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Medical Driver

  • Type:Part Time
  • Posted Date:12/05/2019
  • Deadline to Apply:01/31/2020 4:00 PM
PART-TIME MEDICAL DRIVER– THE BOROUGH of HIGHLAND PARK, Middlesex County, is seeking a dedicated and responsible person, for the part-time union position of Medical Driver in the Office of Aging.  The qualified applicant would be responsible for providing transportation services to members of the Senior/ Youth Center to doctor’s appointments within Middlesex County.  Qualified applicant must have the ability to understand the needs of the elderly, people with disabilities and work with same in a compassionate, sympathetic, and calm manner.  Additional duties and responsibilities will also include but not limited to:
• Schedule transportation and reviews daily schedule with dispatcher for changes
• Follow daily schedule as written and keeps records on number of passengers and miles for the day.
• Advise dispatcher of any accident, mechanical or maintenance problems.
• Advise dispatcher or supervisor if any passenger is hurt, or causes a disturbance.
• Inspect vehicle daily for “forgotten” items and refuse.
• Pick up food and other supplies locally when necessary.
• Report any behavioral or physical changes in “regular” passengers.
• Ability to make periodic safety checks of the bus being operated, to check the function of the brakes, condition of tires, exhaust system, drive train, suspension, lights, wipers, horn, exit doors, allied equipment, fuel in tank, oil and water monitored and filled.
• May be required to engage in some lifting (light packages), and assisting clients that have mobility issues/concerns when working in a setting which provides direct services to clients who have mobility limitations and/or have severe physical handicaps.
• May be required to provide transportation after regular working hours for trips and events.
• May be required (if certified) to provide In Town Transportation using the Senior/ Youth bus 
• Performs related work assigned by the Department of Aging Supervisor on an “as needed” basis. 

Minimum Requirements:
• Resident of New Jersey.
• Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Must pass a thorough background investigation including driving record.
• Must be willing and able to obtain NJ Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class C with Passenger (P) endorsement (non-financial assistance provided) within six (6) months of hire. 

Requirements:
• High School Diploma or the equivalent.
• Clean driving record. 
• Two years of experience of related work experience or working with senior and disabled citizens. 

Certification:
• First Aid and CPR preferred
• Valid New Jersey Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class C with Passenger (P) endorsement, preferred

Send application and resume to Kimberly A. McGraw, Senior Coordinator, Department of Aging, 220 South 6th Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904 or apply online at www.hpboro.com no later than Monday, January 31, 2020.  The Borough of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).  The Borough reserves the right to select candidates prior to the application deadline. 
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