Ak Chin Indian Community

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at Ak Chin Indian Community

Pay: $24,232 to $32,718.40/year
Salary : $11.65 - $15.73 Hourly $24,232.00 - $32,718.40 Annually
Posted: 1/3/2019
Job Reference #: 2304262
Categories: Drivers
Keywords: delivery

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Driver
Opening Date/Time: Wed. 12/26/18 12:00 AM Arizona Time
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 01/24/19 11:59 PM Arizona Time
Job Type:FTNonExempt
Location:42507 W. Peters and Nall Road, Maricopa, AZ 85139, Arizona
Department:Elder Center
Salary:$11.65 - $15.73 Hourly
$24,232.00 - $32,718.40 Annually
Salary Information:Offering salary will be made between the minimum to midpoint of the posted salary range for this position, based on qualifications and experience. Employees may progress through the full salary range, subject to their successful performance and annual budget approval.
Under general supervision, transports Elder Community members to and from appointments and related destinations. Driver work shifts vary depending on transportation needs of the Elders and may include some evenings, early mornings and weekend shifts. Proper personal hygiene and good grooming are an essential for this job.  Must be punctual, reliable and trustworthy.  

 Minimum Qualifications:

Experience equivalent to one-year of non-emergency driving or closely related work. Possess 1-2 years of customer service experience. Must have proper personal hygiene. Must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification and a Food Handler's Card within 60 days of hire. Must have a valid Arizona Driver's License and be able to meet the Community's insurance carrier requirements. Must successfully complete a background check.

Prior driving and delivery experience desired. Ideal candidate will be able to speak the O'odham language fluently.

 Examples of Duties:
  • Drives vehicle to (van/car) to pick up and deliver elderly and disabled passengers in a safe and timely manner to specified destinations within the local area, as well as the Phoenix metropolitan area.
  • Assists elderly, infirmed, and special needs passengers into and out of vehicle with wheel chair lift if needed; ensuring proper safety methods and restraints are used throughout transportation.
  • Delivers meals to homebound Elders and occasionally miscellaneous items to Elders' homes.
  • Ensure good customer relations by consistently delivering elders on time and behaving with integrity in a courteous and professional manner at all times.
  • Assist with elder complaints by taking note and possibly resolving. Must report more complex issues and complaints to the Program Director for resolution.
  • Observes and reports any pertinent abnormalities such as bruises, bumps, etc. of the elder being transported.
  • Must maintain contact with the Dialysis Treatment Center for updated information regarding elders and adjust pick up and drop off times for efficiency of home delivery times.
  • Will be required to provide basic emergency medical care (CPR) as needed.
  • Prepares and turns in mileage logs, maintenance reports, and other vehicle records as required.
  • Schedules and performs routine vehicle maintenance, such as, checking oil and gas weekly. 
  • Maintains cleanliness of both the interior and exterior of the vehicle.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 Other Requirements:
  • Knowledge of State and tribal traffic laws.
  • Knowledge of State driving rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the freeways and roads systems in the Phoenix metropolitan and surrounding areas.
  • Knowledge of basic emergency medical care practices and techniques.
  • Skill in operating assigned vehicles safely.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with in the Community.
  • Possess excellent communication skills. 
  • Ability to drive in heavy traffic when necessary.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull those Elderly patients that are wheelchair bound.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patients and program information.
  • Ability to speak in the O'odham language is preferred.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical work with frequent lifting and carrying of 25 - 50 pounds on a repetitive basis required.
  • Ability to perform extended periods of sitting, standing, bending and walking.
  • Ability to operating a motor vehicle 6-10 hours per day.
  • Ability to utilize a Blood borne pathogen spill kit if exposed to bodily fluids.


Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in the Ak-Chin Indian Community! Please click on the "Ak-Chin Indian Community Job Opening" button below. A new window will open to the job description. *Please note we require 10 years of work history and explanation of employment gaps longer than 3 months.