Nutrition Services Part Time Food Service Driver

Job | Posted 10 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support



Position Guide:                 Non – Certified Personnel
                                            Part – Time 3 hours 
                                            1 West Side Driver and 1 East Side Driver Available
                                            $14.13 Hour   9 Months  
                                            Bargaining Unit Position 
                                            Non – Exempt    
Function:     The van driver is responsible for, under the supervision of the food service unit supervisor, the safe and efficient delivery of food and supplies to district elementary schools.
This will include the collection of daily cash receipts from each location; maintain unit storage areas in an orderly fashion and proper maintenance of food service vehicle.
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the  Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. 
Additional duties performed by the individual holding this position may be assigned.

Reports to:                         Director of Nutrition Services  
                                            Coordinator of Nutrition Services  

Position Qualifications:                

  1. High school graduate
  2. Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license.  Previous driving record will be subject to review and will weigh significantly in selection process.
  3. A minimum of one year experience operating a commercial vehicle.
  4. Must be able to perform all duties associated with a physically strenuous position.
  5. Must be able to effectively communicate with various constituencies of the district.  
Performance Responsibilities: 
  1. To deliver daily meals to elementary schools in accordance with established route schedules.
  2. To transfer meals from mobile transporting units to holding ovens at each school and verify the number of meals delivered.
  3. To collect empty food transporting units from each school and return to unit at the end of the day.
  4. To collect daily cash receipts from each school and turn in to administrative center business office. This will include daily food service receipts and school receipts.
  5. To maintain unit storage areas in an orderly manner. This will include stocking shelves, rotating stock, issuing stock from storerooms, freezers and coolers to production areas as required.
  6. To pick-up and deliver supplies from Building Support Service storage facility and central freezer as required.
  7. To insure that food service vehicle is properly maintained. This will include maintaining fluid levels, tire pressure and to inform Coordinator of when service and/or repairs are required.
  8. To maintain assigned food service vehicle in a clean condition, through daily interior cleaning and weekly exterior cleaning.
  9. Insure vehicle is properly secured and emptied of any food service property prior to turning in keys at Building Support Service office.
  10. To maintain open and constructive communication with lunchroom supervisor and building engineers and custodians.
  11. Any other duties, responsibilities or special projects as designated by the food service Unit Supervisor and/or food service Coordinator. 
Reports directly to the Food Service Unit Supervisor, will have regular interaction with the Coordinator and Director.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, to stand, to walk, to go up and down stairs, carry objects, to operate foot and hand controls,
to reach above the head and to bend and reach below the waist. The employee must frequently lift and/or move fifty (50) pounds.
This position requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, and providing oral information.

Posted By

Joliet Public School District 86

203 South Midland Avenue , Joliet, IL 60436

At the following locations


420 N. Raynor Avenue , Joliet, IL 60435

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246