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PT Driver (West Des Moines)

compensation: Hourly TBD
employment type: part-time

Shifts : 16 hours a week can be flexible

MORNINGSTAR FOUNDATIONAL BELIEFS:

At MorningStar Senior Living we sincerely believe in caring for and loving the residents of our communities and that the human capacity to grow, to learn and to contribute is ageless. We consider it a privilege and responsibility to “cast a new light on senior living” through these foundational principles:

· Honoring God in our business practices and relationships, we are dedicated to strong moral values and ethics

· We value all seniors as gifted and contributing individuals

· We recognize the inherent quality of all human beings and are committed to enhancing our resident’s quality of life

· We are committed to hiring and retaining employees who use creative minds and compassionate hearts to serve our residents

With this vision, we will work to create a life of special moments for our residents

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for driving the residents to and from scheduled destinations. Responsible for the safe and effective operation of all Community transportation vehicles.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required within 60 days of hire : CDL

Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred

Experience: 3 – 6 months experience in a driving position preferably with senior adults

Knowledge of streets in Denver Metro area and the ability to navigate to and from destinations.

Must possess a valid Iowa State driver’s license and appropriate driving record.

Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language

Must possess excellent customer service skills

Job Knowledge: Ability to drive and maintain various types of vehicles.

Standards: Adhere to community code of ethics and responsibility.

FUNCTIONS:

Drive residents to and from specified destinations such as doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping and other errands
Monitors residents overall well being and reports any changes of resident status to supervisor.
May be responsible for driver safety training of other operators
Responsible for record keeping of community vehicles preventative maintenance needs and costs associated with those needs
Responsible for verifying coordination of mileage record with gas expenses
Responsible for quarterly report to management
Responsible for reporting billable hours for residents
Complies with all Driver and Motor Vehicle guidelines
Other duties as assigned
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Moderate physical activities required by handling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently
Sitting 3 hours per shift
Standing 2- 4 hours per shift
Bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling, crawling and climbing
May be exposed to mechanical hazards from operating company vehicles
Interacts frequently with residents.
Using telephone
WORK ENVIRONMENT

Outside businesses, vehicles and throughout the community.

ACCEPTANCE STATEMENT:

I have carefully read, understand, and accept the job description, including the qualifications requirements of the position of Driver, if approved, I certify that I can and will perform the essential functions of the position.

I further understand this community is of an “at will” nature, which means that I may resign at any time and may be released at any time with or without cause.

Job Type: Part-time
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post id: 7022647551

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