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Driver - PRN in Chattanooga, TN at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Responsible for providing safe, timely and reliable transportation, delivery of services and conducting routine vehicle maintenance. 


  • Performs daily transportation and delivery services according to assigned schedules and routes as dispatched. 
  • Assists passengers on and off the vehicle and aids in loading and unloading bundles, packages and passenger belongings. 
  • Responds to Resident/Participant inquiries, requests and complaints within scope of authority and refer unresolved matters to supervisor. 
  • Performs pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections. 
  • Monitors condition of equipment and reports malfunctions to supervisor. 
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance and repairs according to PM schedule and safety regulations. 
  • Maintains a neat, clean and safe vehicle. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • High School Graduate or GED required
  • Minimum of two years unencumbered driving record required (Preferably with an older adult, physically challenged population. 


  • Must have a current, unrestricted driver's license in the sate which employed
  • Must have an unrestricted class 'C' driver's license if company vehicles are in 'C' class
  • CPR Certification preferred for Assisted Living; required for LTC upon hire, or within thirty (30) days of employment 


  • Must possess strong collaborative, interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to create a high-performance, effective team that can produce consistent, demonstrated results. 
  • Must demonstrate on an ongoing basis the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with co-workers and ministry leadership. 
  • Competencies needed for this position include strong interpersonal relationship skills, detail oriented, work in collaboration with others, demonstrate a high degree of integrity and personal commitment, possess strong analytical skills, be able to work independently and manage multiple deliverables at the same time. 
  • Ability to function in a matrix environment and demonstrate a passion to succeed be self-motivated, dependable, committed, and a willingness to see a project through to its conclusion. 
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.

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. 

  •  Ability to access all areas of the ministry throughout the work day. 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, 25 pounds frequently and 7 pounds constantly.
  • Required to obtain assistance of another qualified employee when attempting to lift or transfer objects over 25 pounds. 
  • Occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds above the head. 
  • Frequently required to push and pull items, such as wheelchairs, requiring a force of up to 75 pounds. 
  • Requires constant hand grasp and finger dexterity; frequent standing, walking, pushing and repetitive leg and arm movements, occasional bending, reaching forward and overhead, crouching and kneeling. 
  • Occasionally required to sit in a stationary position. 
  • Tolerate standing and walking for up to 8 hours at a time on hard and soft surfaces.
  • Frequently able to communicate verbally and in written form. 
  • Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as voices and phone calls. 
  • Frequently able to use all types of vision, such as close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception, to complete daily tasks. 
  • Constantly required to detect unusual odors that could indicate environmental issues.