The Community Driver is responsible for driving residents to and from various locations. He / she provides excellent customer service through the safe and efficient driving to designated locations in addition to following established policies, procedures and safety standards.
The Community Driver must ensure that the residence limousine and bus are in good operating condition at all times before they are utilized.
The Community Driver is also responsible for assisting the Life Enrichment Department in with resident programs and Discovery.
Provides driving services to residents including : greeting residents, assisting residents in getting to and from the bus, assisting with storage of mobility devices, and assisting them on and off the residence bus, ensuring their safety at all times.
Establishes and maintains a positive atmosphere that consistently ensures enjoyment, self-respect, dignity and physical safety of each resident.
Maintains a clean and safe work environment and immediately reports any equipment / vehicle malfunctions.
Assists Life Enrichment Department by running pop-up programs for residents when there are gaps in drives.
Assists Life Enrichment Department with event set-up in the community.
Assists Life Enrichment Department in completion of Resident Discoveries.
Attends in-service training and continuing education programs, general staff and department meetings as scheduled.
Keeps the Life Enrichment Coordinator and General Manager promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action which may be taken.
Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of the position.
Ensures that own work is carried out in accordance with applicable environmental, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures and all other legislation, policies and procedures relevant to the work.
Performs other related duties consistent with the duties outlined above as assigned .
STATEMENT OF (MINIMUM) QUALIFICATIONS
High School Diploma
License / Designation :
Valid F’ driver’s license
Driver’s record in good standing
One (1) year experience in concierge, life enrichement, driver or related field
Legislative regulations and policies relevant to the work
Bus cleaning standards
General understanding of the organization, its core values and operations
Applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers
Competencies, Skills & Abilities :
Ability to operate a large motor vehicle
Strong oral, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work in all weather conditions
Ability to work effectively in a small work area
Ability to concentrate in an environment with constant change, interruption and distraction
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people
Ability to treat residents, families and visitors with respect, dignity and care
Ability to work in a flexible environment to meet the needs of the residents, including weekend and holiday coverage, as required
Personal Suitability :
Demonstrates a strong desire to serve and care for seniors
Open, friendly and responsive
Able to apply sound judgment
Courteous, empathetic, patient and friendly
Shows initiative and commitment to excellence
Resident-centered approach to service
Desirable Qualifications :
Experience working with seniors is preferred
Position Vacant Until Filled