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Verified Pay $13 - $17 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Mandeville, Louisiana

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ST TAMMANY COUNCIL ON AGING is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Great Benefits, NoWeekends, Great Work Environment

Our mission is to provide St. Tammany Parish seniors withservices designed to maintain and enhance their quality of life, well-being,independence and involvement in the community.

We are seeking Transportation Drivers to provide friendlyand courteous service to all passengers, adhering to driver and safetyrules/regulations. This is a safety sensitive position and is based out of ourMandeville location. All applicants must fill out the COASTEmployment Application, even if submitting a resume.

Essential Functionsand Qualifications
•Operate/drive our transit vehicle for officialtransit business, complying with all safety and route plans.
•Perform pre and post-trip inspections on vehiclenoting any mechanical concerns
•Provide passenger assistance in boarding andde-boarding, especially clients that are elderly and/or mobility impaired.
•Collect and report passenger fares
•Perform fueling duties and cleaning of vehiclesas required
•Attend training sessions and meetings asrequired
•Maintain a professional image and displayprofessional conduct while on duty.

Physical Requirements
•Must be able to handle and secure variousequipment in our vehicles, such as wheelchairs, lifts, radio, fare boxes, etc.
•Ability to frequently lift and carry equipmentand supplies weighing up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift and carry withothers, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
•Ability to push/pull passengers in wheelchairs(as defined by ADA) up and down steps and inclines while exerting force of 80to 100 pounds.

Education andExperience
•High School diploma/GED preferred
•Must possess a valid Chauffeur drivers license(Class D) or;
•CDL Class B or C preferred with passengerendorsement
•Familiarity with St. Tammany Parish preferredand ability to read and understand GPS/maps.
•Must be willing to certify in CPR and/or AED use . (training is available through COAST at no cost).

Pay - $13 - $17 per hour depending on licensing and experience

Benefits Include:
•Medical Coverage Plan Options
•Paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
•Paid Holidays and Vacation
•Matching Simple IRA (upon meeting eligibilityrequirements)

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