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Retirement/Assisted Living Community looking for dependable Bus Driver able to work primarily Tues/Weds/Thurs from roughly 8:30am to 5pm with some flexibility to cover Monday and Friday shifts as needed. Part-time with Paid time off and holiday pay. Starting wage $11.00. Note: CDL license with a Passenger Endorsement is required. Purpose! You keep our residents active and promote their independence. You encourage people to explore their interests and participate in healthy social interactions at their leisure. You find innovative ways for residents to express their creativity, enjoy favorite hobbies and learn new things, and you collaborate with them to customize these opportunities to their interests. You radiate positive energy and give our residents reasons to celebrate every day.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions): The following essential functions are the fundamental job duties of the position to be completed with or without appropriate reasonable accommodation. - Drives vehicle from community to social and other various destinations according to assigned schedule. - Assists residents into and out of vehicle in a safe manner. - Secures passengers' wheelchairs to restraining devices to stabilize wheelchairs during trip. - Practices safe driving techniques at all times. - Cleans and services vehicle with fuel, lubricants, and accessories and reports & coordinates vehicle maintenance repairs. - Establishes and monitors daily and weekly trip inspection & preventative maintenance programs and maintains records regarding the maintenance of all vehicles. - Delivers groceries and other belongings to resident’s apartments. - Assists the Activity Department in activities and programs as needed. - Ensures charges are submitted to the business office daily for community travel expenses. - Maintain a safe driving record according to company guidelines. - Handles emergency situations and basic First Aid. - Reports potentially unsafe conditions. - May perform other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. - Five years proven safe and accident-free driving record and knowledge of vehicle preventative maintenance programs are required. - Commercial driver's license required to operate commercial size vehicles. - Able to operate 7 to 16 passenger bus, limousine or car, tire changing equipment, First Aid Kit, wheelchair lift, and dollies/hand trucks. - Experienced with vehicle emergency repairs, able to change automobile tires and handle minor on-road maintenance. - Knowledgeable of all streets within an 8-mile radius of the community. - Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle). - Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria motor vehicle policy standards. Required Behavior - Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery; does what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction; deals with service failures and prioritizes customer needs. - Able to clearly present information through the spoken word; reads and interprets complex information; talks with residents, family members and customers; listens well. - Able to communicate with others in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport. - Able to work cooperatively with a group of people to achieve goals and objectives. - Able to be tactful; maintains confidences, and fosters an ethical work environment; prevents inappropriate behavior by coworkers; gives proper credit to others; handles all situations honestly. - Able to keep an open mind and change opinions on the basis of new information; performs a variety tasks and changes focus quickly as demands change; manages transitions effectively from task to task; adapts to varying customer needs.