Driver
Job Details
Entry
Woodland Pond, Inc - New Paltz, NY
Per Diem
High School
Varied

Responsible to                                                   Position Classifications
Concierge and Security Services Coordinator             Hourly/Non-exempt

         

Directly Supervises and Evaluates

None

 

Is Back Up To:              Driver

Is Backed Up By:          Driver

 

WOODLAND POND CONFORMANCE STATEMENT

In the performance of their respective duties and responsibilities, all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Performing quality work with or without direct supervision
  • Interacting professionally with other employees, residents, guests, and all others
  • Working effectively and in accordance with the Woodland Pond Communication Fundamentals
  • Completing tasks independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations
  • Complying with all federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations as well as Woodland Pond policy and procedure at all times

 

Position Summary     
The Driver is responsible for transporting residents of Woodland Pond to medical appointments, errands, special outings, and other destinations as assigned

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   (*CF indicates Critical Function)

  • Receives daily schedule from the Concierge; communicates with the Concierge throughout the day regarding pick up/drop off times (*CF)
  • Is responsible for taking a roll call each time residents board the bus (*CF)
  • Assists residents with packages and WP grocery carts as needed
  • Provides supervision as residents enter and exit the bus (*CF)
  • Operates wheelchair lift to assist residents on/off the bus (*CF)
  • Uses hands free devices if using the phone while driving
  • Cleans the inside and outside of the bus as needed and as requested by supervisor
  • Removes all trash from the inside of the bus and sweeps the inside of the bus as needed
  • Alerts supervisor when oil change, inspection, registration, or other required maintenance is needed
  • Contacts supervisor immediately if an accident involving the bus occurs   
  • Reports resident illness or behavior changes to supervisor
  • Departs Woodland Pond in a timely manner; if a resident does not board on time the rest of the group should not have to wait
  • Meets with supervisor and other drivers once a month to discuss following month’s schedule
  • Follows all traffic laws including posted speed limits and utilizing safety belts
  • Completes idle time tasks as assigned
  • Completing all required training and in-services
  • All other duties as assigned

 

GENERAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Maintains high standards for work areas, attitude and appearance
  • Understands that honesty and ethics are essential in the performance of duties
  • Willing to learn and grow
  • Demonstrates maturity in judgment and behaviors
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Maintains predictable and reliable attendance, wearing the appropriate uniform as assigned

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma, or HSE with two years of similar experience
  2. Valid NYS Class D Driver’s License, with a clean driving record and proof of valid personal liability auto insurance required
  3. Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills
  4. Demonstrated ability to function within a Windows based computer program
  5. Ability to multitask
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate skills for communicating by telephone and in person with individuals of all ages, especially the geriatric population

DEgree of travel

Occasional off-site meetings, seminars, and conferences

 

Disruption to Routine

Must adapt to frequent schedule changes, department workload, and resident needs. Possible overtime

 

Safety Hazards in Job

Possible vehicle accidents. Stress due to the need to meet multiple, varying needs for residents, staff and visitors. Potential conflicts with unauthorized persons

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Demands

Never

Occasionally

Frequently

Continually

Sit

 

 

X

 

Stand

 

 

X

 

Walk

 

 

X

 

Bend/Stoop

 

 

X

 

Squat

 

X

 

 

Crawl

X

 

 

 

Climb

X

 

 

 

Reach Above Shoulder Level

 

X

 

 

Kneel

X

 

 

 

Balance

 

 

 

X

Lift, Carry, Push, Pull

 

 

 

 

        Maximum 10 Lbs.

 

 

X

 

        Maximum 20 Lbs.

 

X

 

 

        Maximum 50 Lbs.

 

X

 

 

        Maximum Over 50 Lbs.

 

X

 

 

Must Be Able To

 

 

 

 

        See

 

 

 

X

        Hear

 

 

 

X

        Speak

 

 

 

X

        Use One Hand

 

 

 

X

        Use Both Hands

 

 

 

X

Environmental Conditions

Never

Occasionally

Frequently

Continually

Involves Being

 

 

 

 

        Inside

 

 

 

X

        Outside

 

 

 

X

Exposed to Temperatures of

 

 

 

 

32ûF and less

 

 

X

 

100ûF and more

 

 

X

 

Wet & Humid Conditions

 

 

X

 

        Noise, Vibration

 

 

X

 

        Fumes, Dust

 

X

 

 

Hazards, Exposure

Never

Occasionally

Frequently

Continually

Infectious Wastes

X

 

 

 

Toxic Chemicals

X

 

 

 

Needles/Body Fluids

X

          

 

 

Radiation

X

 

 

 

Chemotherapeutics

      X

 

 

 

Occasionally = 1% to 33% of the time                     

Frequently = 34% to 66% of the time

Continually = 67% to 100% of the time

 

Employers Disclaimer

  • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ‘at will’ employment relationship

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

I have read and understand the responsibilities of my position at Woodland Pond as outlined in this job description.

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