Bus Driver

Employer: 
Fairview Seniors Community
Type: 
Part-Time
Term (Duration): 
Permanent
Description: 
Position Summary: Fairview Senior's Community is recruiting a dynamic, enthusiastic individual to join our Program & Services Team. This position assists in supporting the vibrant program department by safely transporting older adult passengers on trips of shopping/interest/entertainment, access to community resources and meaningful social inclusion.

Reports to: Director Program & Services
Assets and Qualifications:
- F Class (or equivalent) drivers license in good standing
- Standard First Aid and CPR
- Strong interpersonal skills with ability to recognize and act on the needs of older adult
passengers
- Proven problem-solving skills in a fast paced environment
- Good knowledge of the Cambridge area as well as surrounding region.
- Physical capacity to assist individuals with difficulty walking, push wheelchairs up/down
ramp, secure buckles, clamps, carry grocery bags etc.
- Experience working with seniors with complex, age-related diseases and/or mental health
concerns
- Must be self-motivated to ensure all routes/pick-ups/drop-offs are completed on time
- Positive, team-work attitude and approach to work
- Current Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector component required
- Current TB skin test or ability to obtain

Position Specific Responsibilities: include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Works closely with the Director Program & Services, and the program team
- Prepare bus for outings including circle/safety checks and paper work, report maintenance
issues, follow all organizational policies and provincial legislation in relation to bus
operation
- Check outing registration lists and confirm passenger pick up locations.
- Assist passengers to embark/disembark the bus, secure wheelchairs with proper restraint
systems, secure walkers or other shopping materials before departure.
- Collects bus ridership fees if needed.
- Fills bus with fuel, cleans/disinfects bus, transports bus to maintenance appointments.
- Ultimately ensures the utmost safety of all passengers and routes.

Shift Information: Part time, may include evening and/or weekend work as well as statutory holidays. Must be available for shifts are typically 9 am -12 pm or 1pm - 4 pm with flexibility. Approximately 10 hours per week with potential to grow to 20 hours per week as COVID restrictions ease.
Date Posted: 
Tue, Oct 26 2021
Job Location: 
Cambridge
How to Apply: 
How to Apply: Submit your application in writing to the Director Program & Services, sfmartin@fairviewmh.com ongoing until filled.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you require accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process, per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, please speak with the hiring contact. Fairview Seniors Community will be pleased to support you.
Deadline: 
Tue, Nov 30 2021
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