Senior Center, Van/Bus Driver

Hours: M, T, W - 8:30am-1:00pm; Th 8:30am - 2:30pm
Salary: $21.90 per hour

 

Summary:

We are seeking a 7D or CDL (with passenger endorsements) licensed driver to drive senior citizens to and from destinations in Beverly, M-Th.  Responsible for transportation of passengers in a timely, safe and proficient manner to designated sites in Beverly and surrounding communities.  It is anticipated that the temporary position will be available from June –August 2018.

Duties include:

  • Provide transportation services to senior and/or disabled clients in a timely, safe and proficient manner to designated sites, in an assigned vehicle.
  • Communicate safety and boarding/disembarking instructions to passengers.
  • Continually communicate with dispatch, throughout shift, regarding location, schedules and passengers
  • Offer assistance to riders as needed, including loading wheelchairs onto lift.
  • Complete daily vehicle inspection form for assigned vehicle(s), reporting problems as they occur.
  • Report and record maintenance problems to the Transportation Coordinator/Dispatcher.
  • Maintain appearance and cleanliness of assigned vehicle(s).
  • Alert Transportation Coordinator of concerns about individual passengers as they occur and complete “client of concern” form as needed.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Ability to use wheelchair lift and load wheelchair clients.
  • Current CDL driver’s license with passenger endorsements, preferred, 7D license considered.
  • Driving experience and a good driving record
  • Minimum one year of CDL experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Beverly and North Shore areas.
  • Good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate vehicle radio system to clearly communicate destinations, locations and passenger information.
  • Experience with elders and disabled preferred.
  • Patient, flexible and dependable attitude and good character references.
  • Successful completion of CORI background check.
  • Subject to random drug testing

 

Supervision:

Works under the daily supervision of the Transportation Coordinator/Dispatcher with additional direction provided by the Director or Assistant Director as needed.

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