JOB LISTING: Part-Time Delivery Driver I, Peninsula Library System, San Mateo

Pay: $18.09 to $24.24, depending on experience

Hours: Weekend work is required. Tentative schedule is Monday, Friday, Saturday.


Deliver books and other library materials to member libraries.

The Peninsula Library System (PLS) is a cooperative library system of 35 physical library
locations throughout San Mateo County, California. There is one central sorting and
delivery location in San Mateo, and four trucks which deliver books and materials between
the libraries. Sorting is done primarily through an Automatic Materials Handler (AMH)
sorting mechanism but is also done manually

Under the supervision of the Delivery Supervisor or Delivery Driver II, delivers books,
audiovisual materials, interoffice mail, supplies, and equipment to various libraries and
other facilities in San Mateo County.

This class is the first in the Delivery Driver series. The Delivery Driver I works under close
supervision and performs more routine driving functions. It is distinguished from the
Delivery Driver Il by the amount of driving and supervisory experience required. A Delivery
Driver II works under general supervision and, within a framework of established
procedures, is expected to perform a variety of complex operational duties with only
occasional assistance and may provide lead direction to other delivery staff on a project or
day-to-day basis.

Organizational Impact:

  • Provides critical and time-sensitive service to PLS libraries.
  • Primary customer service point of contact.
  • Makes interlibrary loan between PLS libraries possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loads, unloads, and drives to deliver books and other library materials, equipment,
    and supplies as well as cash and interoffice mail pouches to a variety of library sites
    and other locations within the Peninsula Library System service area along regularly
    scheduled routes in a safe and timely manner.
  • Maintains delivery vehicles in good working condition: performs daily safety and
    fluid level inspections; refers maintenance and repair needs to supervisors; delivers
    vehicle to maintenance facilities for proper upkeep, maintenance and fuel; cleans
    vehicles as directed.

Other Job Duties:

  • Makes other miscellaneous deliveries and pickups as requested.
  • Reports accurately on delivery statistics analysis, interlibrary loan statistics, SMC
    special projects, and vehicle fuel usage.

This job description is not a complete list of potential duties. Employees will be required to
follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their supervisor

Cafeteria plan for medical and dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance.
Defined Contribution pension plan with 7.5% contribution paid by employer.
Other Benefits:
Minimum of 2 weeks of vacation per year, plus 4 days floating holiday.
Deferred Compensation available.

Application Deadline:
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at
any time but no earlier than November 20, 2020. The first review of applicants will be done
on or about November 16, 2020.

To Apply
To apply, send resume to Wendy Cao,