City of Farmington
  • 20-Sep-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Senior Center
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 10.50
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Part Time

No Benefits


JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSTING #170: SENIOR CENTER WORKER I/DRIVER

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

DEPARTMENT: PRCA

WORK LOCATION: Senior Center

HIRING RANGE: $10.50/Hour

PAY GRADE: Temporary

TYPE OF POSITION: Temporary, Part-Time

DAYS WORKED: Varies

HOURS WORKED: Varies

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL: Open Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Works under the supervision of the Transportation Coordinator and Adult Programs Manager.

Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City.

Operates 12 passenger van or mini-van to transport senior citizens to and from the Senior Citizens Center, for activities organized by the Center and to various appointments and/or errands including doctor's visits, hair appointments, banks, and shopping.

Responsible for taking directions from Transportation Coordinator regarding daily transportation routes, vehicles used and completion of daily documentation.

Assists with delivery of noon meals to homebound seniors.

Responsible for assisting senior patrons who are transported by escorting/assisting them to and from the vans.

Assists Transportation coordinator in maintaining upkeep and fueling of City vehicles.

Assists in cleaning facilities when needed.

Assists in serving and clean-up of daily meals.

Ability to work some weekends or evenings to assist in day trips or special events.

Works other related senior activities within the Senior Center campus or outside, as needed.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Answers incoming telephone calls and takes messages as needed. Answers questions regarding programs or schedules coordinated through the Senior Center, routes callers to appropriate person within the Center, and refers callers to an appropriate agency for assistance if needed.

Assists with decorating Senior Center for special events and working with other programs in the Senior Center.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy which includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Extensive background checks required.

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years or state of current residency.

Experience driving 15 passenger van or mini-van preferred.

Must have a friendly disposition and caring - patient attitude toward senior citizens.

Comprehensive knowledge of Farmington streets.

Knowledge of vehicle maintenance preferred, but not required.

C.P.R. and First Aid certification preferred but not required.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public.

This position has the responsibility to participate in and comply with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety program.

Ability to operate tools and equipment listed.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

12 passenger van and mini-van, telephone, mobile radio, janitorial equipment and cleaning supplies including broom, mop and vacuum.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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 occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds individually. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed inside/outside in all types of weather conditions. Operating a motor vehicle in all types of weather conditions is required. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.

City of Farmington
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