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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Truck Driver

Truck Driver





POSITION:                                  TRUCK DRIVER


IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR(S): Superintendent/Director of Support Services/Assistant Director of Support Services




EMPLOYMENT TERM:             Minimum 200 days annually, pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8; extended employment terms may be established by the Mineral County Board of Education.


SALARY:                                    Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8a, in accordance with Mineral County Salary Scale, Pay Grade D, commensurate with experience and education level.


EVALUATION:                          Performance in this position will be evaluated annually by the Director of Support Services or the Assistant Director of Support Services and in accordance with WV State Code §18A-2-12, WV State Board Policy 5314 and Mineral County Board of Education Evaluation Policy. 


JOB SUMMARY:                       The truck driver transports items to school system facilities and may transport school system related items to/from other locations as deemed necessary by supervisor. 



  • Demonstrates appropriate safety, hygiene and health standards;
  • Maintains regular attendance;
  • Demonstrates safety of work area;
  • Adheres to schedules; demonstrates punctuality;
  • Willing to be called out in emergency situations;
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adjusts to change;
  • Performs duties in full compliance with state and county requirements;
  • Operates light and heavy duty gasoline and diesel powered vehicles in a safe manner;
  • Delivers mail and packages throughout the school system;
  • Assists with the inventory of donated foods;
  • Monitors daily freezer and refrigerator temperatures, records temperature on USDA temperature log sheets, and reports suspected problems;
  • Delivers and receives donated foods/deliveries as directed by Child Nutrition Office and state delivery calendars;
  • Inventories cases of each food item received from donated foods to be sure they correspond with the invoice. Notes any shortages on invoices so adjustments can be made by USDA;
  • Maintains proper recordkeeping to support procurement activities and history;
  • Be available for emergency situations (nights, weekends, holidays);
  • Performs duties in full compliance with the BOE requirements and policies;
  • Checks fluids, lights, and tires, prior to making any deliveries to make sure vehicle is in a safe, operational condition per DOT regulations;
  • Washes and disinfects the truck refrigerator box on a regular basis per USDA Standards;
  • Makes sure truck refrigeration system works and runs properly; reports any problems;
  • Makes sure material handling equipment (hand cart, pump pallet jack, battery powered pallet jack) are in good working condition;
  • Sweeps walk-in coolers and freezers per USDA standards;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective function of the work unit including, but not limited to, mowing, snow removal, and moving various items/equipment;
  • Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct as outlined in Mineral County School’s Policy 4210; and
  • Performs duties as assigned by immediate supervisor(s).


  • High School diploma or equivalent, pursuant to WV Code §18A-2-5;
  • Meet the definition of “Qualifications" in WV Code §18A-4-8b;
  • Demonstrate competency, pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8e (state-approved competency test), as required;
  • Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate;
  • Demonstrate proficiency through previous job experience and/or training in related field;
  • Possess and maintain a valid WV drivers’ license;
  • A Commercial Drivers’ License may be required depending on vehicle fleet;
  • Read and interpret orders related to the donated foods program;
  • Effectively discuss and respond to questions from administrators, staff, and general public;
  • Add, subtract, divide, multiply in all units of measure consistent with the duties of this position;
  • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations consistent with the duties of the position;
  • Interface effectively with other departments, school personnel, maintenance staff, business contacts and contractors;
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists;
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form;
  • Accurately perform assigned tasks;
  • Computer literate for inventory of items and emails;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with new and current vendors; and
  • Demonstrate behavior that reflects established professional responsibilities (i.e., attendance, punctuality; professional dress, and verbal/nonverbal communication). 

Truck Driver means a person employed to operate light or heavy duty gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles. (Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-8)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace. Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.



The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach overhead and shoulder height, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use interior and exterior rear view mirrors, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 100 pounds without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment includes indoor as well as outdoor settings and can range in temperature from below freezing to 90°F. The work surface can include unfinished crawl spaces and attics as well as roof tops, walk-in freezers, and concrete floors of pads. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud (60-90 dB).



The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.


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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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