Deliver Driver Class B Passenger Endorsement

$25.00 hourly
  • HomeFirst Services
  • San Jose, San Jose, CA, USA
  • Nov 16, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Program Summary:

HomeFirst has operated the Cold Weather Shelter Program since 1987 to provide temporary shelter during the cold weather and rainy season to people who are homeless. Our focus is on providing a safe environment and the basic necessities of life. Cold Weather Drivers are responsible for transporting homeless clients to designated areas in Sunnyvale and Mountain View.

Responsibilities:

Direct Service (95%)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operates 16 + passenger shuttle/Van
  • Deliver clients to preset destinations according to a schedule.
  • Must maintain trips logs that give details like passenger count, route details, etc.
  • Be able to document down things like vehicle issues, route details, fuel intakes, and maintenance in respective logs.
  • Must have expertise in handling the shuttle and should be able to do minor repairs and maintenance activities.
  • Helps maintain and keep the shuttle clean and operational
  • Provide daily inspections and report any faults to the management.
  • He must be thoroughly aware of city roadways and interpret road maps.
  • Transport and pick-up supplies for other programs.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.

General (5%)

  • Attend all meetings relevant to this position.
  • Assist with other duties assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 1-year prior experience driving a valid class B driver's license.
  • Experience working with the homeless population preferred.
  • Valid California Class B driver's license with authorization for 15 or more passengers
  • Safe driving record (at a minimum, must have no more than two minor traffic violations in the past three years).

Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

  • Must be calm and able to avoid rash driving.
  • Ability to have sound judgment and make quick decisions when amidst difficult situations and bad weather.
  • Must have good physical strength and fitness for loading and unloading.
  • Ability to follow directions, read maps, and be familiar with Santa Clara County.
  • Ability to have sound judgment and make quick decisions when amidst difficult situations and bad weather.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse social backgrounds and professional ranks.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Specific knowledge required to perform the functions of inventory procedures, storage and handling of supplies, and lifting techniques.
  • Abilities to work morning, some evening and weekends

Other:

  • Able to perform sedentary work;
  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs. on occasion;
  • Ability to use keyboard and read computer screens for extended periods;
  • Able to stand/sit for extended periods, kneel, reach and bend related to the completion of duties;

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About HomeFirst Services:

Established in 1980, with 40+ years of experience, we are the premier Silicon Valley provider of homelessness services. We believe that everyone has the potential to get housed and stay housed. We relentlessly focus on eliminating barriers to housing and creating stability for everyone we serve.

HomeFirst Services serves more than 6,000 adults, veterans, families, and young adults each year at multiple locations from Gilroy to Menlo Park all of Santa Clara County as well as southern San Mateo County.

Services include:

  • Homelessness prevention
  • Emergency and cold-weather shelters
  • Comprehensive Veterans Services
  • Rapid Rehousing programs
  • Bridge Housing Communities
  • Emergency Interim Housing
  • Affordable permanent housing
  • Permanent Supportive housing
  • Street-based outreach

HomeFirst Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. Additionally, HomeFirst Services participates in the E-Verify program, as required by law.

HomeFirst Services is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know.