Transportation Drivers - Casual
Reporting to the Client Services Coordinator, the Transportation Driver is responsible for the safe and reliable transportation of seniors and disabled adults for medical and other appointments.
What you’ll do
- Drive county vehicles to transport clients in a safe and courteous manner.
- Escort and assist clients door to door to appointments.
- Ensure all rides are provided in safe and responsible manner in compliance with all policies and procedures. Ensure that clients embark safely, and ride in their seats with seat belts buckled. Ensure the safe use of the Q-straint and lift/ramp when applicable. Ensure clients safely disembark from vehicle
- Operate vehicle in compliance with the Ontario Traffic Safety Act.
- Perform a daily circle check before driving vehicle and documentation to confirm.
- Report any client concerns to DCCSS staff.
- Use agency cell phone to maintain contact with DCCSS office and client contact while at appointment
- Responsible for maintaining paperwork as required for program i.e. mileage log book.
- Report any vehicle concerns, breakdown, malfunction or service needs.
- Responsible for fueling vehicle as required and keeping vehicle clean and abiding by cleaning procedures.
- Carries out other duties as assigned.
What you’ll bring
- Valid Class G driver’s license.
- Valid Class F driver’s license would be an asset.
- Valid personal automobile insurance (minimum $1,000,000 liability).
- Clean drivers abstract.
- Sensitive to needs of seniors and individuals with physical disabilities and/or mental illness.
- Physically able to assist clients in and out of vehicle, folding wheelchairs and walkers, etc.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours as hours of work will vary depending on transportation requests. May include evenings and weekends.
- Must be flexible to potential call in for work or changes to schedules based on transportation needs.
- Must be willing to drive in busy urban centres such as Toronto.