POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the ADS Program Director, Drives minibus, van or lightweight vehicle to transport Adult Day Services participants or physically limited passengers and deliver them to their destination. Driver may also be expected to transport agency personnel. Driver is expected to keep accurate vehicle records, maintain the vehicles in a clean, safe and orderly condition.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These include but are not limited to the following. The company reserves the right to add to, delete, change or modify the essential duties and responsibilities at any time.)
Arrange for vehicle repair with the assistant of the ADS Manager.
Follow established schedules; adjusts schedules to meet unanticipated changes; determines the safest and most efficient pick-up and delivery routes and other destination according to schedule.
Responsibilities: Assist passengers on and off the vehicle in a safe and courteous manner, assist clients that use medical equipment and handles emergencies that may arise.
Note visible changes In the physical or mental health of clients regularly transported; communicates this information to appropriate personnel for follow-up. Document unusual behavior.
Secures passengers' wheelchair to restraining devices to stabilize wheelchairs during transport.
Ensure that clients are received by caregiver and/or authorized person.
Inspect the vehicle and maintain it in a clean and safe condition.
Reports the need for maintenance and/or service to the ADS Manager.
Conduct weekly vehicle.
Maintain standard records such as logs of passengers, mileage and gasoline purchases.
Operates radio or similar device to communicate with base station, other drivers, caregivers or to report disruption of service.
Other Functions: The agency may assign other functions to the job at its discretion.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (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, skill, and/or ability required. )
EDUCATION: High School diploma/GED. Five years’ experience, Five years driving experience
About Chicago Commons Association
Chicago Commons is a premier social service organization that has made a difference in the Chicago land area for over 120 years. Chicago Commons’ mission has been to partner with individuals, families, and communities to overcome poverty, discrimination, and isolation. We are a neighborhood-focused nonprofit dedicated to improving the well-being of thousands of children, adults, seniors, and families. Our programs are designed to provide the necessary tools to help strengthen skills and develop self-sufficiency. Since 1894, we have operated in neighborhoods where children, seniors and families are most at risk for poverty, violence and educational disadvantage including West Humboldt Park, Pilsen, Back of the Yards, and Grand Boulevard.