University of Massachusetts Medical School

Driver

US-MA-Worcester
2 weeks ago(12/4/2017 1:08 PM)
Requisition Number
2017-30061
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Non Exempt
Union Code
Union Position-W28-SHARE

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

Under the direction of the Administrative Supervisor, the Driver transports clientele staff, families, visitors, and materials to and from off-unit locations and performs general janitorial work in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of the Adolescent Units with primary focus on the kitchen and dining areas. 

 

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate program vehicle, following safe driving procedures at all times, to and from designated locations for the pickup and delivery of clientele and accompanying staff, families & visitors, and materials in accordance with program needs and transportation schedule
  • Work in conjunction with Administrative Supervisor and Nursing staff to coordinate appointments 
  • Maintain schedule book for appointments
  • Keep vehicle supplied with fuel and responds to simple mechanical difficulties, i.e. changing flat tires, adding oil and/or water
  • Responsible for frequent monitoring of expired food items, cleanliness of cabinets, sink, countertops, stove, oven, and trash removal as needed
  • Make general repairs of a simple nature
  • Assist Lead Custodian in monitoring inventory control and may be required to order supplies
  • Transport people and/or supplies in program vehicle
  • Perform related duties as assigned

                                                       

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Valid Massachusetts driver’s license
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Considerable knowledge of materials, equipment and methods commonly employed in housekeeping and cleaning operations
  • Ability to operate, care for and make general repairs of electric sweepers and other basic household cleaning equipment
  • Knowledge of the methods, procedures and principles of using floor cleaners safely
  • Working knowledge of the type, properties and quality of uses of cleaning supplies and equipment and   their effect on the various types of construction and finishes

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Tasks may require stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 50 lbs, ability to reach, climb stepladders, possess sufficient vision, hearing and the ability to safely and efficiently perform required tasks.
  • Must be able to perform all duties of position with reasonable accommodation if necessary.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Receives direct supervision from the Administrative Supervisor.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:   None

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:   Patients may become threatening and aggressive verbally and/or physically when on the unit and/or when being transported to and from off-unit appointments. 

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