Bus Driver—Skyview Day Club, Marin County
Under the supervision of the Excursion Director, the Skyview Bus Driver is responsible for providing transportation to frail elderly clients and maintaining compliance for all licensing requirements under the State of California, Community Care Licensing Division Title 22. The Skyview Bus Driver provides passengers with disabilities with safe, friendly transportation in vehicles designed for wheelchair lifts, seats and other special access. The Skyview Bus Driver understands the mission and objectives of Jewish Family and Children’s Services and works within the limitations of the Agency’s resources and performs all duties in compliance with agency standards.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide transportation to frail older adult program participants for the Excursion Program as well as to and from the center from their residences
- Assist participants to and from their starting location to their destination, providing door-through-door assistance
- Secure passengers safely into vehicle
- Maintain a healthy, safe and clean bus at all times to prevent potential accident and injury of anyone on vehicle
- Assume responsibility for the safety of passengers and equipment
- Perform standard pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections. Reports any maintenance issues or damage to supervisor or designee
- Fulfill reporting and documentation requirements of the job
- Attend and participate in team meetings and in-service trainings
- Communicate appropriate information to supervisors, and others designated to receive such information
- Stay with program participants on excursions to provide supervision as needed.
- Other duties as assigned
- Complies with the JFCS Policy and Procedures Manual and other standards of performance.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- Perform the physical requirements of the job to include regular walking and sitting for prolonged periods;
- Floor to waist lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally/carrying up to 15 lbs occasionally, reaching, pushing, pulling, kneeling, crouching, balancing, bending;
- Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time;
- The person in this position needs move within the vehicle to secure passengers and adaptive equipment.
- Must be able to work effectively when surrounded by frail, older adults with cognitive impairment.
- Class B Driver’s License
- A good driving record and valid California Driver’s license
- High school graduate or equivalent
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Good motor skills, good hearing, accurate color perception
- One year experience providing transportation to frail older adults
- Must successfully pass a criminal background investigation and when applicable, submit to the monthly exclusion verification as required by the OIG
- Demonstrated interest in working with older individuals, persons with disabilities, and dementia;
- Must have a current CPR and First Aid certification
- Ability to apply proper driving procedures
- Ability to learn transit routes and schedules and adapt to changes; ability to read a map
- Ability to read, understand, and interpret transit system operating rules, regulations, policies, and routes
- Ability to assist handicapped passengers when needed
- Basic math and writing skills
This is a full time 30 hours weekly, non-exempt position with benefits. Competitive compensation will depend on experience and proficiency level. We offer a robust array of benefits including: medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid holidays; paid vacation and sick leave; 403(b) plan; life and disability insurance.
Please submit cover letter and resume to [email protected] with Skyview Bus Driver in your subject line.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. JFCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.