Delivery Driver (#RC1500)
$18.56-$22.56 Hourly / $3,217.70-$3,911.13 Monthly / $38,612.40-$46,933.62 Yearly


Under general supervision performs heavy-duty delivery services; moves equipment, supplies, and mail and delivers to a variety of locations throughout the County; provides lead direction to other staff; does other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


This is a single position class at San Joaquin General Hospital. The incumbent is responsible for pick up and delivery of a wide variety of items including mail, packages, equipment, supplies, records, laboratory specimens and x-rays. The incumbent provides lead direction to mail room staff.


  • Picks up and delivers a variety of material including mail, heavy boxes, medical supplies, mail, equipment, records to and from various clinics, physicians offices, hospitals, County Departments, post offices, delivers interdepartmental mail and material to various locations.
  • Loads heavy boxes and supplies into delivery van. Delivers material to and from satellite clinics and Public Health.
  • Sorts interoffice mail and delivers to County mailroom. Hand carries mail to County Administrative Offices. Picks up and delivers mail from the mailroom and County departments to Health Services Agency destinations.
  • Provides lead direction to staff who may assist in delivery of mail, supplies, equipment and other material.
  • Ensures vehicle is properly maintained and arranges for recurring preventive maintenance.


License or Certification: Possession of a valid California driver's license.


Traffic rules and regulations; safe methods of lifting heavy objects; safe work practices related to performance of manual tasks and operation of a motor vehicle.


See numbers and letters accurately and in sequence; sort mail; follow oral and written directions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work; lift heavy objects; follow pre-established routes for pick up and delivery of material.


Mobility-Must be able to climb stairs, walk and sit; Lifting-Be physically able to lift at least 30 to 70 pounds on a constant basis and frequently lift over 70 pounds. Must be able to lift and turn heavy objects frequently; Visual-Must be able to perform duties using overall vision including depth and color perception, eye/hand coordination and peripheral vision; Dexterity-Hold, reach, grasp, bend, push and squat while working with stock and supplies; Hearing/Talking-Must be able to hear normal speech, talk in person and on the telephone. Environmental-Transports material such as blood and other laboratory specimens. Works outside in varied temperatures when loading materials. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle safely.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RC1500; EST: 5/9/2001;