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Temporary Part Time Van Driver

The purpose of the 2Life Communities Van is to provide curb-to-curb services for 2Life Communities Tenants. Trips will include transport for shopping, cultural, and recreational activities. The Van Driver reports to the Director of Transportation. Specific Responsibilities for the Van Driver and Passengers and Van Breakdown/ Accident Procedures are attached to this document.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Normal working hours are 8:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m. The driver must be prompt and must punch in and out at the Golda Meir House maintenance office. Lunch must be taken at flexible times within the day’s planned schedule. Occasionally the driver is asked to begin before 8:00 a.m. or to work later than 1:00 p.m. or to change his/her schedule in some other way.
  • The driver’s major responsibility is to drive tenants to and from activities. In addition, he/she is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the van and for working with the Coleman Maintenance Supervisor to keep the van in good operating condition.
  • If the driver has more than one half hour available at a site, he/she reports to the following people at each site to obtain an alternate assignment which may include, but is not limited to, work in offices, kitchens, or maintenance departments: Golda Meir House – Executive Director or Building Superintendent; Brighton – Maintenance Supervisor; Coleman House – Executive Director or Building Superintendent; Shillman House – Executive Director or Building Superintendent.

VAN MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • At the beginning of each day, the driver performs a “walk-around,” checking the tires, gas, and oil levels, and the general appearance of the van.
  • The driver is responsible for picking up stray trash on a daily basis, cleaning the inside of the van on a weekly basis, and washing the outside of the van on a monthly basis. Washing will be done by the driver between the months of April and September, and commercially during the winter months.
  • The driver consults with the Coleman Maintenance Supervisor regarding the manufacturer’s instructions in the Owner’s manual for maintenance and service of the van. This includes oil and filter changes every 3-4,000 miles, tires checked for wear and rotation every 10,000 miles, and manufacturer’s suggested periodic maintenance. The driver reports to the Coleman Maintenance Supervisor, who keeps these maintenance records.
  • The driver notifies the Coleman Maintenance Supervisor of any mechanical problems with the van on the daily circle form or when the problem occurs, and discusses resolution of these problems with him. The driver carries out the maintenance program as described in this job description and as supplemented from time to time by the Coleman Maintenance Supervisor.
  • The driver transports the van to the appointed service station for all above work to be performed.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • The driver maintains the van’s cellular phone in good working order and reports any cell phone problems to the Coleman Maintenance Supervisor. The cell phone is kept on his/her person during all working hours.
  • The driver uses the cellular phone for emergencies and for communicating with the office only. The driver is not permitted to make personal calls on the cell phone without the explicit knowledge of the supervisor.
  • The driver keeps an up to date listing of all emergency phone numbers on the van at all times.
  • The driver keeps all gas station credit cards on the van at all times. Credit card slips must be turned in to the 2Life Communities Executive Administrator as soon as possible.
  • The driver keeps in mind, at all times, the 2Life Communities van represents the organization. As such, the appearance of the van and of its driver should always be clean and neat.
  • The driver shall be responsible for all the content of this job description, in all 2Life Communities facilities, present and future, and for other tasks that the supervisor may assign.

PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions in English
  • Must have a current class D driver’s license
  • Must exhibit excellent driving skills with evidence of no “at fault” accidents or moving violations within the past two years
  • Must present a neat appearance and dress in an approved 2Life Communities uniform
  • Must convey a sense of trust and safety to tenants at all times
  • Must relate well and be courteous to staff, tenants, and the general public at all times

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • No supervisory responsibility.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to type, file or lift office supplies up to 20 pounds. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis

2Life Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to inclusive excellence and strives to create the finest affordable housing in the world through the collaboration of diverse, talented individuals. We encourage women, people of color, and applicants from the LGBTQI+ community to apply.

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to hr_jobs @2lifecommunities.org. For further information about 2Life Communities, see our website at www.2lifecommunities.org.