The Transportation Driver is responsible for providing scheduled and special transportation to all residents in a safe, comfortable, and timely manner.
Reports to: Transportation Manager
Essential Job Specific Duties/Responsibilities
1. Responsible for transporting residents.
a. Drives small vans and medium size to large buses on city streets, highways, and in and out of parking lots and driveways.
b. Assists residents on and off buses.
c. Transports staff to and from work during winter storms or other staffing emergencies as required.
d. Picks up packages off campus as directed.
2. Maintains all vehicles in department.
a. Completes daily safety checks.
b. Ensures completion of checking all safety belts on vehicles, fueling of vehicles, proper tire inflation, and cleaning vehicles inside and out.
3. Interacts effectively within multi-disciplinary team.
a. Assists in scheduling of transportation.
b. Reports all accidents and incidents within 24 hours.
c. Assists in other departments as requested.
d. Assists in keeping the Transportation office neat and clean.
e. Demonstrates professionalism at all times with residents and fellow staff members.
4. Satisfies all educational in-service requirements that are mandated by the Department, the facility, and external accrediting and regulatory agencies.
a. Maintains a Safe Driving Record.
b. Maintains up-to-date CDL license.
c. Assists in all essential and non-essential duties of department.
d. Assists in filling positions in case of absences.
5. Maintains up-to-date knowledge and complies with policies and procedures of infection control, OSHA, safety, resident rights, and federal and state laws and regulations.
a. Adheres to facility policies and procedures.
b. Attends in-services and Employee Forums on a regular basis.
c. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of State Highway Regulations.
d. Participates in positive customer relations.
e. Remains professional in all areas of resident and family contact.
6. Satisfies all educational in-service requirements mandated by CHI Living Communities, the department, external accrediting, and regulatory agencies.
a. Attends all mandatory in-service programs.
b. Adheres to facility policies and procedures.
c. Completes yearly online education program by deadline.
d. Attends employee meetings on a regular basis.
In addition to the essential job specific duties listed above, the Transportation Driver shall be required to perform all duties (essential and non-essential) in a manner consistent with the mission and values (compassion, excellence, inclusion, integrity, collaboration) of CHI Living Communities and will be evaluated on such basis. Furthermore, every employee must abide by all campus, departmental, and safety policies, rules, and regulations.
CHI Living Communities has the right to change the job specific duties and specifications required for the position of Transportation Driver from time to time without prior notice.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), and Safe Driving Record required. Passport, CPR Certification, and Defensive Driving Courses preferred.
Requirements: Must be able to take directions and understand policies and procedures.
Attendance: Regular attendance is an essential part of this job.
We recognize our employees’ contributions to CHI Living Communities by offering benefit programs to enhance and preserve their work/life balance and help them protect, plan, and prepare for today and tomorrow. Benefits vary for PRN, part and full time employees, you can always check with the Human Resource Director at the Center for information. We truly believe that home is here for our residents and our employees.
Professional and Personal Growth Opportunities
CHI Living Communities supports employees’ professional and personal growth with opportunities on and off campus.
- Tuition Reimbursement Program for full and part time employees
- Online Campus Learning with Relias Learning
- Dedication to identifying and promoting people from within
CHI Living Communities recognizes that employees need time away from work to rejuvenate and have a balanced work/life.
- Employees accumulate paid time off based on hours worked
- New employees can begin to accumulate up to 160 PTO hours off
- PTO increases with additional years of service
- Time and a half is paid for work done on holidays
- Company-paid time off for jury duty
- Company-paid time off for bereavement
Health Protection for You and Your Family
CHI Living Communities offers a comprehensive health benefit package to help you improve and maintain your health and the well-being of your family with special programs for weight loss and exercise. The following benefits are available to employees working 30 hours or more a week.
- Employee medical coverage with the majority paid by CHI Living Communities
- Multiple health insurance plan options so you can select the one that works best for you and your family
- Dental Option Plan with 75% paid by CHI Living Communities - Click here to learn about Superior Dental Care Value Added Benefits
- Vision Option Plan - Learn about a special hearing aid discount program connected with the plan
- 100% Company-Paid Short-Term Disability
- 100% Company-Paid Long-Term Disability
- Learn about our Virtual Physician Visit Program
- Earn money for your HSA just by walking every day - Read more about the Motion® Program here
Plans for You and Your Family’s Future
We value our employees’ futures.
- Full-time employees benefit from company-paid life insurance valued at two times their annual salary
- All employees are eligible for the Fidelity Investments 401K Plan
- Automatic employer contribution for employees who meet the 1,000-hour requirement and are active at the end of the calendar year
- All employees are eligible for the Employee Assistance Program through Mutual of Omaha that provides confidential assistance for employees and their immediate families, if ever in need