Posting ID : A1068489148
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Transportation
We're looking for team members who want to make more than a living -- we're looking for people who want to make a difference in the lives of older adults.
We have a great opportunity for a Chauffeur to join our Heisinger Bluffs team. The Chauffeur is responsible for driving the community van or bus and assists in managing social activities for the residents in and out of the community. Provides excellent customer service to residents and provides service that supports the mission of "Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest".
Provides a high level of customer service while transporting residents to and from activities, appointments and other outings. Provides assistance to residents to include boarding and leaving the bus, assistance with seat belts, walkers, securing wheelchairs, groceries and packages.
Assists the Activity Director or Service Coordinator by coordinating transportation for events, activities, appointments, etc.
Responsible for general upkeep of the vehicle including: fueling vehicle and conducting preventative maintenance on vehicle to include oil level, tire pressure and delivering vehicle to authorized service facility. Keeps the vehicle clean.
Follows all safety procedures and protocol as dictated by LSS policy, federal and state regulations and standard practice. Reports all hazardous conditions, defective equipment and accidents or incidents to the supervisor immediately.
Follows infection control procedures, including proper hand washing, wearing protective clothing and equipment when required.
May perform other duties to support activities or other departments as requested.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Driver's License requirements are determined by size of passenger van:
Class C License with a Passenger Endorsement for Missouri and Illinois locations that transport 15 or more passengers.
Class E License for Missouri locations that transport 14 or fewer passengers.
Class D License for Illinois locations that transport 14 or fewer passengers.
No driver under the age of twenty-five (25) or over the age of seventy-four (74) as outlined in the insurance requirements.
DOT Compliant Physical. Annual physician's statement for drivers between ages seventy-one (71) to seventy-four (74) who drive15 or more passenger vans.
Experience as a bus or van driver preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively with residents. Written skills for reports.
To be successful in this position, an employee will need patience and the ability to handle challenging situations. There may be circumstances that require the ability to make independent decisions when warranted. Flexibility may be required to accommodate evening or weekend activities.
Interested candidates, please apply online at www.lssliving.org. Please apply to requisition 0367.