Oct 24, 2023

Driver

  • Point Quest Inc.
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Transportation

Job Description

We're hiring a Driver that will be transporting students to and from our depot park campus!

 

You are eligible to receive a one-time hiring bonus in the gross amount of $750.00 This bonus will be paid out in two separate payments. The first half ($375.00) will be paid on your third paycheck (approximately upon completion of 45 days of employment) and the second half ($375.00) will be paid after completing 6 months of continuous employment.

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Drivers are responsible for safely operating van-type company vehicle. The primary objective is providing safe, reliable and efficient transportation for students with behavioral issues to and from school and other school related activities and/or arrangements.

 

Who We Are: Point Quest Education is a community of life-long learners who respect the individual needs of our students. Point Quest believes that everyone deserves to learn in a safe, caring and supportive environment fostered by integrity and positive relationships with students and staff. High expectations for success are sought through appropriate instruction and intervention, which allows for individual difference and learning styles.

 

Why Should you Apply?

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Life, Legal & Pet Insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Vacation for full-time employees
  • Sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts with AT&T
  • Team environment
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Potential for wage increase after the first evaluation

 

Job Group Classification: Education

Overtime Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: $16-$18 per hour

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: This position requires the flexibility of working a split shift. 1st Shift = 4:30am to 5:30am – 9am 2nd Shift = 1:30pm – 5pm

 

  • Performs tasks correctly and according to policies and procedures.
  • Safe operation of vehicles, including adherence with all laws and specific driving techniques to minimize the risk of accidents and incidents.
  • Monitors students during transportation.
  • Maintains and completes daily required records i.e., Van Attendance Logs, Van 1:1 Logs, Van Behavioral Logs, and Fuel Man purchases.
  • Follow safety procedures for loading, unloading, and securing all passengers.
  • Run program errands, including but not limited to, package deliveries, late runs, transporting students to workability events and other appointments as needed.
  • Conduct pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections to ensure proper operation of vehicle, including on-board equipment, and report conditions which require repair and/or maintenance on the vehicle.
  • Maintains the vehicle in a neat and clean condition.
  • Four-point securement of wheelchairs and scooters, if needed.
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned.

 

OBJECTIVES OR GOALS TO MEASURE PERFORMANCE:

  • Confidentiality
  • Adherence to Company policies and procedures
  • Accurate work product
  • Timeliness in completing assignments
  • Positive team attitude
  • Taking initiative in unassigned tasks
  • Staff development and training
  • Improved personal professional growth and education
  • Demonstration of good decision making
  • Positive customer service attitude and communications
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality

 

MINIMUM SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma, equivalent or two-year degree, or equivalent combinations of training and experience.
  • Experience working in a school or treatment setting for students with learning or social/emotional problems.
  • Clean DMV record and a valid driver's license.
  • Drivers must be over 21 years of age.
  • Able to read and use a map or GPS.
  • DOJ/FBI Live Scan Background & TB Clearance.

 

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential job functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned

PQI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.