Under the supervision of the Transportation Coordinator, is responsible for the direct transportation of participants who may be physically or mentally limited to and from their destinations. Position requires constant interaction with participants, participant’s family and the staff of the Interdisciplinary Team.
Transport physically and mentally limited participants, door to door, to varied destinations both timely and safely. Assists participants and their belongings on and off the van and to their destination in a safe and courteous manner. Assures that participants have appropriate clothing for weather conditions. Ensure that all participants wear safety belts and wheelchairs are locked and secured into position, following the policy and procedure of wheelchair securing. Assures at every stop that participant’s seatbelts and/or wheelchair securing is intact. Maintain the First Aid kit and fire extinguisher in the vehicle, replacing supplies as they are used or become outdated. Maintain the vehicle in a neat and clean condition. Cleans interior daily and washes outside of vehicle at least weekly.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Completion of approved course in First Aid within three months of hire date. Current valid New York State driver’s license, free from major infractions and acceptable by our insurance carrier. 1 year of experience transporting individuals with special mobility needs preferred but not required.