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CASCADE COUNTY Senior Nutrition Program Driver (P/T) in GREAT FALLS, Montana

Temporary position for Senior Nutrition Program Driver not anticipated to exceed 9 months.QUALIFICATIONS:At a minimum, all qualified applicants must have: High School Diploma, HSE or GED. Knowledge of Great Falls streets. Clean driving record. - Valid Montana Driver's License. CDL preferred. Copy must be submitted with application.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The Senior Nutrition Program Driver must be professional, cheerful, flexible and have excellent customer services skills, must maintain a good driving record and a thorough knowledge of safe driving practices, have a thorough knowledge of the Great Falls community and how to navigate according to street addresses and directions, ability to drive your assigned county vehicle in all types of weather and terrain in a proper and safe manner, ability to move quickly and with ease while assisting clients or loading, unloading and carrying large packages, knowledge of vehicle preventive maintenance and follow protocols for ensuring efficient operating vehicles, collection of donations and reporting donations according to department policy, ability to follow instructions from immediate supervisor and report any discrepancy of daily activities to immediate supervisor and/or other department managers, advise department managers of complaints and assists in preparing responses to said complaints, must follow Cascade County driving procedures and accident procedures when necessary, complete proper forms in detail when required on instances of accidents and risk management, perform other related duties as assigned.Knowledge and understanding of: Motor vehicle operations, safe operation of motor vehicles, driving practices that include being courteous to other drivers and operation of the vehicle, motor vehicle maintenance, professional dress and appearance, following directions, ascertaining locations throughout Great Falls, and surrounding community.Skills in: Operating automatic and standard shift vehicles, understanding and following motor vehicles driving practices and laws, following driving route and maintaining timely schedule, observation of clients and their surroundings, public relations, customer service and communication.Ability to: Climb and descend stairs for deliveries of meals, assist clients when necessary, lift up to 40 lbs. in order to load and unload supplies of the position, drive vehicles in safe and prudent manner, ascertain changes in clients behavior and/or living conditions, drive within time constraints yet remain calm when work becomes stressful, follow directions from routing form to find location of client, follow directives from immediate supervisor and/or department head, deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events in a flexible and professionalmanner, identify discrepancies or inaccuracies in routes and suggest corrections to supervisor, observe work hours, demonstrate punctuality, work collaboratively wit management and co-workers, practice excellent customer service and public relations in support of the Aging Services Department and its functions, observe established lines of authority, identify problems that adversely affect the organization and its functions and offers suggestions for improvements, follow verbal and written instructions, maintain confidentiality, establish and maintain effective working relationships with other co-workers and the general public.The successful applicant shall serve a 6-month probationary period and will have a criminal background check conducted. The results thereof may disqualify the applicant from consideration for employment with the county. This is a Temporary position.CASCADE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER