The Salvation Army

  • Transporter

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Job ID
    2018-5118
    Category
    Social Services
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community.

     

    The Family Place Program has an immediate opening for a full-time Transporter. This position will provide safe door to door transportation assistance to children foster care in order for them to attend visitation at the Family Place Visitation Center.

     

    The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

    • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition program
    • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts
    • Eligible Student Loans may qualify for the Federal Government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

    Responsibilities

    • To provide safe door through door transportation assistance to children in foster care in order for them to attend visitation at The Salvation Army Visitation Center.
    • This assistance includes: assisting children in embarking and disembarking, securing them in seats/car seats appropriate to their age, assuring that seat belts are utilized to assure the safety of the children who are being transported.
    • Assist and engage with visitors/clients who enter the building
    • Maintain required and adequate trip records and preventive maintenance repair and fuel usage.
    • Maintain vehicle care and cleanliness.
    • Conduct daily vehicle pre-operations and post-operations to identify problems for repair.
    • Pass all motor vehicles driving tests and requirements.
    • Responsible for maintaining and renewing valid driver’s license.
    • Provide program support at visitation center with visitation supplies for program participants.
    • Attend training and supervision.
    • Perform other assignments as requested.
    • Demonstrate cultural competence, as well as integrate understanding into daily responsibilities and participate in meeting the objectives of The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services Strategic Plan.

    Qualifications

    • Work requires a high school diploma or GED or equivalent.
    • Minimum of one year related experience.
    • On an ongoing basis must maintain compliance with all DOT regulations require by program.
    • Current and valid license for vehicle using that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.
    • Training and/or experience with passenger assistance techniques desired.
    • Must pass clearance through NYS DSS Central Registry. 

    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other New York State or federally protected characteristic.

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