Hourly - Specialized Recreation Class B Driver

  • Job Reference: 1116933697-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2023
  • Employer: City of Walnut Creek, CA
  • Location: Walnut Creek, California
  • Salary: On Application
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  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position Description Under direct supervision of the Program Coordinator, the Hourly - Specialized Recreation Class B Driverprovides safe transportation, in a City of Walnut Creek vehicle, to participants attending various activities needing transport. In general position will be transporting individuals with special needs to various activities such as day trips, evening social activities and dinners. Position is part-time and scheduled according to when activities are planned. Driver is able to choose when s/he is available to drive. Hours available vary from week to week but average 10 hours a month. Driver will assist and take part in whatever activity is being attended by the participants. Our Specialized Recreation Team: Our trained and caring team takes a person-first approach to providing recreational opportunities for youth and adults with special needs, ensuring that every participant has the chance to broaden their experiences while engaging in fun-filled activities and events. We take pride in our role to provide a positive, respectful, and supportive involvement with participants and fellow staff. Collaboratively with the wider Arts + Recreation department, we strive to have a meaningful impact on the lives of our participants while providing creative programs offered in an inclusive, fun, and innovative environment. Representative Duties Examples of Duties: Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers. Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments. Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. Observe applicable safety requirements, use safety equipment provided, implement appropriate safety practices at all times and report immediately any unsafe working conditions or hazards. Qualifications Guidelines Before submitting an application, please review these requirements for the position: Must possess of a valid Class B Driver's License issued by the State of CA Must be able to interact professionally with class participants. Must be able to cooperate and work well with other staff members. In addition to the above mentioned requirements, please review the following physical demands in this role: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, Supplemental Information Specialized Recreation Class B Drivers will be required to present a DMV driving history check and recent negative TB test, and will undergoDOJ and FBI fingerprinting as part of the background check process. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Submit your thorough application through The Department will contact you directly based on current vacancies for an interview. Should you have any questions, please reach out to Human Resources by calling the Specialized Recreation Program directly at .