Van Driver

Application Deadline: 2022-05-29
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Purpose of the Position

The purpose of the Van Driver is to transport passengers and assist with scheduling of passengers for the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Sauk County’s transportation program, and provide clerical support for the transportation program.

***This is a limited term employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Operate county-owned vehicles, providing safe and courteous transport of authorized passengers. Passengers include, but are not limited to older adults, adults with disabilities and /or the mobility challenged to and from approved destinations within and outside of Sauk County.

• Provide assistance to passengers boarding and disembarking from vehicle, and may operate wheelchair lift.

• Prepare daily trip statistics such as mileage, fees collected, and number of passengers.

• Collect fees from passengers.

• Maintain cleanliness of vehicles-interior and exterior.

• Complete pre- trip and post-trip vehicle inspection and document inspection findings.

• Contact van drivers to determine a match to a passenger’s appointment time or transportation need.

• Determine the best available service offered to meet a passenger’s transportation need, the appropriate pick-up time for the van to arrive at a passenger’s home and to leave the destination for the return trip.

• Calculate the estimated round-trip, number of miles to be traveled from the van driver’s home and estimate each passenger’s fare.

• Communicate transportation information to passengers to facilitate a successful and enjoyable travel experience. Contact each passenger to provide them with their travel arrangement details.

• Provide clerical support and maintain complete, accurate and timely electronic records of each trip arranged.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

• Report maintenance needed & supply needs of vehicles.

• Complete reports.

• And other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Descriptive data and information such as, bus schedules, computer software, general verbal and written instructions, and routine and non-routine correspondence

• Verbally and in writing with department personnel, customers, hospital and clinic staff, and the general public

• Present a customer service attitude and demeanor

• In a variety of ways and styles to properly communicate with persons of various disabilities and comprehension

• Explain, demonstrate, and clarify to others established policies, procedures, and standards

• Computer skills, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and desktop publishing

• Adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and calculating percentages, fractions, and decimals

• Compare, count, differentiate, measure, sort, classify, compute, tabulate, and/or categorize data and/or information

• Assemble, copy, record, and transcribe data and/or information

• Analyze data and information using established criteria to define consequences and consider and select alternatives

• Apply functional and situational reasoning by exercising judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in everyday routine and non-routine situations

• Meet all physical requirements established and required by State and Federal Department of Transportation, including submission to reasonable suspicion and post-accident alcohol and drug testing

• Use fine and gross motor skills to perform tasks such as operating a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, motor vehicle, and chair lift

• Sustain prolonged visual concentration

• Exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, involving lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling

• Recognize and identify degrees of similarity and differences between characteristics of colors, forms, sounds, odors, textures, etc. associated with objects, materials, and ingredients


• Occasionally unsafe and uncomfortable in respects to temperature variations, odors, and typical driving hazards.

Deadline Note:

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