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Transportation Service Driver

Company:
Great Plains Veterans Services Center
Location:
Roosevelt County, MT
Pay:
$16.11/hour
Posted:
July 16, 2024
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Description:

If you have a passion for serving Veterans, consider becoming a Great Plains Veterans Services Center (GPVSC) On-Call Transportation Driver serving Northeastern Montana in Phillips, Daniels, Roosevelt, Sheridan, and Valley Counties.

The Great Plains Veterans Services Center (GPVSC) was established in 2015 and recognized as a 501(c)(3) organization in February of 2016. The GPVSC is headquartered on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation in North Central Montana. GPVSC established the Veterans Support Services (VSS) program in January 2017 to provide Veterans with access to all VA benefits they have earned including but not limited to employment and housing resources, and mental health and suicide prevention support. GPVSC began operating its Veterans Transportation Services (VTS) program in 2020. This program provides transportation services to rural Montana Veterans for VA and VA-referred appointments.

The On-Call Transportation Services Driver receives a sliding weekly base pay of $200 depending on how many actual hours worked. The position reports to the Transportation Manager and is responsible for many duties, including but not limited to:

• Transporting Veterans to medical appointments.

• Providing assistance to passengers to ensure safe boarding and disembarking of the vehicle.

• Reporting any concerns or mentioned needs, in a timely manner, to the Support Services Manager for follow-up and referral services.

• Monitoring and scheduling vehicle maintenance and managing transportation logs and receipts.

You will be most successful in this position if you have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Knowledge of customer service and the Northeastern area of Montana.

• Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and service record-keeping.

• Ability to communicate in a tactful and courteous manner.

• Ability to be flexible and work independently.

• Ability to work collaboratively to ensure organizational success.

Physical and Environmental Requirements

• Ability to drive a vehicle up to 10 hours per day.

• Ability to change a flat tire.

• Ability to carry client belongings to and from the vehicle (ex. Wheelchair, luggage, oxygen tanks, etc.). Lifting requirement up to 50 pounds.

• Ability to escort clients with limited mobility to and from, and in and out of the vehicle.

• Ability to drive during inclement weather conditions.

• Occasional overnight travel is required.

Additional Information

• Must hold a valid Montana driver's license and successfully complete a driver's history check.

• Must successfully complete first-responder, CPR and Narcan training within 6-months of hire.

• Successful applicants are subject to drug testing, and criminal history checks.

To apply, please send resume and completed Application Form either electronically with this link - //wkf.ms/3U92I8z or email cdasilva[a]cmsmontana.com. You can also submit by mail to Attn: GPVSC Driver, PO Box 1251, Helena, MT 59624 or in person at the Great Plains Veterans Services Center. If you would like to claim a Veteran or Native Preference, please include a DD214 or Tribal Identification. Call Casey with questions or to get an application at 406-442-4934.

Great Plains Veterans Service Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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