Vista, CA USA
Part-Time - Driver

What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.

 

Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.

Responsibilities

Responsible for providing safe, courteous transportation service and serve as support staff for the Engage Life Director or Maintenance Director. Coordinates vehicle pre-maintenance, maintenance, and repair to ensure vehicle longevity.

  • Drive vehicle from community to social and other various destinations according to assigned schedule.
  • Assist residents into and out of vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Secure passengers’ wheelchairs to restraining devices to stabilize wheelchairs during trip.
  • Practice safe driving techniques at all times.
  • Clean and service vehicle with fuel, lubricants, and accessories and report and coordinate vehicle maintenance repairs.
  • Establish and monitor daily and weekly trip inspection and preventative maintenance programs, as well as maintain records regarding the maintenance of all vehicles.
  • Deliver groceries and other belongings to resident’s apartments.
  • Assist the Engage Life Department in activities and programs as needed.
  • Ensure charges are submitted to the business office daily for community travel expenses.
  • Maintain a safe driving record according to Company guidelines.
  • Handle emergency situations and basic First Aid.
  • Report potentially unsafe conditions to the Executive Director.
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Qualifications
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five (5) or more years of driving experience and knowledge of vehicle preventative maintenance programs.
  • Commercial driver’s license required to operate commercial size vehicles.
  • Able to operate a seven (7) to sixteen (16) passenger bus, unless otherwise required by Atria or state law. Able to operate a limousine or car, tire changing equipment, First Aid Kit, wheelchair lift, and dollies/hand trucks.
  • Experienced with vehicle emergency repairs, able to change automobile tires and handle minor on-road maintenance.
  • Knowledgeable of all streets within an 8-mile radius of the community.
  • Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
  • Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria’s Motor Vehicle Record Policy standards.

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Hiring Step 2
Application Review
Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.
Hiring Step 3
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
Hiring Step 4
Offer Letter
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you’ll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Hiring Step 5
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You’ll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions – proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief.
Hiring Step 6
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we’ll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
Hiring Step 7
First day and onboarding
Congratulations – we’re excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you’ll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Job Details
Starting at: $17.00 per hour
Employment type: Part-Time
Job Category: Transportation
Location: Vista CA, USA
Req ID: 2021-151207

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