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Transportation/Community Driver

Company: Vitality Senior Living
Location: Wildwood
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Transportation / Community Driver

DEPARTMENT: Administration

CATEGORY : Hourly/Nonexempt

REPORTS TO: Business Office Director

At YourLife, we inspire our associates to realize their goals, while touching the lives of others. We embrace our associates as they deliver personalized care and services that cater to our resident's individual choices and preferences. We empower our associates to make a difference in the lives of those in their care through ongoing training, unwavering support and a culture of growth and momentum.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

To be part of an energetic team, devoted to delivering a unique and enjoyable customer service experience for our residents and visitors .

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Responsible for providing safe, courteous transportation service for our residents. Coordinates vehicle pre-maintenance, maintenance, and repairs to ensure vehicle longevity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drives vehicle from community to social and other various destinations according to assigned schedule.
  • Assists residents into and out of vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Secures passengers' wheelchairs to restraining devices to stabilize wheelchairs during trip.
  • Practices safe driving techniques at all times.
  • Cleans and services vehicle with fuel, lubricants, and accessories and reports and coordinates vehicle maintenance repairs.
  • Establishes and monitors daily and weekly trip inspection and preventative maintenance programs and maintains records regarding the maintenance of all vehicles.
  • Delivers groceries and other belongings to resident's apartments.
  • Assists the Activities Director in activities and programs as needed.
  • Ensures charges are submitted to the business office daily for community travel expenses.
  • Maintains a safe driving record according to company guidelines.
  • Handles emergency situations and basic First Aid.
  • Assists with escorting residents to engagement.
  • Develop strong relationships with family members of residents.
  • Perform staff duties necessary for immediate community operation in case of staffing problems.
  • Respect dignity and confidentiality standards and promote resident rights.
  • Complete or assist with special projects as requested by community or senior management.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures of the company.
  • Report potentially unsafe conditions to the Executive Director.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be 21 years or older.
  • Current commercial driver's license (CDL) may be required with an acceptable driving

record in accordance with Federal Department of Transportation regulations.

  • Experience in customer service environment, preferably in a senior living setting.
  • Must be knowledgeable of all safety precautions and comply with safety measures.
  • Competent in organization, time management skills and handling multiple priorities.
  • Desire to work with older adults and their families
  • Project a positive and professional image at all times.
  • Driver certification requires clean driving record, clean background/drug check, and

CPR/First Aid training.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A working environment where your voice will be heard, and your experience will be respected and appreciated
  • Innovated and vibrant working environment committed to creating unique experiences for our residents, team members and families
  • Effective and collaborative training and onboarding program
  • Engaged company support team
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Benefits to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, employer paid life insurance
  • Potential to advance with a dynamic growing organization

Keywords: Vitality Senior Living, Orlando , Transportation/Community Driver, Other , Wildwood, Florida

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