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0609 - Day Habilitation Transportation - Driver 2 (CDL)

75 Jones and Gifford Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #333
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.

DRIVER II RESPONSIBLE TO: Transportation Supervisor FUNCTION: Responsible for the safe transportation of ambulatory and non-ambulatory clients from residence to programming areas. SPECIFIC DUTIES: 1. Transports clients from residences to programming sites and appointments. 2. Performs daily maintenance/safety checks on vehicles. 3. Keeps logs of ridership, daily mileage, daily safety checks, and other records as required. 4. Responsible for the emergency evacuation plan for vehicles. 5. Reports needed repairs to Mechanic, Transportation Supervisor and/or Transportation Manager. 6. Attend and maintain certification and required inservice training. 7. Encourages, guides, and trains individuals in developing daily living skills. 8. Intervenes when individuals display inappropriate and/or injurious behavior, implementing approved methods of intervention. 9. Assists in providing a safe, clean, comfortable and therapeutic environment. 10. Understands, identifies and advocates for individual rights. 11. Provides a positive role model for all individuals that reside in the residential facilities and in the community at large. 12. Maintains compliance with state and federal regulations in areas that are directly related to their job responsibilities. 13. Reports to Transportation Supervisor any information pertinent to the needs of the individual client. 14. Performs other related responsibilities as assigned by Transportation Supervisor. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: New York State Commercial Driver’s License, Class C (CDL-C) with passenger endorsement; certified to transport in a 15+ passenger bus; three (3) years driving experience, ability to lift. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to become certified under Section 19A of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law. 1/96; Rev’d 7/02; 7/06; 9/08 Support Operations and Property Management THE RESOURCE CENTER Grade 10/Union, Non-Exempt MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: New York State Commercial Driver’s License, Class C (CDL-C) with passenger endorsement; certified to transport in a 15+ passenger bus; three (3) years driving experience, ability to lift.

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

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  • Job Family TRC
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Certification
  • 75 Jones and Gifford Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA