Goodwill Industries of The Valleys, Inc.

  • Bus/Van Driver (Part Time)

    Job ID
    2018-2573
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Rocky Mount
    Location Name
    Rocky Mount Office/Workshop
    Category
    Transportation
  • Overview

    Goodwill is currently hiring for a Van Driver in Rocky Mount, VA. The Bus/Van Driver has the responsibility of driving the participant transportation vehicles to transport clients to and from employment at the workshop.

    Responsibilities

    • Safely operate participant transportation vehicles.
    • Must have a valid Virginia State driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a DMV driving record of 3+ points.
    • Supervise participants while in an agency vehicle and to address behavioral problems when they develop.
    • Establish and maintain a specific pick-up route and time schedule.
    • Maintain the vehicle through proper care and reporting to the Supervisor any repairs that need to be made.
    • Keep an accurate daily roll of participants brought to work and those that are absent.
    • Report to the Supervisor if any participant does not follow vehicle rules of conduct while riding in an agency vehicle.
    • Follow all safe driving practices and be aware of and follow all state laws in respect to driving.
    • Be aware of emergency procedures and informed of first aid procedures.
    • Notify participants by telephone when there is a change in the pick-up schedule due to inclement weather or emergency situations.
    • Inform the Supervisor of any accidents occurring while transporting participants.
    • Maintain confidentiality as it pertains to participants

    Qualifications

    Experience, Competencies and Education
    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Language Skills
    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


    Mathematical Skills
    Minimum Skills:  Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


    Reasoning Ability
    Intermediate Skills:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


    Other
    Success completion of any training courses as mandated by the Virginia Department of Transportation and the safety procedures of GIV.
    Ability to relate to the professional staff at the Goodwill work or training centers.
    Ability to relate to participants in a professional manner.
    Basic knowledge of the mechanics of the transportation vehicle.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    • Valid State of Virginia driver’s license and proof of insurance required to drive personal car on company business. 
    • Additionally, 3+ point DMV record required to drive company vehicle. 
    • Valid State of Virginia Commercial Driver’s License (Central Division only)
    • First Aid
    • CPR
    • Human Rights/Mandated Reporter
    • Documentation of physical/health status as required by the State of Virginia for issuance of operator license.

     

    Goodwill offers a competitive salary and benefits for full time employees such as medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, educational reimbursement, EAP, STD, LTD, and PTO. We offer retirement and EAP benefits for part time employees.

     

    “Helping people and families in our communities achieve a better life through work and independence.”

     

    Goodwill is an equal employment/affirmative action employer.

     

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