CDL Driver - Senior Living Community

Lake Port Square - Brookdale Senior Living - Leesburg, FL2.5

Full-time

Shifts available: PT; includes weekends

CDL Driver

Job Summary:

Provides transportation to the residents for appointments and errands, such as medical appointments, banking, shopping, worship services, entertainment, and other miscellaneous activities. Ensures safety of all passengers. Runs event and community errands as needed.

Essential Functions:

1. Transports residents using company vehicle to appointments, errands, and other activities as needed, including doctor appointments, grocery shopping, banking, worship services, etc.

2. Drives residents to events and community programs per the activity schedule.

3. Carries belongings, opens doors, and cautions residents on steps and other objects in their path. Opens/closes and loads/unloads walkers and wheelchairs. Assists residents in and out of the vehicle utilizing the wheelchair lift and/or stairs, if needed.

4. Ensures residents are safely seated with seat belts secured.

5. Assists residents in wheelchairs during activities outside the community.

6. Accounts for presence of all residents when leaving or returning to the community.

7. Calls resident rooms for appointment/activity reminders, as needed.

8. Fills the community motor vehicle with gasoline at pre-approved service stations.

9. Keeps the facility vehicle clean and properly maintained. Reports mechanical issues and repairs to the supervisor or maintenance department and schedules appointments as needed.

10. Responds immediately and appropriately to all accidents and emergencies, based on established protocol.

11. Interacts with residents in a friendly manner, providing meaningful attention and communicating concerns of resident’s health to management as appropriate.

12. May be responsible for ensuring all vehicle license plates, inspection tags, and insurance cards are current and displayed properly.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his her supervisor.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED). Prior experience working with seniors preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, and other Special Requirements:

Must have a valid state CDL driver’s license with a good driving record. CPR training and certification may be required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • Driving: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)