LEAP is looking for employees who want to match their personal passion with their professional skills.
Join the team as a Driver, assisting Washington County senior citizens with their transportation needs.
Part time: 20 hour work week, 4 days per week
Shift spent in and out of company car across Washington County, and as needed for clients, into neighboring counties.
Based in the Broadway Office at the Washington County Municipal Center, 383 Broadway, Suite B003A, Fort Edward, NY 12828
Weeks Per Year: 44
Hours Per Week: 20
LEAP’s Driver is directly responsible to the Transportation Program Coordinator. The Driver provides transportation services to the low-income, elderly, and other individuals as appropriate and allowed when the regular driver is unavailable. Transportation services are for medical, pharmacy, grocery store visits, as well as, other approved visits by the Program Director. The Driver works as a team member to assure compliance with all program requirements and Federal, State and Local compliance matters. It is the understanding and expectation of this organization that all employees will take the opportunity to contribute to the overall success and mission of the agency above and beyond the basic requirements of their job.
1. Establish respect and maintain confidentiality of the agency, its employees, its customers and its governing boards, both within the agency and the community, in accordance with the agency policies and applicable state and federal laws.
2. Contact the Program Coordinator or designated staff daily to report work schedule and receive referrals for additional transportation requests.
3. Utilization of agency required technology including but not limited to, agency cell phones, computers and electronic communications and as assigned by supervisor.
4. Schedule appointments from home when appropriate. Funding streams and program guidelines will dictate the scheduling of these appointments.
5. Complete all required paperwork per guidelines. These include but are not limited to transportation logs, client intake forms, gasoline slips, submittal of receipts for oil changes and vehicle maintenance.
6. Submit Bi-Weekly time records to the Program Coordinator at the end of each pay period for approval.
7. Attend meetings and all appropriate trainings, some of which may be out-of-county travel and evening/overnight attendance as requested by the Senior Program Coordinator.
8. Assure the cleanliness of assigned agency vehicle. This includes the inside/outside and trunk. Car wash coupons or cards will be provided to the Transportation Coordinator by the Senior Program Coordinator or designated staff as requested.
9. Assure that assigned agency vehicle is serviced regularly, including oil changes.
10. Vehicle repairs, other than oil changes must be reported immediately and receive prior approval from the Program Coordinator.
11. All other duties assigned by the Program Coordinator or designated staff .
1. High School Diploma or GED.
2. Organizational Skills, including scheduling of appointments.
3. Communication and People skills.
4. Experience with technology
5. Clean New York State Driver’s license.
6. An understanding and knowledge of the workings of a non-profit agency.
Send a cover letter and resume to Barbara Forkin, Transportation Coordinator, at [email protected] with the job title as the subject line and/or Nancy Warnock, Program Director, Career & Family Services, at [email protected].