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Part-time Driver

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit

West Bloomfield Township, MI, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Driver

Driver of Transportation and Translation Services

Transportation and Translation Services

Job Summary

Provides door-through-door transportation to and from scheduled appointments.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Client Safety – Provide appropriate and comfortable physical support during door-through-door service for physically and developmental disabled clients.
  • Vehicle Maintenance - Operate vehicles by following vehicle maintenance schedule, checking vehicle condition daily, keeping fire extinguisher and first aid kit accessible and reporting any technical problem immediately.
  • Documentation – Maintain documentation standards by preparing and completing, in a timely manner, all required records and reports.
  • Safe Driving - Follow all state and local laws and internal policies pertaining to driving and transportation including but not limited to follow distance, speed limits, safety belt usage etc.
  • Training - Maintain professional knowledge by attending agency in-service programs and educational workshops.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: One year of driving multi-passenger vehicles

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Certifications or Licenses Required: Valid Michigan Chauffer’s license, clean driving record, and personal automobile insurance coverage

Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

Minimum Competencies (Skills, Knowledge, Behaviors)

Skills

  • Communication – Speak clearly and respectfully with internal staff, client’s partner agencies, police officers, and 911 operators as needed.
  • Technology - Must be able to operate department communication system and devices (GPS, Phones and occasionally, Computers).
  • Decision Making - Deal with abstract as well as concrete and complex problematic situations; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Knowledge

  • Vehicle Systems - Proper usage of all vehicle systems.
  • Multi-Use - Maintain working knowledge to operate all vehicles within the JFS fleet.

Behaviors

  • Time Management - Use time effectively by following assigned daily schedule in a punctual manner and by responding appropriately and quickly to phone and direct connect calls from the office.
  • Adaptability - Display flexibility by accepting and adapting to unexpected changes in a courteous and professional manner
  • Team Work - Contribute to team efforts by accepting direction from supervisor and appropriately seeking guidance
  • Maintain a professional appearance

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer