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Driver, Van

at Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

Posted: 3/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 55af39c7-473b-4497-b596-fe7fb8551375
Categories: Drivers
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Job Description

 

OBJECTIVE

To transport employees and clients from home to work and from work to appropriate bus stops.

REQUIREMENTS

The incumbent must be willing to be certified in CPR and First Aid. A valid Colorado driver’s license without a history of violations with a two-year safe driving record is also required. The incumbent must be between the ages of 25 and 70 for insurance purposes and needs to have at least one-year experience of driving a 14-passenger van. This is a 30-40-hour week position. This position requires flexibility in the reporting hours as it is shift dependent. Shifts may start as early as 5:30 A.M. and end as late as 8:00 P.M. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

High School diploma or GED preferred. It is preferred that the incumbent have excellent communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interact with various types of internal and external customers. It is also preferred that the incumbent have the ability to relate effectively to disabled person. The Van Driver must maintain a professional attitude, appropriate hygiene, dress and grooming and be punctual and dependable. Incumbent must be able to perform heavy lifting and sitting for prolonged periods.   Occasional overtime may be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS  {Essential Functions}

Transportation

The Van Driver will use sound judgment when speaking with parents and Host Home Providers demonstrating the ability to relate to persons with disabilities and understanding of their needs. The incumbent will transport all assigned consumers to and from residence to day program. The Van Driver must be able to read and understand road maps, maintain, follow and adjust schedule of consumer pick-up and drop off times. The afternoon run will have some wait time due to employees needs on transportation, sometimes waiting times will be longer than expected. The incumbent will follow rules and regulations for driving within the state of Colorado.  

Van Maintenance and Safety

The Van Driver is responsible for the cleanliness of the vehicle’s interior and exterior. The incumbent will ensure all consumers utilize seat belts at all times as well as assist consumers on and off the vans at all times. The Van Driver will ensure the vehicle’s tank is maintained at least half full at all times.

Tracking and Reporting

The Van Driver will conduct and document vehicle inspection sheet of the vehicle prior to operating and report any vehicle deficiencies to the supervisor immediately. The incumbent will maintain a good working knowledge of vehicle accident reporting.

Relationship Management

The Van Driver will communicate effectively with consumers, co-workers and staff personnel.   The incumbent will communicate concerns and behaviors of consumers with case managers and maintain confidentiality. In addition, the Van Driver will engage and maintain conversations/interactions/responses with consumers that encourage independence and respect. The incumbent will also perform all other duties as assigned or directed by supervisor.

Physical Requirements

Attachment to Job Description

(This information is required to ensure compliance with various workplace regulations)

 

Continuously

Frequently

Occasionally

Never

 

5-8 hours

3-4 hours

1-2 hours

0

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

 

 

 

 

   Heavy:       45 lbs & over

 

 

X

 

    Moderate:   15-44 lbs

 

 

X

 

   Light:           14 lbs & under

 

 

X

 

CARRYING:

 

 

 

 

   Heavy:       45 lbs & over

 

 

 

X

    Moderate:   15-44 lbs

 

X

 

 

   Light:           14 lbs & under

 

X

 

 

PUSHING/PULLING

 

 

 

 

REACHING:

 

 

 

 

   Above Shoulder

 

 

X

 

   At Shoulder

 

 

X

 

   Below Shoulder

 

 

X

 

TWISTING

 

X

 

 

BENDING

 

 

X

 

KNEELING/CRAWLING

 

 

 

X

SQUAT

 

X

 

 

CLIMBING - use of legs only (stairs)

 

 

X

 

CLIMBING - use of arms & legs (ladders)

 

 

 

X

HEARING

 

X

 

 

VISION:

 

 

 

 

   Visual – close

 

X

 

 

   Visual – distant

 

X

X

 

   Visual - depth perception

 

X

 

 

HANDS/FINGERS:

 

 

 

 

   Simple grasping

 

X

 

 

   Fine Manipulation

 

 

 

 

   Repetitive Movements

 

X

 

 

WALKING

 

 

X

 

STANDING

 

 

X

 

SITTING

 

X

 

 

SPEAKING

 

X

 

 

OTHER - Please describe:

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans without regards to discrimination. 

To promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace, a pre-employment screening may be conducted. Candidates may be disqualified for criminal history regarding drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, abuse, violence, and/or theft.

Discover Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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