Los Angeles Community College District

Courier (#5864)

$19.73-$24.44 hourly / $3,420.22-$4,237.05 monthly / $41,042.64-$50,844.60 annual


Operates a van or other light vehicle to transport materials and documents, and performs routine manual and clerical duties.

Typical Duties

Drives vans or other light vehicles of up to 8500 lbs. gross vehicle weight, in making trips to pick up and deliver materials and documents for locations throughout the geographical area of the District.

Loads and unloads vehicle driven.

Picks-up and delivers materials and documents for locations throughout the geographical area of the District.

Picks-up and delivers District warrants and student financial aid checks.

Arranges for regular servicing and necessary repairs of vehicle driven.

Performs simple recordkeeping and other routine clerical work.

Completes reports on mileage, accidents, and damage.

Operates mailroom equipment and standard office machines.

Performs minor emergency maintenance and repair while on the road.

Lifts moderately heavy boxes.

May transport District employees to colleges or other public jurisdiction offices.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

A Courier drives a van or other vehicle of less than one-ton factory rated payload capacity in a variety of delivery assignments and performs routine manual and clerical duties.


Immediate supervision is received from a classified supervisor. No supervision is exercised.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Operation of a motor vehicle

California State Vehicle Code

Local traffic ordinances and regulations

Safe driving practices

Functions of the various parts of motor vehicles

Locations of various government and other public buildings in the area

Basic recordkeeping procedures

Proper lifting techniques

Safety practices in handling materials

Ability to:

Drive with skill and safety in heavy traffic

Make minor emergency repairs and adjustments to light vehicles

Operate mailroom equipment and standard office machines

Sort and file accurately

Lift heavy materials safely

Follow written and oral instructions

Meet schedules and timelines

Work cooperatively with District staff

Learn routes, office locations, and points of collection and delivery

Learn basic features of computer equipment

Entrance Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND one year of full-time, paid experience in the operation of an automobile.


A valid Class "C" California driver's license.

Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift and move packages weighing up to 50 pounds.

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.


CLASS: 5864; EST: ; REV: 7/25/2018;