Van Driver - Newport News

Job Description

VAN DRIVER
Peninsula Agency on Aging (PAA) is currently seeking an individual to serve in the position as Van Driver. CDL not required.

Introduction
Peninsula Agency on Aging has been providing services that have enabled seniors to live independently since 1974. Our mission is to support the independence and quality of life of Peninsula residents, primarily 60 years and over, by advocating, arranging, or providing vital human services.

Core Competencies
Our staff value and model empathy and compassion, reliability, ability, respect for all, and communicating with kindness.

Key Responsibilities
As a Van Driver, you will operate a van and pick up senior citizens for congregate meals and return them to their homes, assists participants in and out of vehicles, transports senior citizens to doctors, outings and points of interest, transports meals, deliver supplies, assists with loading and unloading of meals, food, and supplies, maintains all related passenger lists, trip records, and other information as required by the Agency, performs daily pre-trip vehicle inspections, and ensures vans are properly fueled and maintained.

Essential Skills and Experience
We are looking for applicants who with any combination of education and experience, possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, dependable, knowledge of the principles and practices of operating and servicing vans; thorough knowledge of the traffic laws and regulations governing van operation; ability to assist clients in wheelchairs; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to lift at least 25 pounds.

Benefits
In addition to our highly accessible central location in Newport News, Peninsula Agency on Aging offers a competitive hourly rate, vacation and sick leave, agency paid life insurance, 403b plans, and an inclusive work environment that is flexible, friendly, positive, and rewarding.

Part-time

Individuals age 60+ encouraged to apply.

Senior Friendly Workplace, Inclusive Workplace, Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer, Drug free workplace

Please apply online at http://www.paainc.org and select “About Us” then “Employment Opportunities.”

Type: Part-time

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Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc

The mission of Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc. is to support the independence and quality of life of Peninsula residents primarily 60 years and over by advocating, arranging, or providing vital human services.

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