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Driver

Overview

This position reports to the Transportation Coordinator and is responsible for pick-up and delivery of passengers on a door-to door basis to and from their destination according to a pre-arranged schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Provides scheduled transports and independently maps the efficient routing of passengers on a daily basis.
  • Provides for the safety of all passengers from the time of pick up to delivery to the drop off destination.
  • Assists passengers to embark and disembark from the vehicle and assists in carrying packages, bundles, walkers or passengers’ personal belongings.
  • Secures each passenger and wheelchair in vehicle before the vehicle is moved.
  • Ensures all participants have been unloaded safely from the vehicle and the vehicle is parked in a safe and secure location.
  • Performs physical inspections of all seats and all interior spaces of the vehicle.
  • Timely reporting of all incidents and or special situations to Transportation Coordinator.
  • Familiarity with and adherence to agency policies relative to transportation dept. and accidents.
  • Completes written passenger logs, vehicle and maintenance reports as required for system evaluation.
  • Provides assistance in Day Center as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clean Driving Record
  • Valid Chauffeurs License
  • Valid CPR Certification
  • 1 year of experience working with a frail or elderly population