Driver - James L. Maher Center

Middletown, RI 02842

Posted: 09/06/2019 Industry: Health & Human Services Job Number: 1909

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for James L. Maher Center.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME:  James L. Maher Center
JOB TITLE:   Driver
LOCATION:   Acquidnick Island, RI
HOURS:  Mon-Fri, 32 – 40 hours



Key Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for providing safe transportation of individuals with developmental disabilities to and from assigned routes as well as the routine maintenance and upkeep of vehicles.

- To follow prescribed routes and to inform the Transportation Manager or designee of any changes that may occur.

- Will assist passengers getting in and out of vehicles and assist them with their belongings.

- To immediately complete and submit to the Transportation Manager or designee accident and/or incident reports as needed.

- To follow all the rules-of-the-road as set forth by State of RI and the policies of the James L. Maher Center.

- To keep the agency up-dated by two-way radio when problems occur with assigned vehicle(s).

- To make a daily check of the gas, oil, fluid and tire pressure of assigned vehicle(s).

- To immediately alert the Transportation Manager or designee regarding any safety concerns related to transportation.

- Must maintain a professional appearance, arrive to work on time and be able to follow instructions from Transportation Manager or designee.

- Successful completion of paid training in First Aid, CPR, and Defensive Driving is required.

- To carry out other job related assignments as requested by the Transportation Manager or designee.

 

Successful candidates will have:

- Flexibility & Dependability

- Ability to work in a team oriented setting

- Good oral and written communication skills and competencies

- Applicant must pass a National Criminal Background check.

- Valid Driver’ s License

- High School Diploma or GED required


HOW TO APPLY
For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs.  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and James L. Maher Center will make the final hiring decisions. 


WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

Jennifer De Leon

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