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Community Driver

Homestead at Hamilton

This is a Full-time position in Robbinsville, NJ posted July 18, 2021.

Homestead at Hamilton , a Solvere Living managed community, is currently searching for an experienced Community Driver. Our retirement living community, located in Hamilton, New Jersey , is warm and welcoming. Our approach to creating an optimal quality of life combines life enrichment activities, person-centered care and the joys of feeling connected to the people around us. We are proud of our caring, attentive team members who care for the people that call our community home. If you desire to be part of an amazing team that puts high emphasis on providing excellent resident care, please apply today! We are a certified Great Place to Work for four years in a row! Solvere Living proudly offers: * Medical, Dental and Vision benefits * Company-paid Life Insurance * Voluntary Short-Term and Long-Term Disability * Accident and Hospital Indemnity * Group Purchasing and Employee Assistance program * Paid Time off and Holidays * 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace is key to all team members being valued, trusted and accepted. Our vision “Inspiring people to realize their full potential” drives our beliefs and the Declaration provides a common framework to value, encourage and support team members. Please see our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Declaration by clicking on the link below: Our Declaration for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Job Summary: The Driver reports to the Lifestyle Director and is responsible for assuring that Community-sponsored transportation is implemented appropriately and in a timely manner, with Resident safety and security the primary priority. Driver Procedure: Essential Functions: * Transports Community Residents to and from medical appointments, activities, and shopping errands that have been approved by the Lifestyle Director using the Community-owned vehicle. * Consults the Transportation Schedule daily. * Monitors Resident status and alerts Lifestyle Director when assistance is necessary to assure Resident safety. * Completes routine periodic vehicle inspection checks and informs the General Manager and Environmental Services Director of any maintenance problems or safety issues that need to be addressed. * Is thoroughly familiar with fire, missing persons, and other emergency procedures and follows Community safety and disaster policies and procedures. * Requires minimal supervision and is a self-starter. * Performs all other duties that are assigned by the Lifestyle Director. Compliance and Safety: * Follows all emergency procedures. * Understands all driving and other safety practices and procedures. Communication: * Displays mature behavior and attitude in speech and action. * Demonstrates consistently pleasant demeanor, tone of voice, and supports the Community approach to Resident care and passenger safety. * Communicates effectively with Lifestyle Director and other Community staff. * Immediately advises Lifestyle Director and Resident Care Director of any changes in physical and mental health of a Resident. Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification: * Current state driver’s license. * Clean driving record. * Previous experience in a driving position (preferred). * Ability to operate van lift. * Ability to read, write, and speak English. Physical Requirements: * Does occasional heavy lifting (up to 80 pounds). * Performs frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, moving of equipment, bending, and stooping. * Spends long periods of time on foot or driving. * Reacts quickly in any situation. Miscellaneous: * May be required to work weekends and holidays as assigned. * May be required to work on shifts other than the one for which hired. * May be required to work extended hours (up to 16 hours per day). * May be subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including HIV, AIDS. and Hepatitis B and C viruses. * Could be subject to hostile and emotionally upset Residents due to mental status of a Resident. * Must be in good physical and emotional health and free of communicable diseases. * Must submit to background, criminal, and drug tests as required. * May be asked to submit to random drug test during employment. * May have their picture taken and image used in social media or community advertising. * May be video recorded from devices installed by families in residents’ apartments.