Job Description

Gunnison, CO

Part Time



The main purpose of this position is to safely andefficiently transport clients within the City of Gunnison to variousappointments and/or activities as directed by the dispatcher.


Education: Must possess as a minimum a high school diplomaor equivalent.  Must be at least eighteen(18) years of age.

Experience: Previous driving experience preferred. 

Licenses/Certification: Must have a current valid ColoradoDrivers License.  Must be trained intransfers and first aid upon hire.



  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English languagein an understandable manner.
  • Is willing to work beyond normal working hours, on weekendsor holidays as needed.
  • May be required to work temporarily in other departmentsduring slower times of the day. Departments include but are not limited to: EVS, Facilities and LifeEnrichment.
  • Transport clients from their homes or a common location asassigned by route schedule or by Dispatch; trip types include, but are notlimited to:  medical appointments,shopping trips, meal-sites or other locations that assist clients and fostersindependent living; follow established procedures. 
  • Drive safely and with discretion over the most direct routeas scheduled.  Keep in close contact withdispatcher for schedule changes and return pick-up assignments.  Alter records to reflect approved changes.
  • Inform supervisor or, as necessary, the Administrator,regarding any problems or concerns that may arise.
  • Follow established procedures for vehicle inspection andcare, cleanliness, and maintenance. Report need for repairs according to established programprocedures.  Insure that proper signs areposted in vehicle.    
  • In the event of an accident, incident or emergency, thedriver will contact the dispatcher immediately. Driver will follow through on all accidents, incidents and emergenciesaccording to established procedures.    
  • Prepare and submit comprehensive, accurate monthly reportsaccording to established procedures.
  • Communicate the additional needs of clients to Supervisor sothat a referral can be made to the appropriate staff member(s).
  • Meet with dispatcher to discuss and review scheduleefficiency, as needed.   Discuss scheduleconflicts or concerns with the dispatcher and/or Transportation Supervisor onan on-going manner to increase operational efficiencies.
  • Attend all assigned meetings.
  • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.
  • Must have some understanding of the social, psychological,and recreational needs of the aged.
  • Must function independently, have flexibility, personalintegrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, andsupport agencies.
  • Participates in drills and emergency response training
  • May be called in for GVH disaster response.
  • Other duties as assigned.


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