Jewish Senior Services
  • Physical Plant
  • Full-Time
  • Flex Hours

Summary: Responsible for client transportation and coordination of transportation services

Hours: Full-time 30 hrs./flex

Mon - Fri

DUTIES

1.Drive set routes and perform individual door-to-door pick ups of adult day clients according to daily schedule

a.Assist clients with entering and exiting vehicle during pick-up and drop-off at destinations

b.Properly operate vehicle wheelchair lift to ensure safety

c.Maintain daily driving logs, mileage record and other documentation as required

2.Transport clients to and from recreational out trips, or other appointments as scheduled

3.Schedule and coordinate driving routes

4.Coordinate maintenance of vehicles

5.Act as consultant to Program Director to develop additional transportation business

a.Identify potential business partners

b.Act as liaison, alongside Program Director, to potential business partners

c.Assess appropriate utilization of vehicles to maximize usage

6.Act as lead transportation contact between drivers, family members, and Program Director, regarding day-to-day transportation needs, and/or inclement weather specific instructions as determined by and with Program Director.

7.All other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma/GED

Experience: Five year experience working with the elderly and their physical demands and behaviors associated with dementia/Alzheimer's Disease; five years of experience in driving field with scheduling, coordination, and business growth capabilities.

Licensure: Valid Driver's License with no points for five years. Must possess a current Connecticut CDL license with and F endorsement; must posses a current Medical Examiners Certificate from the State of Connecticut.

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Jewish Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Accordingly, all applicants for employment and all persons employed in any capacity are treated without regard to race, color, national origin, religious affiliation, age, gender, sexual preference, marital status, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, physical or mental disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or other veteran status or any other legally protected class.  The fair and equitable treatment imposed by this policy encompasses, but is not limited to, all aspects of the employment process including: personnel recruitment, advertising, all hiring practices, promotions and transfers, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, selection for training, layoff and terminations, and all facility sponsored social and recreational programs.

Jewish Senior Services will strive to make a reasonable accommodation, as required by law, for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is currently employed unless doing so would result in an undue hardship on the operation of its business.  Any individual who believes they may require such accommodation should contact Employee Relations at 203-365-6457.

It is the responsibility of all staff to conform to both the letter and spirit of this Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement. The designated person at Jewish Senior Services for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Soncerria Holland, 203-365-6456, sholland@jseniors.org.