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City of Detroit Delivery Driver - Health Department in Detroit, Michigan

Delivery Driver - Health Department



Delivery Driver - Health Department


$28,196.00 - $31,700.00 Annually


MI 48226, MI

Job Type

Certified-Regular Civil Service


Dept of Health & Wellness

Job Number



9/27/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

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Under general supervision, picks up and delivers equipment, supplies, mail and materials; or routinely transports persons to and from designated locations. Receives, sorts, and processes incoming and outgoing mail.

Examples of Duties

  • Picks up and delivers equipment, supplies and materials.

  • Loads, unloads, wraps, stacks and otherwise prepares items for transport.

  • Transports people to and from health clinics, social service and community service agencies, private homes and other designated locations utilizing an assigned light commercial or passenger vehicle.

  • Assists infirm persons into and out of vehicle and buildings and up and down steps.

  • Assists passengers with seat restraints.

  • Stores and secures ambulatory aids.

  • Delivers meals to assigned homebound senior citizens.

  • Maintains records of persons transported, location of deliveries and collections.

  • Checks operating condition on a daily basis, maintains proper fluid levels and cleanliness, and performs other minor services on the assigned vehicle.

  • Performs miscellaneous routine clerical, stock handling or custodial duties.

  • Collects, sorts, and distributes departmental mail.

  • Picks up and delivers mail between various departments.

  • Prepares outgoing U.S. mail for department.

  • Weighs and affixes postage to all outgoing mail and parcels, including Certified and Express mail.

  • Operates and maintains meter equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduation or G.E.D. is preferred.

  • One year of commercial driving experience is preferred.


  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis


  • Valid State of Michigan Chauffeur’s License; good driving record.

Supplemental Information

Evaluation Plan

  • Computerized Assessment 70%

  • Interview: P/F

  • Evaluation of Training, Experience & Personal Qualifications: 30%

  • Total of Interview and Evaluation T.E.P: 100%

Additional points may be awarded for:

  • Veteran Points: up to 15 points

  • Detroit Residency Credit: 15 points


  • Traffic laws, rules and regulations.

  • The location of city streets and public buildings.

  • United States Postal Service mailing procedures.


  • Operating light commercial and passenger vehicles in a safe manner.

  • Maintaining a cordial demeanor and treating passengers with dignity and respect.

  • Sorting documents based upon established criteria.


  • Assist passengers with entering and exiting vehicles.

  • Operate light commercial and passenger vehicles in inclement weather.

  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

  • Interact effectively with supervisors, employees and customer contacts.

  • Prepare basic reports of work activities.

  • Lift, stack, load/unload items for transport.


  • Work assignments involve operating a light passenger or commercial motor vehicle and include exposure to seasonal weather conditions.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other that those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position.

NOTES: Title Changed: 12/05/77 (From: Driver-Deliveryman)

City Employees Benefits Summary


The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:


Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.


Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.


Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.

Life Insurance

Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.

Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)

The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.

Sick Leave

City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.



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Other Leave Policies

The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,


City Employees Retirement System

As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:

• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.

Advancement Opportunities

Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.

Have a successful career with the City of

Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.


Do you possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. is preferred?

  • Yes

  • No


Do you have one year of commercial driving experience is preferred?

  • Yes

  • No


Do you have a valid State of Michigan Chauffeur's License?

  • Yes

  • No


Explain your experience as a Delivery Driver.

Required Question


City of Detroit


Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

2 Woodward Ave ste 316

Detroit, Michigan, 48226