Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Complete driving schedule as assigned and assist other drivers were needed.
- Maintain trip logs and file with transportation manager or supervisor.
- Keep vehicles in a high state of cleanliness, inside and out.
- All vehicles are to be kept full of fuel, fill the last vehicle you are driving for the day before leaving, this includes buses.
- Assist residents on trips, being sensitive to their needs.
- Be responsible to check fluid levels on vehicles on a regularly scheduled basis.
- Drive Sunday church bus as scheduled.
- Report any repairs that are needed on vehicles to Transportation Manager and Person responsible for vehicle repairs.
- All other duties as assigned.
- Be certified in basic first aid
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Customer Service - Respond to requests for service and assistance.
- Interpersonal Skills - Maintain confidentiality.
- Written Communication - Edit work for spelling and grammar.
- Professionalism - Approach others in a tactful manner.
- Attendance/Punctuality - Ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or general education degree (GED), and one to three months’ minimum related experience and/or training by the transportation department, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Commercial driver’s license, class B-P or C-P (Passenger endorsement), and be insurable under Community’s insurance plan. Good working knowledge of Greater Indianapolis Metro Area roads/streets and otherwise good with directions, maps, etc. The driver needs the ability to work with both public and residents in a wide variety of situations. Employee must participate in orientation training, attend mandatory in-services and/or other department specified training in-services and meetings.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to use the Community’s computerized time-clock system and in-service system plus the employee self-service system. Supervisors must have the ability to operate computer for scheduling, e-mails and other computer based skills such as map quest, Google maps, and flight tracker.
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. 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 sit, stand, and walk. Frequently he/she must assist residents to and from appointments - walking with and/or transporting them in wheelchairs or other mobility assistive equipment – which often times includes riding in and operating an elevator. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. During emergencies and without the use of elevators, the employee must be able to report to assigned area within multi-floored facility and physically assist in resident transfers and evacuations.
Core Value - Quality/Excellence: To perform this job successfully, an individual should strive to be the best, stretching own capabilities to continuously improve; set a positive example to others; examine existing processes and problems and continuously look for ways to do things better; demonstrate the proper dress code; and immediately report unsafe incidents or unsafe working conditions when they occur to the supervisor.
Work Environment: 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. Work is both indoor and outdoor. Employee is required to transport residents to and from designated areas within the multi-floored Continuing Care Retirement Community that operates 24 hours every day to various destinations away from the facility. The employee is required to operate a variety of Community vehicles. Employee must have an appropriate valid driver’s license for each type of vehicle employee operates and credible proof of insurability. While using specified protective equipment (including latex, plastic, and other materials) during the normal performance of duties, the risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens or infectious diseases is unlikely and the risk of exposure to chemicals or other hazardous materials is unlikely.