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TRANSPORTATION OFFICER (Extra-Hire)
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The Calaveras County Human Services Division is currently accepting applications for a Transportation Officer to provide transportation of clients (children, adults, and the elderly) to and from places of residence, clinics, hospitals, foster and group homes, courts, and other locations. Apply now! Position is open until filled. FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BE ON MARCH 22ND
Job Number:
1239
Job Category:
Health Svc.
Job Type:
Extra-Help(P/T)
Department:
Human Services
Published:
03/01/2019
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FINAL FILING DATE

Apply now!  Position is open until filled.

FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BE ON FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019.



COMPENSATION-BENEFITS-STATUS

Salary:  $13.18 /hr.

Range: 7027

Job Type:  Extra-Hire

Job Status: Part-Time

Unit: Unrepresented

FLSA: Non-exempt



POSITION SUMMARY

The Calaveras County Human Services Division is currently accepting applications for a Transportation Officer to provide transportation of clients (children, adults, and the elderly) to and from places of residence, clinics, hospitals, foster and group homes, courts, and other locations.

Under supervision, transports/accompanies clients to a variety of sites; provides assistance with personal care, safety and needs; does related work as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Incumbents in these positions normally work on a temporary basis for County Mental

Health, Human Services, or the County Probation Offices; they may be expected to work variable shifts/hours as need arises with little or no advance warning; the bulk of their duties relates to driving clients to assigned destinations per departmental directives; however, they may be expected to assume non-driving duties as indicated on an as needed basis; Assistant Transportation Officers are not expected to assume driving duties, but are expected to assist Transportation Officers with routine duties.

 



EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

  • Transports and/or accompanies clients to and from place of residence, clinics, hospitals, board/care homes, juvenile homes, courts, Youth Authority and other locations.
  • Assists clients in boarding transport vehicles.
  • Ensures client, staff and public safety during transport.
  • May assist clients with personal care needs.
  • Ensures that clients adhere to schedules and arrive for appointments in a timely manner; checks vehicles for routine maintenance and safety needs.
  • May assist professional and technical staff with client care activities and other related program needs.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

Safe driving practices applicable to transportation of clients and other personnel.

 

Ability to:

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety, of individuals; assist with care activities pertinent to a mental health or clinical setting; deal effectively with safety and other crisis issues which may arise during the course of work; effectively and efficiently follow departmental policies and procedures.

 

Skill to:

Accurately assess transport and safety needs; handle scheduling demands, ensuring timely transport of clients; quickly assess client needs and respond appropriately.

 

Training and Experience:

Equivalent to high school education; experience working with mental health clients, juveniles and/or probationers helpful; demonstrated safe driving record highly desirable.



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License issued by the CA State Department of Motor Vehicles.



APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

Interested individuals must submit the following:

  • Calaveras County Application
  • DMV print out (no more than 30 days old.)

Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process.  Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process.  Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.



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Human Resources Division

891 Mountain Ranch Road, Building C, San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone (209) 754-6303 ~ Fax (209) 754-6333 ~ hr@co.calaveras.ca.us

COUNTY APPLICATION

Calaveras County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming), national origin, age (40 and above), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation ( heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, gender identity, gender expression, transgender), medical conditions (cancer and genetic information including family medical history), disability (medical, mental or physical, including HIV or AIDS), request or denial of family medical care leave and pregnancy leave, AB60 driver's license or military or veteran status.

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