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Active Day Driver - Adult Day Center in N Charleston, South Carolina

If you love to drive and want to make a positive difference in peoples' lives: Become a Driver/Adult Day Care Driver for Active Day today! Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers are much more than "just drivers!" Our Drivers are Caregivers who drive. Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers are the first and last Active Day team member that our members interact with each day and have a positive impact on our members' day. Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers operate and maintain mobility buses, providing safe, courteous on- and off-boarding assistance, and timely transport to and from our centers. Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers escort members door-to-door in all weather conditions, provide transportation for field trips, take members to medical appointments, and run errands for the center. All team members are expected to lead by example by maintaining a positive attitude; being a thoughtful, supportive, productive and dependable coworker; keeping our members safe; and always working to enhance the health and happiness of the people we serve and those who care for them. Join our team and feel good about what you are doing every day!

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers /Caregivers who Drive routinely exchange recommendations and insight with coworkers to ensure best practices for accommodating unique needs of members during on-boarding, off-boarding and transport.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Assist members with on- and off-boarding and with any special needs during transport.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Confirm members are securely fastened in vehicle and transport in a safe and timely manner.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Communicate in a positive, courteous and professional manner with members and their families, co-workers, referral agencies, and the community at large.Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Maintain vehicle cleanliness.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Our Drivers Conduct daily vehicle inspections and follow prescribed maintenance and fueling schedule; confirm wheelchair lifts and tie down equipment are operating properly.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Notify supervisor of mechanical or safety concerns and report repair or service needs as they occur.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Maintain vehicle information, including route, mileage, fuel and service records.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Maintain and secure company property, including vehicle, phone and fuel cards.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Maintain vehicle cleanliness.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Deliver information to family members as requested.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers promptly report issues, concerns or unusual occurrences to appropriate leadership.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Comply with company policies and procedures, safety and regulatory laws and standards.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers Assist transportation coordinator and/or center director in identifying and implementing operational efficiencies to enhance the member experience.

  • Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers are willing to pitch in as needed to ensure our centers run smoothly and our members receive the best care possible.

Our Drivers / Adult Day Care Drivers / Caregivers who Drive must have/be:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Must have valid Chauffeur Endorsement

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Able to multi-task and manage time effectively.

  • Prior experience working as a driver preferred but not required.

  • Valid driver’s license and state/vehicle-specific driver credentials.

  • Prior experience working with seniors and/or adults with special needs preferred.

  • Able to work a flexible schedule.

  • Able to push, pull, bend, turn, pivot, transfer and lift up to 50 pounds; able to routinely and repeatedly exit and enter the vehicle to assist members with on- and off-boarding.

  • Able to pass required physical exams including Department of Transportation (DOT) exam.

  • Successful results of background check, motor vehicle report, drug testing and any other state-specific requirements.

  • Knowledge of local geographic area preferred.

  • Where applicable, certifications such as CPR, First Aid, and Passenger Assisted Safety & Sensitivity (PASS) are required and will be facilitated as part of job training.

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External Company URL: https://www.activeday.com/

Street: 8088 Rivers Ave

Post End Date: 6/3/2021

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