Child Nutrition Food Services Transporter – Project

Contra Costa County, CA
February 12, 2021
Contra Costa County, CA
Job Type


The Position

Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit
The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department is recruiting to fill vacant positions in the Community Services Bureau. Community Services Bureau administers the federally funded Head Start and Early Head Start and the state funded Child Development programs. The Bureau operates a central kitchen in Richmond, CA, where food is prepared on a daily bases and distributed to the Bureau's 13 directly operated child care centers within Contra Costa County (Richmond through Brentwood and Oakley, CA).

Under directions, drives a delivery van, transporting meals and food supplies to designated childcare sites. Assists in main kitchen work including food preparation, packaging and clean up, and other related culinary services as required.

Incumbents in the classification of Child Nutrition Food Services Transporter-Project are exempt from the Merit System and work in a state and/or federally funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County.

To read the complete job description, please visit the website, .
Typical Tasks

  • Drives a delivery -van in transporting meals and food supplies
  • Loads and unloads meals and supplies and keeps records of deliveries
  • Inspects condition of vehicle and reports maintenance needs
  • Keeps interior of vehicle clean and orderly
  • Packages foods -and/or collects special foods for children with dietary restrictions
  • Assists with catering of-site if required
  • Washes and disinfects food cambros, containers and pans
  • Cleans refrigerators, walk in-refrigerators and other equipment
  • Sweeps and mops floors
  • Cleans and disinfects counters and work surfaces
  • Picks up and delivers bags of laundry
  • Delivers department pony mail and other materials/supplies as required
  • Maintains required records such as: transport record sheets, fuel receipts, transporter service route sheet

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate.

License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process.

Experience: One (1) year of full time, or its equivalent, experience driving a vehicle for a professional service or agency.

Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees must successfully pass fingerprint and tuberculosis clearance and a current physical examination.
Selection Process
Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Shirly Naoom in the Community Services Bureau directly at (925) 608-5048.

After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

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