The Scranton Public Library is seeking applications for a Van Driver.
Position: Van Driver
Type: Full Time
Location: Scranton Public Library
JOB TITLE: Van Driver
DEPARTMENT: District Library Center
REPORT TO: District Consultant
STATUS: Full Time – 35 hours per week
BARGAINING UNIT: Yes
DATE POSTED: 11/19/2020
This position provides safe, efficient, and courteous transportation and delivery of library materials to a variety of District library stops. The employee drives the vehicle and delivers and sorts materials while at the various sites throughout Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Pike, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. The position includes physical operations and preventive maintenance of the vehicle.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following list is representative of the typical duties and responsibilities performed in this position. The employee’s actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department needs and individual assignments.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that may be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to keep up with a physical, fast-paced work environment in a timely manner. The employee is regularly required to speak and hear at a conversational level; use hands to handle objects; sit, stand or move for long periods of time; reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend; step in and out of a high vehicle. The employee is frequently required to lift, lower, and carry up to 30 pounds (occasionally up to 50 pounds) and traverse stairs. The employee must be able to use a hand truck to push and pull up to 150 pounds. Employee will have to pass a yearly “fit to work” physical.
The employee is often exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee will wear library approved shirts at all times. While the vehicle is climate controlled, inherent limitations exist which can cause discomfort. In addition, exposure to the elements will occur while preparing for the run (loading and unloading) and during site setup.
Starting rate is between $14.34-15.77 and based on experience. Full-time benefits include 2 weeks of vacation, 6 personal days, sick days, and 10 paid holidays. Medical, dental, and vision insurance are all provided with a $0 premium for individual coverage. The library also offers up to a 5% match on retirement contributions.
The Library will be accepting applications until the job is filled.