Driver

Driver

Department: Transportation                                              Job Status:  Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt                                               Reports to:  Transportation Coordinator

Positions Supervised:  None                                           Amount of Travel Required: 90%; Shawnee County

Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday


Position Summary

This position requires flexibility, and the ability to form working relationships with clients and staff members as well as remain calm in stressful situations. This position requires you to follow process and procedures as well as operating agency vehicles. Documenting and recording is an essential function for this position as well as open communication with the Transportation Coordinator.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Transporting clients in agency appointed vehicles to and from campus.
  • Required to follow HIPPA processes and procedures when handling sensitive route information.
  • Operating agency vehicles in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Reporting any defects in vehicle operation, i.e., brakes, worn tires, etc., immediately to Transportation Coordinator for repair.
  • Reporting/documenting any unsafe actions or behavior that could jeopardize the safety of other passengers.
  • Maintaining driving logs and other documentation in a clear, accurate and timely manner.
  • Following agency and department policies and procedures. 
  • Any other driving duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

  • Must successfully pass the KBI, SRS Central Registry and all other background investigations.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, a good driving record, current auto insurance and reliable transportation. 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to form good working relationships with clients and staff.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

PHYSCIAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable)  Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)  Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5 hrs/day)

F (Frequently)  Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5-5.5 hrs/day)

C (Constantly)  Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5 hrs/day)


Physical Demands                              Lift/Carry

Stand (F)                                        10 lbs. or less (F) 

Walk (F)                                          11-20 lbs.  (O) 

Sit (F)                                              21-50 lbs.  (O) 

Manually Manipulate (O)                 51-100 lbs.  (O) 

Reach Outward (O)                         Over 100 lbs.  (O) 

Reach Above Shoulder (O) 

Climb (N)                                               Push/Pull

Crawl (O)                                           12 lbs. or less (F) 

Squat or Kneel (O)                            26-40 lbs. (O) 

Bend (F)                                            41-100 lbs.  (O)

Other Physical Requirements:

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Community based working environment which requires a flexible schedule.  Risk of exposure to aggressive and/or acting out children and youth. Children/youth often express themselves by verbal or physical acting out.  Driving in inclement weather, i.e. rain, sleet, snow, etc. Lifting or carrying 50 pounds or less.



The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.