Hourly Human Resource Aide I

Catawba County - Hickory, NC4.2

Are you seeking part-time work? Would you like to work in a helping profession, interacting with a variety of people? Do you enjoy driving and have a good driving record? Catawba County Social Services is seeking hourly, part-time Human Resource Aides to provide safe, prompt, and courteous transportation services for Medicaid eligible clients. Transportation is provided to medical appointments within and outside the county.

These positions are part-time hourly positions, with no benefits, working on an as needed basis with an average of 19 hours per week. (Some weeks could be more, and some weeks could be less.)
Provide transportation services to medical appointments for Medicaid eligible clients
Accurate and timely recordkeeping such as day sheets, time sheets, etc.
Drive safely and defensively, obeying all traffic laws, representing Catawba County in a professional manner
Keep county vehicles clean and property maintained for safety purposes
Graduation from high school and the demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job
A valid NC Class C Driver's license with a safe driving record

Capability to work a flexible schedule, subject to change during the week
Ability to communicate effectively and work well with clients, office staff and supervisor, including interaction with clients they transport
Geographical knowledge of Catawba County, ability to read maps with ease, a good sense of direction, and the ability to locate client residence and providers, in an efficient and effective manner
Strong analytical ability, enabling applicant to transport multiple clients and react to schedule changes
Physical ability to assist clients in and out of vehicles as needed; this is considered Medium work; lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally to transfer wheelchairs, walkers and other equipment as well as the ability to push up to 175 pounds (clients in wheelchairs).
Effective computer skills to find a client or provider address in Google Maps or Map Quest; access emails; and complete timesheets, online training, and other reports
Ability to work independently while exhibiting good judgment, providing excellent customer service