Van Driver Mon-Fri 6:30am-8:30am, 2pm-4pm

Little City Foundation - Schaumburg, IL

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Subject Line: Open Position: Van Driver Split Shift - CS
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Key Words: Drivers, Retired, Route Driver, Transportation, Part Time, PT Monday to Friday, M - F, over 50?

This purpose of this position is to provide door-to-door transportation for Little City participants. Additional responsibilities include safe operation of agency vehicles, following protocols for routine vehicle checks and care, reporting any participant safety, mechanical or operational problems, and completing any required documentation.

The list of essential duties and responsibilities, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the task to be performed. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein is such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

Transport participants by picking up, transporting and dropping off at their scheduled location.
Assist participants with getting in and out of the vehicle as needed.
Act in a professional manner, observe the rights of persons served and maintain confidentiality.
Maintain transportation logs and records according to established policies and procedures.
Operates vehicle safely including observing speed limits, local traffic regulations, and Little City policies and procedures.
Conduct pre-trip/post-trip visual inspections of vehicle, equipment, and supplies (e.g. tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, safety equipment).
Report any participant safety, mechanical or operational problems immediately to the supervisor.
Keep interior and exterior of vehicles clean.
Take vehicles for safety vehicle inspections, maintenance repairs, refueling as needed or if requested.
Maintain a good driving record.
Serve as a positive role model for individuals served.
Maintain American Heart Association certification in First Aid and CPR.
Successfully complete Little City required training, re-training, and any additional training as required by Little City Foundation policies and practices, or as assigned by his/her, immediate supervisor.
Attend staff meetings when required.
High school graduate or GED certificate, preferred. Valid Illinois driver’s license required. A minimum of one-year experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities desired. Must meet the insurance requirements per Little City policy in order to be placed on the Approved Driver list. Must have a driving record in good standing in order to be PACE qualified. Must pass the PACE certification process to become PACE certified.

This position is part of the collective bargaining unit. Management has the right to schedule work hours and determine the work to be performed. Supervisors must have the flexibility to adjust to changes in scheduling, (including hours, the total number of work hours and work assignments) brought on by program needs.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject to sitting for prolonged periods; frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions, occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches or bends. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is subject to assist and supports up to 30 pounds with varying amounts of assistance on a reoccurring basis. The employee is required to have corrected vision and hearing within normal range and the ability to operate a motor vehicle. Must have the ability to perform CPR. Must be able to pass a PACE physical. Must be able to maneuver an occupied wheelchair into a tie-down position. Generally, no occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, communicable diseases or other potentially infectious substances, but may require performing unplanned Category III tasks (Category II). The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions