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Verified Pay $17.00-$17.50 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Bloomfield, Connecticut

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Job Description

Job Description

Recently acknowledged as a "Best in Senior Living" community by U.S. News & World Report, a career at Duncaster is more than just a place to work.

Here, you can fulfill your passion for helping others and become part of something meaningful that pays you back in inspiring, heartfelt ways you may have never experienced.

Duncaster offers residents a plan for life with independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing services all on a beautiful campus-like setting. Our residents share a bond of mutual respect with our staff that builds memorable and lasting relationships.

Job Description and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Transportation Manager, incumbent is responsible for providing transportation to Duncaster residents using the Duncaster vehicles as assigned. In between transports, assignments will include delivering of packages or assisting other departments as needed. Performs all job responsibilities according to the Duncaster Policies and Procedures Handbook.

  • Maintains a current CT driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Follows all State and Federal driving laws.
  • With reasonable lead time makes every effort to come to work when asked.
  • Is reliable and prompt when committed to the driving schedule.
  • Performs a vehicle walk around prior to driving.
  • Reports any operational difficulties or vehicle malfunctions immediately.
  • Always fills gas tank when below half prior to putting away.
  • Cleans vehicle of all debris prior to putting vehicle away and vacuums or takes care of car washes as needed.
  • Turns off heater, AC, radio, lights, etc., prior to putting vehicle away.
  • Reports promptly any accidents involving the vehicle or resident.
  • Operates the vehicle according to The Transportation Guidebook.
  • Adheres to detailed Resident-Transportation Pick-up guidelines.
  • Follows Duncaster communication policy regarding cell phone use.
  • Maintains positive feedback from transported residents.
  • Uses sound judgment in determining best next location after delivering a resident.
  • Carries a radio or cell phone to be in constant communication with the receptionist.
  • Must complete and stay current on position required training.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Must have a High School education or equivalent, commercial driver’s license (CDL), valid Connecticut Public Service license and 5 years’ experience in this or related field.
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when warranted.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Must be available for weekend assignments, day and evening or holidays.
  • Must have general knowledge of surrounding geographic area.
  • Must have basic knowledge of body mechanics (i. e. ability to assist in transfer of residents from wheelchair to vehicle), and ability to lift wheelchair into vehicle.


Hours

Part-time, 15 to 20 hours per week (could include weekends or holidays)


Pay Range

$17.00-$17.50 per hour


What are the benefits?

Working in a Life Plan community will bring out the best in you. As a member of our team, you'll have the opportunity to pursue a truly rewarding career path, with multiple exciting benefits, including the following:

  • 401(k) with match and profit sharing
  • Life Insurance (voluntary benefit)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid sick time
  • PTO
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 10% tuition discount on all degree and certificate programs at Charter Oak
  • Free Access to our Aquatic & Fitness Center & to our beautiful walking trails throughout our campus
  • Discount employee lunches
  • Duncaster Spotlight Employee Recognition Program
  • Referral bonuses
  • Free on-site parking
  • Shoes for Crews - discounted safety shoes for all staff
  • Yearly performance increases plus additional bonus opportunities
  • Employee Appreciation Events held throughout the year by our own “Funcaster” Committee