23 Oct
Transportation Assistant (Utica)
New York, Utica-rome-oneida

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Our Client, The Rescue Mission of Utica, is seeking a Transportation Assistant to support their expanding and dynamic organization.
Mission Statement: The Rescue Mission of Utica is a Christian ministry unconditionally endeavoring to assess and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the people coming for assistance.
Job Title: Transportation Assistant in our Addictions Crisis Center (ACC)
Job Summary: Responsible for safely transporting our clients to necessary appointments. Expected to display a positive attitude and to interact in a professional manner with courtesy and respect at all times towards others.
Essential Job Functions
• Transport clients to appointments in the Rescue Mission vehicle.
• Coordinate a daily schedule and safely transport in an efficient and timely manner.
• Document client transportation status and maintain accurate driving log sheets.
• Perform a daily pre-trip inspection and fueling of vehicle, coordinate vehicle service requirements/preventative maintenance schedule with the Facilities Manager.
• Assist with answering the telephone and direct calls to appropriate staff.
• Assist with telephone intakes.
• Assist with monitoring cameras, checking client belongings and using metal detector per policy, monitoring client activities and performing building checks.
• Assist with general daily duties - client laundry, stock shelves, request and stock kitchen and refrigerator items, clean kitchen and dishes, supervise clients in kitchen, in lounge area and during meals at all times, clean client areas, clean/remake beds after discharge and receive/document deliveries.
• Follow established emergency procedures including fire drills, evacuation procedures, and disaster plans.
• Participate as a member of the Treatment Team.
• Abide by all Mission, program and safety policies, procedures and guidelines.
• Attend and participate in meetings and trainings as requested by supervisor.
• All other duties as requested by your supervisor.
Minimum Job Qualifications
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• One year of experience working in a human services environment.
• Clean/valid NYS Driver's License.
• Possess effective defensive driving skills.
• Experience driving a van.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook.
Status/Hours: Part-Time - 20 hours per week, 8:45 am - 12:45 pm - Monday - Friday
Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour
Benefits: The Rescue Mission of Utica offers competitive pay rate and comprehensive benefit package for eligible employees to include medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holidays and paid training.
Express Employment Professionals and the Rescue Mission are Equal Opportunity Employers

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