Courier (On call)

Prince William County Government - Prince William County, VA3.8

Do you like to work independently while still being part of a great team? Are you looking for intermittent part-time work?
Join Prince William Public Library as an on-call courier. The duties include driving a 15-foot step van to 11 libraries and other locations around Prince William County delivering materials. You work independently, but as part of the mailroom/courier team, and will receive appropriate training.
This on-call position comes with no guaranteed weekly hours, but with the flexibility for you to pick up hours when it is convenient for you. The route is run in the evenings, after normal business hours, the ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, be available on a flexible basis, love to drive, be devoted to safety and have a great driving record. If offered the position, the successful candidate will be required to pass a physical.
This is the perfect job for you if you want to work when it suits your needs. Be a part of an organization with a great track-record of customer service. The library proudly serves the citizens of Prince William County, the City of Manassas and the City of Manassas Park.

PREFERENCES: Experience driving a 15-foot step van, for business purposes. Exceptional internal and external customer skills.

SCHEDULE: This is an on-call position, with no guarantee of hours. This position is perfect for the individual looking to work a few hours in the evening, as needed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must pass a DMV check and pre-employment physical (paid for by PWPLS).

Hourly Rate: $16.53

General Definition of Work, Typical tasks, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Performs routine clerical, administrative and unskilled work delivering and processing mail, books, materials and supplies. Work involves operating a motor vehicle and performing routine manual tasks such as sorting, moving, and loading items for delivery.

Work is performed under general supervision of Department Director or designee.

Operates vehicle to make and pick up deliveries of mail, books, supplies, materials, and documents;
Enters a variety of Library locations with varying security access requirements;
Maintains logs and related records;
Uses dolly, hand truck, cart or other equipment to collect, load, unload, and distribute mail, books, supplies, materials, and documents;
Processes mail, books, supplies, materials, and documents according to U. S. Postal Service and other delivery service regulations, as required;
Handles, sorts and posts mail;
Operates mail and other office equipment; calculates costs as required;
Notifies appropriate personnel of maintenance requirements;
Sorts, indexes and files material;
May assist in print shop bindery functions, if applicable to work area;
Delivers money bags and daily deposits, if applicable to work area;
Performs routine vehicle maintenance pre-trip and post-trip inspections such as checking tire pressure, oil level, gas level;
Transports and assists in the setup and breakdown of items for special events.

Some knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment, business mathematics, County streets and mail codes, U.S. Postal Service and other delivery service regulations and procedures; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to operate automotive vehicles safely, lift or carry materials up to 40 pounds, and move materials up to 70 pounds, using appropriate material handling equipment such as dollies; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school; and 1-2 years courier or mail processing experience.

Special Requirements
Must possess a valid driver's license;
Must pass a DMV check;
May be required to pass a pre-employment physical exam, if applicable to the position.

Background Checks, which may include but are not limited to: Criminal History Check, Credit History Check, Education Verification Check, License Verification Check, and/or Fingerprinting may be required (Effective January 3, 2013) as posted in the job advertisement.