Driver

Job ID
2024-23548
Category
Other
Job Location : City
Council Bluffs
Job Location : State
IA
Campus
Prairie Gate
Type
Part Time

Overview

Presbyterian Homes & Services - Prairie Gate in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is seeking a Driver for its team. The Driver position is responsible for operating the campus van to organize and provide a shuttle service for residents transporting to activities and appointments off campus.

 

Schedule / Hours: Monday - Friday as needed

 

ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

 

The sprawling, multi-wing Prairie Gate complex is built on 17.5 acres.

Prairie Gate offers a full continuum of care for up to 150 residents. It includes 36 independent living apartments, 18 residential care suites, 18 memory care suites and 72 skilled nursing suites.


At the heart of the community is the two-story 21,000 square foot Town Center offering an array of amenities and services, including community gathering spaces, restaurant-style dining, a bistro, salon, library, club room, business office, guest suite, chapel and wellness center with aerobics studio. Outdoor pathways, prairie plantings, gardens and a courtyard are just outside the doors in a beautiful patio setting.

Responsibilities

• Organize and provide a shuttle service for residents.
• Maintain a daily schedule, plan routes, and schedule riders accordingly.
• Provide a door-to-door service for the residents who have mobility or ambulating impairments.
• Escort them from their home or apartment to the bus and escort them into the building of their destination.
• Organize a schedule in collaboration with designated staff and residents to provide periodic services to support resident attendance at activities away from the campus.

Qualifications

  • Sufficient education to demonstrate functional literacy.
  • Class A or B driver’s license and passenger endorsement as required by site and vehicle driven.
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance sufficient to ensure the excellent and safe operation of the vehicle   and to trouble-shoot problems.
  • Current and valid medical certificate in compliance with Department of Transportation Requirements as required by site and vehicle driven.
  • Excellent driving record.
  • Must possess patience, tact, positive attitude, enthusiasm as well as willingness to work as a team player.
  • Must have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work independently and effectively with residents, coworkers, family members, visitors, and the general public.
  • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

About PHS

Based in St. Paul, Minnesota–Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) is a nonprofit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high-quality housing choices, care options and services for older adults. There are over 7,500 team members like you at PHS, serving more than 26,000 older adults through 60+ PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin, and through Optage® and other community services. PHS is also co-owner of Genevive®, the largest geriatric primary care practice in MN, providing comprehensive care for over 15,000 older adults.

An Innovative Leader: Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an Innovative Leader dedicated to promoting independence, purposeful living, and overall well-being. PHS is now one of the largest nonprofit senior housing and services providers in the US.

Our strong focus on our employees, means we are committed to an environment where you are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to team growth from within, roughly 80% of leadership roles are filled through the development of people like you. To learn more about PHS culture, benefits and team development, we invite you to visit the "Careers" section of our website.

Let's get you started.

PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

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