Driver; compensation: $13.00/hour, Vacation and Sick leave accrual, 11 paid holidays (plus birthday off after one year), free meal on days worked, part-time. QUALIFICATONS: Knowledge of shuttle and/or transportation programs for seniors including Carson City geography, transportation, and safe driving practices. Familiar with procedures described in the ADSD Specifications for the Transportation Program, the Program Instructions Nevada Specifications (PINS), and Department of Transportation regulations. Knowledge of vehicle maintenance, inspections, and regulatory compliance requirements (local, state, and federal). Understand and follow written and verbal instructions and communicate effectively in oral and written form. Must be able to operate a computer with skill in Outlook and MS Office programs. Maintain a good working relationship with all level of staff and participants.
Additional Qualifications: 21 years or older, Valid Nevada Class A or Class B Commercial Driver's License & Passenger Endorsement, 1 year of experience driving vehicles that require a commercial driver's license, experience in working with seniors or disabled individuals is highly desirable, subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing, applicant must provide a 10 year driver's license printout for consideration.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to operate a 20 passenger bus and 7 passenger mini-van; standing and sitting for extending periods of time; possible exposure and work required in varied weather conditions (rain, snow, ice, heat, sun, etc.); strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to frail clients including restraining wheelchairs, carrying durable medical equipment, and securing into the vehicle.
REQUIREMENTS: 21 years or older. A valid Nevada CDL, Class A or B, passenger endorsement; successful passing of a background check, fingerprinting and drug testing; review of Driver History Report with no disqualifying offenses according to the Department of Transportation and Senior Center's insurance carrier.
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