Position Description

ADRC Casual Nutrition Driver - WI Rapids and/or Marshfield
Location MC - Main
MC Department Aging Disability Resources Center
Application Deadline Date 12/31/21
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WHO WE ARE:

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin (ADRC-CW) is a regional organization serving older and disabled adults in the four-county region of Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, and Wood Counties.  Services provided include information and assistance, options counseling, enrollment into publicly-funded long-term care programs, benefits counseling, elderly nutrition program, caregiver support, healthy living programs, and other services that are integrated to meet the mission of the ADRC-CW.

The mission of the ADRC-CW is to promote choice and independence through personalized education, advocacy, and access to services that prevent, delay, and lessen the impact of aging and disabilities in the lives of adults.

Marathon County in Northcentral Wisconsin is a great place to live, work, visit and conduct business. Our county government is highly regarded and contributes to a high quality of life by:

  • ensuring public safety;

  • protecting natural resources;

  • preparing for emergency and disaster responses;

  • protecting vulnerable populations;

  • creating and maintaining a high quality infrastructure for transportation; and

  • providing education and fostering economic development

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The ADRC is looking for a Casual Nutrition Driver in WI Rapids and/or Marshfield. Applicants interested in either OR both positions will be considered.

Wisconsin Rapids: Employee will work 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Monday and Friday), or 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.(Tues, Wednesday, or Thursday). Ending time will vary due to a variety of circumstances. 

and/or

Marshfield: Employee will work 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. (Monday-Friday). Ending time may vary somewhat due to a variety of circumstances. 

Employee in this position transports bulk pans of food from caterer to dining sites, assembles Meals on Wheels, loads packaged meals & milk in catering vehicle, and delivers Meals on Wheels throughout the community & in rural areas of Wood and Marathon Counties using an ADRC-CW catering vehicle. Employee will work as needed to fill in for sick leave, vacation, etc.  Employee will NOT be required to work on nights and weekends.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduation or equivalent and prior some paid delivery experience preferred.  Experience in route delivery or food service is desirable but not required.  Serving Safe Food Training will be provided.  Must have a driver's license and a driving record that meets County standards.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Drives catering vehicle over designated routes throughout Wood & Marathon Counties within a fixed time schedule to transport meals.
  • Transports bulk pans of food and supplies from caterer to dining sites.
  • Assists with packaging meals; loads packaged meals into vehicle; delivers meals to homebound elderly throughout rural areas of Marathon County.
  • Follows proper food safety and sanitation procedures; assures catering vehicle compartments are at appropriate temperatures and are clean and sanitized to maintain food safety.
  • Documents proper meal service records daily.
  • Records mileage and hours worked.
  • Performs limited daily vehicle maintenance such as checks of oil, tire pressure, transmission fluids; completes safety checklist.  Washes and cleans catering vehicle.  Alerts supervisor to mechanical problems with catering vehicle, and arranges vehicle maintenance & repair with local automotive shop.
  • Maintains regular communication with other appropriate nutrition and ADRC-CW staff regarding observable changes in health and safety status of Meals on Wheels participants, change in service, or other problems, unusual circumstances, and/or areas needing improvement.
  • Alerts supervisor to changes in service, problems, unusual circumstances, and/or areas needing improvement.  Formulates and makes recommendations to address issues/concerns.  Refers specific concerns about consumers to supervisor or other ADRC-CW staff as needed.
  • Occasionally delivers food and supplies between caterer, meal sites, and office.
  • Develops solutions to work issues that add value for our customers.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance as scheduled.  
  • Performs related work as required.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds and transport with use of a cart.
  • Knowledge of programs and services available to elderly and disabled through the Aging & Disability Resource Center.
  • Knowledge of geographic locations within the Marathon County service area--residents, housing, demographic patterns, etc.
  • Knowledge of food safety & sanitation practices.  Skill in utilizing good hygiene and food safety procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of participants and other areas of employment.
  • Skill in planning and organizing work effectively.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative.
  • Ability to be flexible and demonstrate a positive attitude about problem solving and implementing operational changes.
  • Ability to relate well and cooperate with co-workers, volunteers, customers, and community partners.  Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with senior citizens, including the frail and chronically ill elderly, family members, and caregivers.
  • Skill in completing records promptly and accurately.
  • Ability to cooperate with people and communicate effectively in person, by phone, and in writing with a variety of groups and individuals.
  • Understands the County's and department's mission, core values, plans, and priorities for the future.
  • Ability to contribute to a positive work culture that fosters excellent customer service and teamwork.
 

COMPENSATION:

Starting salary:  $12.93     No other benefits are provided for this part-time, casual position.

 

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Selection of the successful candidate may be made by assessment of experience and education, criminal record check, oral interview; review of references, and other appropriate job-related selection procedures.  All applicants will be notified as to the status of their application.

 

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS:

Marathon County will make arrangements to furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary and reasonable to afford an individual with a disability the opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. Please notify the Employee Resources Department or phone (715) 261-1451 to request special accommodations prior to the application deadline.

 

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:

Wisconsin Statutes, Sections 19.36 (7), 64.09 (5), and 64.11 (7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant’s application, records, recommendations and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36 (7), Wis. Stats. that allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that the County not provide access to this information.  If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Employee Resources Department. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law.

Application deadline:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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