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WAUSHARA COUNTY Transport Driver - Part Time in WAUTOMA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Work for a program that makes a difference in the community! Waushara County is currently accepting applications for part-time Transport Drivers for the county's specialized transportation program. Utilizing small busses and vans, drivers provide door-to-door transport and assistance for residents who are primarily older adults, individuals with disabilities, or veterans. Service is available Monday through Fridays from 8am-4:30pm. Two drivers will work a regular schedule ranging from 23-28 hours weekly, and are eligible for limited benefits. Additional drivers will be scheduled on an as needed basis to help meet program needs, and are not eligible for additional benefits. Requires a High School Diploma, or equivalent, Valid Wisconsin Driver's License and must meet the requirements of Chauffer driving. Wage range is $12.92- $16.21/hour (based on relevant experience). Job application and job description are available at www.co.waushara.wi.us. Applications MUST be mailed to Administration HR, PO Box 300, Wautoma, WI 54982. Positions will remain open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations under ADA. 1. Performs duties in a manner that emphasizes high quality customer service and with an empathetic attitude for elders and individuals with disabilities. 2. Reports to transportation management at the beginning and end of each shift to review and provide input into the daily trip schedule, emphasizing trip coordination and program efficiency. 3. Assures that riders are picked up as scheduled and return trips are completed within 30 minutes of being notified. 4. Provides assistance to passengers getting into and out of vehicles, and will assist with carrying shopping bags and small packages as needed. 5. Operates safely the wheelchair lift, monitoring passengers for a safe and secure experience. 6. Assures passengers are using seat belts appropriately, and that all wheelchairs or mobility vehicles, aids and child restraints are secured properly. 7. Follows all traffic laws and county policy while driving. 8. Maintains a daily record of trips provided, including trip type, mileage driven, and other related items. 9. Assures that all money received from passengers is recorded and receipted daily. 10. Will report any passenger or vehicle incident immediately to program management, and according to department policy. 11. Will follow department procedures for responding to emergency situations, including contacting management and/or emergency medical assistance when necessary, and waiting for help to arrive. 12. Maintains a clean and sanitary vehicle, and performs vehicle inspection as required by department policy, reporting identified problems to management. Assures vehicles have sufficient gas, and preventative and general maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner. 13. Will follow department No Gift Policy, thereby refusing to accept gifts or tips from participants of the program. Gifts or tips should be returned, or donated to the program. 14. Will report any personal vehicle ticketed violations to Supervisor within 3 business days. 15. Will inform Supervisor of any health issues that may interfere with driving responsibilities. 16. Drivers may not carry weapons while on duty, and are responsible for prohibiting passengers from bringing weapons onto the vehicles when made aware that passengers are carrying weapons, regardless of open or concealed carry laws. 17. Attends all assigned meetings and trainings. 18. Participates in county-wide emergency response efforts due to a natural disaster, pandemic, or other related events and as directed by program management. 19. Maintains regular and predictable attendance. 20. Promote, get along, and work in harmonious relationship with others including but not limited to outside agencies and county departments. 21. Perform other related job duties as assigned. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: *High school diploma or equivalen . *Valid Wisconsin Driver's License. *Must meet requirements of Chauffer driving. *Training in defensive driving, wheelchair/mobility device securement, proper restraint of a child, passenger assistance and sensitivity or ability to successfully complete training within 3 months of hire. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Other: Job application & Job Description are available at www.co.waushara.wi.us Applications MUST be mailed to Administration HR, PO Box 300, Wautoma, WI 54982. Position will remain open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations under ADA.

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