Adelante Development Center

Albuquerque, NM

Route Driver

Posted 15 days ago

Job Description

General Description of Duties: CDL-Class B required. Plans and coordinates pick-up and delivery routes, responds to customer complaints, and ensures timely delivery of shredding receptacle to customers. Supports facility operations as needed. Provides direct service to adults with developmental disabilities. Plans daily route assignments; communicates relevant information to direct supervisor via telephone communication; ensures load volumes are within shipment capacity; monitors daily pick-up and delivery progress to ensure customer needs are met in order of priority and geographical appropriateness. Performs shredding duties of pre-sorted and non-sorted paper into various shredding machines; performs baling duties consisting of wiring finished bales; performs maintenance of shredding/baling equipment (cleaning out shredder blades, greasing of machine parts, cleaning of conveyor belts etc.); performs facility maintenance duties as needed.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be able to operate 24ft box truck safely and efficiently. Must have three (3) years driving experience with a CDL-Class B required. Forklift experience preferred. Must have effective written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English, with internal and external customers of Adelante. Have the ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, customers, supervisors and co-workers. Experience working with adults with disabilities preferred. Knowledge of the State of New Mexico a plus. Must complete specific certifications (from our training department) and maintain those certifications throughout employment.

Other Requirements: Must be able to pass a background check, & drug screen. Must have reliable transportation, a valid NM CDL-Class B drivers license, insurable driving record and proof of current liability insurance. Must have strong verbal communication and writing skills. Must have sufficient mobility to visit various locations with little or no notice. Routes may require travel throughout the State. Some overnight stays may be required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly. Adelante is a drug free workplace. Adelante is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.