Union County Vehicle Operator


Job Description:

Union County Human Services is now hiring a Vehicle Operator to join our Union County Agency Transportation Service (UCATS) Department.Under the general supervision of the Program Manager (UCATS) or Children Services Supervisor (DJFS), drives assigned vehicle to transport clients to receive assistance or services, documents work activities, maintains transportation logs, and performs basic maintenance check on vehicles. QUALIFICATIONS: An example of acceptable qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, or combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

Licensure or Certification Requirements:

Must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and maintain insurability under the County's vehicle insurance policy.

Equipment Operated:

The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive: Motor vehicle, wheelchair lift, personal computer, laptop, iPad, applicable computer software, office phone system, printer, copy machine, fax machine, and other standard business office equipment.

Inherently Hazardous or Physically Demanding Working Conditions:

The employee has exposure to chemical compounds found in an office environment (e.g., toner, correction fluid, etc.); is exposed to possible injury due to unclean or unsanitary conditions and/or as a result of working with moving mechanical parts of equipment or machines; has exposure to potentially vicious animals; has contact with potentially violent or emotionally distraught persons; has exposure to hazardous driving conditions; has exposure to bed bugs, lice, scabies and other insects; works in proximity to the use of firearms; works in or around crowds; has exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions; has exposure to second-hand smoke; ascends and/or descends ladders, stairs, or scaffolds; has to work irregular hours. Note: In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered sedentary work.

Essential Functions:

For purposes of 42 USC 12101:

80% (1) Drives assigned vehicle to transport clients to receive assistance or services; assists disabled clients into and out of vehicles, to and from homes, etc., as needed; drives to County facilities to transport clients home or to other facilities, as required. Transportation of minors may involve installation, use, and removal of an appropriate car seat or other safety equipment. Supervises clients during transportation activities. Consistently and continually (e.g. at all times) represents the agency in a positive and professional manner and provides appropriate internal and external customer service.

15% (2) Performs basic preventative maintenance checks on vehicles; records and prepares required logs and/or reports; remains current on all emergency and safety procedures; attends all necessary and required training classes; inventories and assures all safety equipment is present and operational.

(3) Maintains fleet of vehicles for Human Services including ensuring vehicles are clean and receive appropriate maintenance, responsible for maintaining maintenance log.

(4) Maintains required licensures, certification, and continuing education requirements, if any.

(5) Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

(6) Performs miscellaneous clerical duties as assigned.

(7) Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

(8) Attends staff meetings as assigned.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

5% (9) Performs other duties as assigned.

Application Details:

Please visit to complete the application, and upload your cover letter and resume. Expires on 05/03/2019.

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