Messenger Driver

County of Santa Clara
Full Time, Part Time $54,063 - $65,076 Per year CA 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128, United States Apply before 5/20/2024 11:59


Under supervision, to drive a light automotive vehicle and to pick up and deliver mail, records, office supplies, library books and other materials. Some positions sort mail and operate postage metering equipment in addition to operating a vehicle.

NOTE:  Candidates who meet the employment standards will be invited to take an online written examination tentatively scheduled for the week of May 28, 2024. Qualifying candidates will be notified via email with instructions for taking the online examination.   

Typical Tasks

  • Collects mail and interdepartmental correspondence or other material from County offices and delivers to designated institutions;
  • Drives a vehicle on an established daily route or as directed;
  • Packs books or other articles, and labels for delivery;
  • Delivers shipments of books from Library headquarters to branch libraries and schools and pick up books at branch libraries for return to headquarters;
  • Operates postage metering equipment;
  • Delivers mail to post office and registers and returns receipt to originating department as requested;
  • Wraps packages for shipment by mail or other means and unwraps incoming packages;
  • Makes bank deposits and runs a variety of errands;
  • May be called upon to perform a variety of manual or simple clerical duties;
  • Performs related work as required.

Employment Standards

Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license.

Knowledge of:

  • Traffic laws and vehicle operation.
Ability to: 
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions;
  • Perform work-related math;
  • Work cooperatively and get along with others;
  • Demonstrate good physical condition and endurance.