for the needs of underserved communities. Since opening our doors in 1895, we have brought education, wellness and community-building programs to our neighborhood, empowering New Yorkers with opportunities to better their lives. More than 350 staff work in our organization, and our services impact 10,000 people every year. By helping our neighbors realize their goals, we build the vitality and success of East Harlem. For more information about Union Settlement, please visit our website at www.unionsettlement.org.

Position:     Congregate Meal Delivery Driver

Department:     Senior Services

Reports to:     Kitchen Supervisor

Hours:     Part-Time (30 hours/week)

Rate:         $17 Hourly

FLSA:        Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

The Congregate Meal Delivery Driver/ will be responsible for driving a Union Settlement vehicle to  Older Adult  centers in East Harlem to deliver food for congregate meals.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver food to Older Adult Centers on a daily basis.
  • Use appropriate heating and cooling devices when packing food.
  • Package food into hot and cold containers each day for delivery.
  • Clean and sanitize all delivery bags, boxes, holding containers and truck compartments daily.
  • Perform general maintenance on vehicles ( cleaning interior and exterior, fueling) and take vehicles for scheduled maintenance and inspections.
  • Report accidents and incidents to supervisor.
  • Attend trainings sponsored by DFTA and DOH.
  • Assist with receiving, unpacking, and storing all food according to policy and guidelines immediately upon delivery. This includes dating perishable and canned goods.
  • Assist with Older Adult Center trips in the absence of Transportation Driver.
  • Assist with kitchen and Meals on Wheels duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager , Deputy Director of Senior Services, or Director of Senior Services.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid CDL- B license to operate a vehicle in New York State.
  • At minimum three years’ experience operating a vehicle.
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance/ repairs.
  • No convictions for driving while intoxicated in the prior 2 years.
  • No more than one moving violation within the prior 2 years.
  • English speaking and writing proficiency; Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy objects (40+ pounds), as well as walk to deliver meals daily.
  • Ability to walk up 6 flights of stairs while carrying delivery bag(s) weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Good organizational ability, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to connect with clients and work with a team.
  • Knowledge of and desire to work with aging populations.

 

UNION SETTLEMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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