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Driver II Full-time

Department:Health
Division:Senior Services
Open Date:June 24, 2022
Salary Range:$14.43-$22.29/hr
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Salary commensurate on qualifications/ experience

Job Description

General Purpose
Ooperates a multi-passenger bus or van for the purpose of transporting passengers and meals within Davis County.
Example of Duties

Drives a multi-passenger vehicle during normal and inclement weather conditions.  Transports older adult county citizens to and from their home or other residence to various senior centers, activities, grocery shopping and medical appointments.   

Supports and assists passengers, including passengers with mental and physical disabilities, in a safe manner with getting into and out of the vehicle as needed.  Lifts and carries grocery bags and other personal items for passengers. Folds, lifts and loads/unloads wheelchairs, walkers, and other passenger devices into and out of vehicle.  Ensures passengers are securely seat belted, wheelchairs are locked and all items are stored safely before the vehicle is in motion.

Maintains appropriate temperature and cleanliness within the vehicle. Completes daily pre-trip inspections on assigned vehicle; cleans and fuels van and/or bus. Oversees the preventative/general maintenance and other repairs on assigned vehicles; notifies supervisor of damage, needed repairs or servicing.   Creates and maintains transport records in the UDOT PTT and Ride Pilot software database. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations.

Performs related duties as assigned; other duties may include assisting in the senior centers at meal time, including meal clean up, assisting with activities, events, answering phones, assisting patrons, etc.

Education and Experience

High school graduation (or equivalent).

Preference for driving a multi-passenger vehicle or bus transporting passengers.

Special Qualifications

Must pass a criminal history background investigation. Must be at least 21 years old.

Must possess or obtain immediately upon hiring, a valid Utah Class A, B, or C Commercial Driver License, and must also possess or obtain a passenger endorsement.

Must possess or obtain immediately upon hiring, a valid DOT medical card. Must have a clean driving record with no more than two (2) moving violations within the last three (3) years.

Must possess or obtain immediately upon hiring, a current Davis County Food Handler’s permit.

Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of: vehicle operation and driving regulations; driver safety and maintenance regulations and policies; state and federal laws regarding specialized public transportation; basic knowledge of vehicle preventive maintenance procedures.  

Skill in: operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner.

Ability to:  use applicable computer hardware and software applications, general office equipment including telephone, multi-function copier/scan/fax machine, and calculator; operate a multi-passenger vehicle in a safe and efficient manner, including making decisions regarding safe operation and precautionary measures of a vehicle in adverse weather conditions.

Important Information

Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. Must possess or obtain immediately upon hiring a current Davis County Food Handler’s permit, Utah Class A, B, or C Commercial Driver License with passenger endorsement and a valid DOT medical card. Current Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) and proof of automobile insurance is required.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

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