Driver - PRN

    • Job Tracking ID: 512251-719750
    • Job Location: Marietta, GA
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 21, 2020
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Job Description:

Driver(s) - Part Time

Morning & Afternoon Shifts Available

Monday - Friday

Tommy Nobis Center Mission: Empowering People Through Employment

Vision: Tommy Nobis Center envisions supportive communities where people with disabilities are afforded the opportunity to work.

Position Summary:

The Driver picks-up program participants from their daily origination point; transports them to the training location; and/or picks-up program participants from the training location and transports them home or to their end-of-day destination.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Obtain route / pick-up directions from Program Manager or Transportation Coordinator.
  • Ensure arrival at the place of pickup in a time efficient manner.
  • Assist passengers in embarking on the van; assist passengers by providing physical support when needed.
  • Aid in loading personal items, adaptive equipment onto the van and ensuring that it is set in a proper and safe way.
  • Determine route with the least amount of traffic and mileage.
  • Drive van to the destination by following traffic rules and regulations.
  • Assist passengers in disembarking from the van; assist passengers by providing physical support when needed.
  • Aid in unloading personal items, adaptive equipment.
  • Courteously interacts with clients, dispatchers, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Check the van daily per inspection procedures to make sure that all is in good working order.
  • Perform general checks and scheduled maintenance on the van; notify Operation Manager of any concerns.
  • Maintains vehicle safety inspections and meets all safety requirements
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience.

Prior Experience:

  • Two years’ experience driving passenger vehicles of 8 passengers or more preferred

Qualifications:

  • Mission driven, guided by core values and a pleasure to work with.
  • Ability to drive motor vehicles.
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy and have a strong work ethic.
  • Maintain CPR and First Aid certifications, and driver’s license.
  • Must pass drug screen and background check.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record as defined in Tommy Nobis Center’s Use of Vehicle’s policy.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.

Special Skills/Abilities:

Interpersonal:

  • Strong interpersonal skills; polite
  • Courteously interacts with clients, dispatchers, co-workers and supervisors

Written Communications:

  • Ability to complete vehicle inspection, incident and other reports as needed.

Oral Communications:

  • Excellent ability to communicate with persons with disabilities, including individuals who are unable to understand written communication.

Organizational:

  • Ability to prioritize work and complete jobs in a timely manner.

Equipment

  • Ability to operate motor vehicles.
  • Ability to operate wheelchair lift on van.

Other Qualifications or Requirements:

Mental Effort:

  • Ability to focus and drive without distraction.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to operate motor vehicles.
  • Good eye sight.

Visual Effort:

  • Driving in varied weather conditions.
  • Some evening / night time driving may be needed.

Safety:

  • Follow all safety and traffic regulations to diminish accidents.
  • Immediately report circumstances you consider may present a hazard to yourself and others.
  • Report any accident whether minor or major.

Scope of Position:

  • Provide direction to clients in van

Declaration:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. They may be subject to change at any time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Tommy Nobis Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drugs Don’t Work worksite and a participant in e-Verify.

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