Ecumen

Driver

1 week ago
ID
2017-11288
Category
Transportation
Type
Part-Time
US-MN-Duluth

Overview

Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore seeks a Driver to join its team.  Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore provides in-home and community based services in the Minnesota Duluth area and is located in Duluth, Minnesota.  Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

Responsibilities

 

The Driver is responsible for the transportation and safety of residents.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Drives company vehicle to transport residents.
  • Provides assistance to passengers getting in and out of vehicle.
  • Ensures passengers are secure with seat belt or wheel chair tie down.
  • Complies with local traffic regulations.
  • Performs daily vehicle pre and post trip inspections, taking appropriate action based on findings.  Maintains mileage and maintenance logs. 
  • Keeps vehicle clean and follows routine maintenance guidelines.
  • Provides punctual service to clients.
  • Other duties as assigned

Responsibilities for all Ecumen Positions:

 

1.      Acting with Honor and Character

  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others.  Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Integrity and Trust.  Shows consistency between words and actions.  Protects confidential (and sensitive) information.  Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

2.      Honoring Brand

  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen.
  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance.  Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

3.      Creating the new and different

  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo.  Encourages others to try new methods and approaches.  Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.

4.      Empowerment

  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.  Demonstrates effective listening skills.  Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them.  Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery.  Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests.  Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.

Qualifications

Previous related experience preferred.  This position requires the employee to possess a valid driver’s license and driving record which meets Ecumen Driver Policy standards and proof of vehicle insurance.  Must meet Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations which include Medical Certification and Road Test, if applicable.  All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

 

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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