Job Application - PRK Williams Inc

Job Posting OPEN

Transportation Driver

At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.


Summary of Position/Objective:

Transportation Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) duties consist of safely transporting Day Program attendees to and from their home to Day Program. The Transportation DSP will transport Day Program attendees in company vans and buses in accordance with the route prepared by the Transportation Supervisor. The Transportation DSP is responsible for understanding the support needs of each of the clients in their care. This includes but is not limited to understanding the supervision needs of each client, understanding the behavioral needs of specific clients and understanding the needs of each client with regard to ambulatory support required. Transportation DSP is responsible for reporting Incidents that occur while clients are in their care. Transportation DSP will assist Day Program clients upon arrival to Day Program and in preparation for departure from Day Program. Transportation DSP may be scheduled to assist with late afternoon client activities at Day Program in order to provide Day Program DSP time to complete their paperwork.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Transports clients to and from Day Program
  • Assists clients with walkers, wheelchairs, backpacks, lunches, and other items that need safeguarding while traveling
  • Ensures clients’ safety and wellbeing
  • Ensure the safe loading and unloading of all consumers entrusted to your care
  • Ensure health, safety and supervision needs are observed
  • Maintains records and prepares reports on services provided
  • Provides back-up in other areas as needed
  • Always exhibit appropriate role modeling through language, dress and hygiene
  • Conversations should be appropriate for a business environment
  • Communicate with appropriate managers on incidents requiring further attention & follow up; for example, an incident requiring documentation and communication to a parent, guardian, Host Home Provider or case manager
  • Comply with proper safety policies and procedures (including all state laws)
  • Provide exceptional level of customer service to both internal and external consumer
  • Follow all To The Rescue policies and procedures

 

Competencies/Qualifications/Education:

  • Consistent timely attendance
  • Communication proficiency
  • Teamwork orientation
  • Safe driving practices
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to deal effectively and patiently with others
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Colorado
  • Must have proof of insurance
  • Must have a clean driver’s record
  • Must be able to pass DOT Physical
  • Must be at least 25 years of age to drive DOT routes that utilize buses
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test and CAPS check (Colorado Adult Protective Services).


Certificates/Licenses/Registration:

The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage.


Work Hours:

Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays. This position may require hours that exceed a typical 8-hour work day.


Work Environment:

The work environment is consistent with similar office environment settings.


Physical Demand:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.


Travel:

Frequent travel within a 50-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 50-mile radius may be required.


Location: Parker, CO


IND-CO


To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.