Van Driver JobWaxahachie, TX 56750

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Why You'll Love This Job

The Van Driver will use company vehicles to transport our residents to local shopping, activities, doctor appointments and places of employment. Driver will need to be able to safely drive a 15-passenger van that does not require a CDL. When not conducting transportation, the Driver will maintain company vehicles and assist facility maintenance personnel with routine maintenance duties and work orders.
This is a full time position, very flexible hours are required to accommodate resident needs as they arise.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
· Provides local area transportation to residents as scheduled, ensuring that they are delivered and picked up on-time to their appointments.
· Safely operates company vehicles while ensuring passengers utilize all safety requirements such as seat belts and maintain safe behavior.
· Performs routine maintenance checks on company vehicles prior to using.
· Ensures all maintenance and safety inspections are completed on schedule.
· Works with facility maintenance personnel when not on scheduled vehicle trips.
· Communicates with Maintenance Manager for needed technical advice, product information, research and quality assurance guidance.
· Advises Maintenance Manager of the overall condition of company vehicles and equipment.
· Assists with Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Evacuation procedures.
· Interacts with residents and staff in a professional and courteous.

Skills & Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Educational Requirements and Experience:
· High School Diploma or Equivalent.
· 5 years driving experience.
· Must express or demonstrate an interest in working with a special needs population.
· Must be capable of reading and writing the English language.
· Must demonstrate a warm, outgoing personality.
· Must have basic knowledge and mechanical ability to perform routine maintenance and repair on mechanical and electrical equipment and possess a basic knowledge of construction principles.
· Must possess a current Texas Driver’s License and maintain an approved driving record at all times.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Language Ability:
 Ability to communicate effectively in writing and speaking the primary language of the residents.
 Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
 Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
· Mathematical Skills:
 Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
· Cognitive Demands:
 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
· Computer and Smartphone Skills:
 Ability to use Microsoft Windows.
 Ability to use multiple software applications on a computer and on smart device.
· Competencies:
 Ability to operate a car/truck and maintain a valid driver’s license. Ability to operate general office equipment.
 Ability to patch drywall, paint, repair flooring, doors and equipment.



Pay is based on experience. 
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