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TRANSPORTATION OFFICER
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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. FFD: 3/29/19
Job Number:
1241
Job Category:
Health Svc.
Job Type:
Full-Time
Department:
Human Services
Published:
03/14/2019
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FINAL FILING DATE

Friday, March 29, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.



COMPENSATION-BENEFITS-STATUS

Salary: $13.18 - $16.00 /hr.

Range: 7027

Job Status:  Full- Time

Job Type:  Permanent

Unit:  SEIU

FLSA: Non-Exempt

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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 for either the 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.



EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

  • Transport and/or accompany clients to assigned destinations per departmental directives such including, but not limited to; residences, clinics, hospitals, board/care homes, foster and group homes, courts, and counseling appointments.
  • May be expected to assume non-driving duties as indicated on an as needed basis.
  • Perform car maintenance service including cleaning of vehicles, scheduling repairs and upkeep of regular checks.
  • Ability to lift 60+ lbs. (placing young children into car seats, etc.)
  • Flexible work schedule.

 



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.



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.  The successful candidate will be required to participate in and pass a County background check including live scan/fingerprinting.



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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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