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Food & Nutrition Driver/preventative Maintenance Technician

Company: Humboldt Unified School District
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:



DEPARTMENT: Food & Nutrition

REPORTS TO: Director of Food and Nutrition



APPROVED ON: xx/xx/2014

SUMMARY: Delivers and maintains inventory of U.S.D.A. foods to district schools. Performs comprehensive preventive maintenance of all food service equipment and delivery vehicles to ensure that district food needs are met at all site locations per state and county health and safety standards and established district procedures.


  • Conducts a daily pre-trip safety inspection of the department delivery vehicle; outside inspection to include tires, wheels, fluid leaks/levels, windshield, mirrors, warning system and exhaust system; inside inspection to include cleanliness, instruments and controls, gauges, warning lights emergency equipment, etc. Reports all defects or non-operational findings; keeps it clean and fueled
  • Operates food warehouse forklift
  • Receives and verifies delivery of USDA foods at the storage facility.
  • Rotates stock using the FIFO procedure.
  • Performs monthly inventory of USDA foods; Verifies stock numbers with the Food and Nutrition office; uses established reporting method (Excel worksheet)
  • Is responsible for the sanitary and organized care of USDA foods in dry storage and freezer units per established regulations and protocols
  • Provides year round delivery of USDA foods to district sites per established schedule including during summer sessions.
  • Delivers other food and non-food items as necessary when needed or requested
  • Performs preventative maintenance on kitchen equipment as necessary including but not limited to: de-scaling, changing filters, cleaning compressors and condensers, sanitizing ice machines, and cleaning hood systems
  • Installs new kitchen and food service equipment as able and removes old equipment no longer needed; seeks other maintenance personnel as needed to assist
  • Performs minor repairs of kitchen equipment; evaluates and estimates costs of materials in relation to each specific jobs
  • Verifies completion of projects by those hired from outside of the District (contractors and vendors)
  • Interfaces often and effectively with other departments, school personnel and maintenance staff; communicates with the Director of Maintenance and/or his/her designee in regards to appropriate repair or replacement options; reports findings to the Food and Nutrition Director
  • Provides Food and Nutrition staff with training on maintenance procedures as necessary
  • Monitors and tracks work order progress using the School Dude system
  • Maintains daily mileage logs as required
  • Obeys all traffic laws and observes all mandatory safety regulations


  • Ability to operate a standard or automatic transmission motor vehicle and foot controls with two feet simultaneously.
  • Ability to interpret diagrams and schematics from equipment parts manuals
  • Ability to perform mechanical repairs using maintenance related tools and equipment.
  • Ability to use two-way communication equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents and community members.
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies.
  • Ability to handle confrontation and conflict without an emotional response.
  • Required to work during non-scheduled hours in the event of equipment failure.


Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent; 2 years driving experience
  • Valid AZ Driver's License
  • Yavapai County Food Handlers Certificate
  • Fork Lift Certified
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that meets minimum requirements
  • Criminal justice/Fingerprint clearance

Computer Proficiency: Demonstrated general proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the 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 required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb, sit, stand, bend, walk, push, pull and operate hand and foot controls simultaneously. The employee would be required to lift up to 50 pounds safely.


Indoors and outdoors, with exposure to all weather conditions and temperatures; including exposure in -10 degree freezers daily. Exposure to all types of traffic conditions. Exposure to noise, dust, gas and fumes. The noise level in the work environment is generally moderate and may become excessively noisy at times. Contact with employees, students and public.

Shift TypeFull-TimeSalary RangePer HourLocationFood Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/24/2021

Job Contact

NameJody BuckleTitleF&N DirectorEmailPhone928-759-5014

Keywords: Humboldt Unified School District, Prescott Valley , Food & Nutrition Driver/preventative Maintenance Technician, Other , Prescott Valley, Arizona

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