• Van Driver

    Posted: 11/25/2019

    Van Driver - Year round, Part time, average 27.5 hours/week. $12.70 per hour
    Morning shift: 7:45 am to 1:15 pm (approximate); Afternoon shift: 12:45 pm to 6:15 pm (approximate)
    Summary: 
    Operates vehicles in compliance with traffic and safety laws; transports seniors to sites, appointments, etc.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    1. Operate vehicles in compliance with traffic and safety rules; maintain vehicle in prime operating condition; keep vehicle clean inside and out.
    2. Provide transportation to seniors and others per requirements of funding agency or other contracting agencies.
    3. Record mileage; obtain client initials or signatures and other documentation of daily route.
    4. Deliver meals to participants and nutrition sites.
    5. Assist passengers into and out of vehicle; secure passenger’s equipment.
    1. Other duties and responsibilities as directed by supervisor.
    Qualifications:
    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.
    Education:
    Required High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).
    Experience:
    Required five years experience operating a motor vehicle. Prefer one year experience providing transportation services.
    Additional Requirements:
    1. Initial and periodic Motor Vehicle Records checks, maintain a valid driver’s license, and maintain a safe driving record.
    2. Must have insured, dependable transportation available for daily use.
    3. Initial and periodic physical exams required.
    4. Must submit to initial and periodic drug and alcohol testing.
    1. Must submit to state and/or federal criminal checks.
    Language Ability:
    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
    Math Ability:
    Ability to add and subtract one and two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight, measurement, volume and distance.
    Reasoning Ability:
    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram  form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
      
    Work Environment:
    The work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress requiring a range of safety and other precautions (i.e. working at great heights, under extreme outdoor weather conditions, or in similar situations in which conditions cannot be controlled).
    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 this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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