Transportation Associate

  • Loomis Village
  • 20 Bayon Drive
  • Posted: Jul 27, 2018
Professional

Job Description

SUMMARY

Responsible for providing safe, courteous transportation service for our residents to and from special events, medical appointments and field trips. Proactively communicate with residents, employees, concierge and the management team to ensure necessary travel requirements are met. Represent the community with a positive attitude and pride when interacting with residents and families.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs job functions in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of the Loomis Communities. Adheres to The Loomis Communities Compliance and Ethics Program.
Demonstrates an awareness of, a respect for and attention to the diversity of the people with whom they interact (persons served, personnel, families/caregivers, and other stakeholders) that is reflected in attitudes, behavior and services.
Transport residents on scheduled basis on designated days, evenings, and weekends while maintaining the vehicles.
Assist residents as necessary from the vehicle to the door, occasionally from medical appointment waiting rooms, and with packages as necessary. Must be hands-on with residents getting into and out of van to ensure their safety.
Coordinate each trip with the Reception/Security Staff to achieve the most efficient delivery and pick up of residents.
Maintain the Log for mileage, times and list of residents transported
Maintaining accurate and current safety documentation for safety checks to ensure the van/vehicle is clean and well maintained. Communicate maintenance or mechanical problems for resolution. Report potentially unsafe conditions to the supervisor.
Required Education

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Requires eighth grade education. Experience in formal dining room service preferred.

Required Education

High School diploma or General education Degree (GED)
Required Experience

(If none required, state none)

Clean Driver History; No garnishments or citations.

Preferred Experience

Working with the older adult population
License(s) (Required/Preferred)

Massachusetts Drivers License and CPR certified
Skills/Competencies

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.
Ability to read, write, and speak English.
Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors and the public.
Ability to report to work regularly and promptly.
Ability to work beyond normal hours when necessary.
Ability to deal with residents who may be emotionally upset or confused.