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Employment Opportunities

MediGo Van Driver

On call one day a week on going position

Reporting to the Seniors Program Manager, and in consultation with the Transportation Logistics Administrator, the Van Driver will be responsible for transporting Gabriola residents to and from Medical Appointments on or off the island in Nanaimo. The position is currently work on call one day a week.

 

KEY OUTCOMES:

According to the Mission of People for a Healthy Community (PHC) Provide services and support to Gabriolans* throughout their lives, and especially at vulnerable points, to improve their health and quality of life in a manner that builds community, maintains dignity, and challenges inequities. Reflect PHC’s values; Lead with Heart; Empowerment; Inclusion, Equity and Justice; Social Connection; Innovation and Accountability; Collaboration and Sustainability

 

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

● To establish and maintain harmonious relationships with community members using the service

● To provide community members with assistance as required while entering and exiting the van;

● To transport community members in the van to various scheduled locations on and off Gabriola Island;

● To assist the community members from their primary residence if extra help is required

● Ensure daily safety checks, maintenance and mileage logs are updated.

● Work collaboratively with Logistics Administrator to identify concerns and operational issues, so they can be addressed in a timely manner

● Adhere to PHC Policies and Practices, especially Code of Conduct and Driver Vehicle policies

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

● Must possess a valid and applicable class of driver’s license, with a clean driving record.

● Comfortable with or willing to learn how to work with mobile computer mapping software

● As this is an Island Health Authority Contract the successful candidate must commit to current and future adherence to Public Health and Island Health Authority vaccination requirements

● Willing to obtain First Aid Certifications as requested

 

WAGE: $25/hour The position is currently work on call one day a week.

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