The Kennedy Center, Inc. Transportation Driver / Support Coach in Trumbull, Connecticut
Transportation Driver / Support Coach
Salary: $12:00 per hour
Transport consumers in agency vehicles in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
Monitor, hear and respond to information received over 2-way radio.
Act as Transportation Driver for Kennedy Center para-transit system which may include but is not limited to, providing scheduled van services to adults with disabilities, in a variety of road and weather conditions, communicating with clarity and professionalism to all riders, parents, and staff, assisting passers on and off the van as needed.
Insure compliance of all safety precautions including the daily use of seat belts and any other restraining devices.
Submit all required paperwork including but not limited to daily run sheets, travel log sheets, maintenance repair sheets, incident reports, accident reports.
Hours: See Below
High School Diploma.
Valid Drivers License and eligible for State of CT Public Service License.
Must pass driving test both written and road and maintain a satisfactory driving record.
Must maintain CPI, CPR, Defensive Driving and First Aid certification.
Must be able to sit for a two hour continuous period or more behind a steering wheel.
Move weights up to 20 lbs. on a constant basis and 50 lbs. on an occasional basis.
You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
Ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.
Have physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
Provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.