Atria Senior Living

  • Driver

    Job Location CAN-ON-Ottawa
    Category
    Transportation
    Community Name
    Crystal View Lodge
    Requisition ID
    2016-31621
    Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.

     

    Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world.

     

    Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for providing safe, courteous transportation service and serve as support staff for the Engage Life Director or Maintenance Director. Coordinates vehicle pre-maintenance, maintenance, and repair to ensure vehicle longevity.

    • Drives vehicle from community to social and other various destinations according to assigned schedule.
    • Assists residents into and out of vehicle in a safe manner.
    • Secures passengers' wheelchairs to restraining devices to stabilize wheelchairs during trip.
    • Practices safe driving techniques at all times.
    • Cleans and services vehicle with fuel, lubricants, and accessories and reports & coordinates vehicle maintenance repairs.
    • Establishes and monitors daily and weekly trip inspection & preventative maintenance programs and maintains records regarding the maintenance of all vehicles.
    • Delivers groceries and other belongings to resident’s apartments.
    • Assists the Engage Life Department in activities and programs as needed.
    • Ensures charges are submitted to the business office daily for community travel expenses.
    • Maintain a safe driving record according to company guidelines.
    • Handles emergency situations and basic First Aid.
    • Reports potentially unsafe conditions to the Executive Director.
    • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Five (5) years proven safe and accident-free driving record and knowledge of vehicle preventative maintenance programs are required.
    • Commercial driver's license required to operate commercial size vehicles.
    • Able to operate a seven (7) to sixteen (16) passenger bus, unless otherwise required by Atria or state law. Able to operate a limousine or car, tire changing equipment, First Aid Kit, wheelchair lift, and dollies/hand trucks.
    • Experienced with vehicle emergency repairs, able to change automobile tires and handle minor on-road maintenance.
    • Knowledgeable of all streets within an 8-mile radius of the community.
    • Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
    • Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria motor vehicle policy standards.

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