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City of Torrance
Class Code: 1110

Class Designation: Civil Service

March 1983

Representation Unit: Torrance City Employees Assoc. 


Delivery Driver/Clerk


Under supervision, collects and transports mail, supplies, auto parts and other miscellaneous materials to and from various locations in the Torrance and Los Angeles area on foot and/or via City vehicle; and does related work as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Distinguished from Storekeeper in that the incumbent's primary duty is to collect and transport materials and goods rather than maintain inventory.

Examples Of Duties

  • Collects and transports mail, supplies, auto parts, equipment, and/or similar materials to and from various departments, vendors and governmental agencies within the City and surrounding vicinity;
  • sorts items when necessary; reads road maps to determine most expedient route to destination;
  • verifies goods against packing slips and signs for receipt of same;
  • maintains simple records such as mileage and company and address logs;
  • stocks and counts shelf items;
  • performs routine maintenance such as sweeping and cleaning shelf items;
  • may operate simple warehouse or office equipment;
  • performs other miscellaneous errands including driving City vehicles to be fueled or cleaned.
  • Minimum Qualifications Guidelines

    Knowledge of:
  • Safe operating procedures for a class C motor vehicle;
  • Proper lifting techniques.
  • Ability to:
  • Follow oral and written instructions;
  • Carry out a series of work instructions without constant supervision;
  • Learn office and/or warehouse operations, procedures, and equipment;
  • Read and sort names and addresses;
  • Read road maps and plot driving courses;
  • Maintain simple logs and records;
  • Perform simple arithmetical computations;
  • Communicate effectively in person and over the telephone;
  • Perform tasks requiring physical strength to lift and carry items such as engine parts and bulk office supplies;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relations with other employees and the public.
  • License Requirement

    A valid California Class C Driver's License.


    No minimum requirement.


    No minimum requirement.