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Transportation Worker (Driver)

In partnership with the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), Sheltering Arms is launching a new program that will serve as an Annex for the Nicholas Scoppetta Children’s Center pre-placement program for children entering the foster care system.  This new Bronx-based short-term, residential program serving young children between the ages of 0 to 12 years old, will be called the Children’s Reception Center Annex.  The Children’s Reception Center Annex will provide a home-like, co-ed, developmentally appropriate setting for younger children, including sibling groups. The Reception Center Annex will be designed to be warm, colorful, and child-friendly, and staff will be trained in trauma informed practices allowing them to provide a nurturing environment for children entering foster care.  

 

Job Summary: Provide transportation service to and from facility to other locations.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide for transportation services to and from the site, child’s school of origin, medical/mental health appointments, court, etc.
  • Driver will be responsible to ensure that all vehicle inspections are maintained, the vehicle is returned cleaned and inspected upon return by any and other authorized drivers. 
  • Performs all other functions as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Possess a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and clean driving record

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

 

Physical Requirements:

Must have the ability to complete all standard administrative and support tasks including but not limited to climbing up and down stairs, operation of computers/phones/fax/printer/copy machine, and the ability to lift boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30lbs. Must be able to travel from the various locations and sites of ESS. Must have completed physical which includes tuberculosis testing

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