Community Services Transport Driver
This per diem position will use City vehicles to provide both routine and special service transportation for clients as assigned through Community Services Department staff. Driving duties include punctual arrival, safe vehicle operation, exceptional customer service, and mandatory vehicle maintenance checks at the beginning and end of each shift.
100% General Fund
100% General Fund
% of Effort2
Operate City vehicles, including vehicles owned and rented by the City for the purpose of providing transportation to the City’s program participants. Follows the rules of the road as well as all applicable safety procedures. Provides an excellent customer experience to passengers and program participants. Ensures public trust in City services by being punctual and performing driving tasks in such a way that passengers are safe and comfortable.
Perform mandatory vehicle maintenance checks at the beginning and end of each shift. Report all concerns to supervisor. Remain aware of weather and road conditions to
1 Major Responsibilities are the essential functions that the individual who holds the
position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation.
2 Approximate amount of total effort, listed from largest to smallest.
3 State the condition that appears when the responsibility is complete.
ensure the safety of passengers and assist in loading and unloading program participants from City vehicles. Maintain a high level of knowledge of the City’s Vehicle Use Policies and the operation manuals for City vehicles.
Minor Responsibilities (5%):
Attend required safety training related to operating City vehicles
Minor Administrative tasks such as time sheets are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Participate in the continuous improvement of the City of Winooski by identifying concerns, and offering solutions.
Provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
Support the City’s commitment to equity and cultural competency.
Encourage and participate in professional development and training activities.
Demonstrate commitment to the City Team buy learning about other departments and working collaboratively in cross functional areas.
Work in alignment with the City's Strategic Vision Plan, and maintain an active role in the team effort required to achieve those goals.
Part-Time, Regular, <20 hours per week
Compensation and Schedule:
>20 hours per week, scheduled as needed for City sponsored programs.
Emergency Response and On Call Requirements:
No Emergency Response Requirements.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the City may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.
Lifting (up to 40 pounds)
Carrying (up to 40 pounds)
Noise, moderate to loud
Dexterity with hand and finger
bending, kneeling, squatting
Reading – basic
Math skills – basic
Writing – basic
Use of basic office equipment
Analysis/comprehension – moderate
Judgment/decision making - moderate
verbal contact w/others
Contact with others via phone
Works with others
ability to move distances within or between locations
Ability to enter and exit non-kneeling vehicles
Exposure to heat and cold typical of work outdoors
Reports to: Rec and Parks Manager
Direct Reports: None
Indirect Reports: None
Minimum Job Skills, Knowledge, Skills, and Aptitudes, and Qualifications:
High School Diploma, GED and one year of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
Customer service, public service or previous van or bus driving experience preferred.
Must have Valid Operator’s License, and ability to consistently maintain an Operator’s License throughout employment.
Must have safe driving record and ability to submit to annual motor vehicle record checks
Ability to work varied hours throughout the week based on Community Services program schedule.
Post offer Pre-Employment Screening:
Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check and Employment Reference check required.