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Verland Foundation Driver - Verland in Sewickley, Pennsylvania

Job Descriptions:

Verland is searching for a caring Driver to transport individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities from our Sewickley campus to activities and appointments. Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a passenger motor vehicle or light truck. Vehicles operated by this employee do not involve difficult operating techniques. This is a non-exempt position, wage is $14.00 hr.

Following is a list of duties that may be assigned:

  • Operates a wheelchair van, passenger motor vehicle, including accessories, to provide client transportation to and from assigned destinations.

  • Ensures that all passenger vehicles are cleaned on the outside and sanitized on the inside throughout the entire shift, and before the beginning and ending of the shift.

  • Insures safe transport of clients and staff

  • Provides for the wellbeing of the clients while boarding, traveling and disembarking from vehicles.

  • Insures all safety policies and procedures are followed as prescribed.

  • Insures efficient and safe operating condition of vehicles (i.e., check oil, gas, coolant, tire pressure, etc.)

  • Provides a clean (inside and out) vehicle.

  • Insures vehicles are properly equipped with items necessary (i.e., oxygen, first aid kit, emergency flares, telephone/numbers, etc.)

  • Delivers or picks up supplies or equipment as necessary

  • Assists maintenance and housekeeping when necessary

  • Maintains a safe driving record

  • Maintains a current, valid Pennsylvania driver’s license

The above is not an all-inclusive list of the tasks that may be assigned.

Verland offers excellent benefits!

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans in 30 days

  • HSA w/contribution

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Life Insurance

  • Career Development opportunities

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Employee Assistance Plan

Required Experience:

Ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and efficiently in traffic and under adverse climate conditions. Some knowledge of motor vehicle equipment and the methods used in servicing and making minor repairs and adjustments to such vehicles. Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions. Demonstrate confidentiality as required for the position, and ability to accept change in routine without notice. Ability to read, write and understand English.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum requirements include a High School diploma or equivalent and possession of a current, valid Pennsylvania driver’s license; experience operating handicap accessible motor vehicles preferred. Must have clearances as required by Act 33 and Act 34.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires sitting, standing, walking, and driving, seeing, hearing, speaking and writing, stooping, twisting, climbing, manual dexterity, and lifting up to 50 pounds independently.

Keyword: Driver

From: Verland Foundation

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