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

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at  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. 

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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