Van Drivers - Senior Companion Program
Job Vacancy Notice: 8/10/2013
JOB SUMMARY: These individuals drive a 15 passenger van on scheduled route in the Black Hawk County area. Pick up senior companions from their homes and take them to their scheduled destinations. Transport volunteers to/from their scheduled destinations. Provide courteous services, assisting volunteers when necessary. Provide a daily log of mileage. Fill up the van with gas, keep van clean inside and out, obtain and turn in receipts for gas purchases and van washing, and alert program manager of any needed repairs or problems with the van. Provide other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma/GED. Valid driver’s license (D3 chauffeur’s license). Good driving record. Must be insurable (automobile). Must pass criminal record check. Ability to drive 15 passenger van. Must be reliable, prompt, and courteous. Ability to work with staff, volunteers, elderly clients, and the general public. Ability to work with confidential information. Ability to provide courteous and safe transportation service. Ability to provide excellent customer service and skill in public relations. Ability to understand and follow oral and written direction. Ability to assist riders if necessary. Ability to work with diverse individuals and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to work a flexible schedule (hours vary 2-4 per day). Possess good organizational skills.
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-time positions averaging 10 to 20 hours per week. Anticipated hours will be two to four hours per day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., three to five days per week (Monday through Friday).
Application materials are required and must be received in the Human Resource Services office by 4:00pm Central Time .
Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify Human Resource Services.
Human Resource Services
Hawkeye Center 101