USA

Driver

Palm Beach Gardens - Florida (FL),

Kisco Senior Living, LLC

Job Description:

Our Associates – Partners in Our Vision


La Posada is a full-service senior living community offering a unique environment for residents to share their passions while enjoying a quality lifestyle. If you are someone who has a passion for seniors and customer service, we are looking for you! We are looking for genuine, motivated, caring people to join our team.


The driver is Responsible for helping to implement the community’s Art of Living WellSM philosophy and the 6 dimensions of wellness (Vocational, Intellectual, Physical, Emotional, Social, and Spiritual) through daily interaction with residents and providing transportation to community programs, events and resident appointments as required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Approach all encounters with residents and associates in a friendly, service-oriented manner
  • Monitor residents’ well-being in a general way
  • Report any changes in the condition of a resident to supervisor immediately
  • Assist residents with requests as needed or find appropriate associate to assist
  • Look for opportunities to exceed resident expectations and enhance resident satisfaction
  • Promote resident attendance and participation in all Wellness programs
  • Monitor residents’ participation and activity levels and provide feedback to the Wellness Director as needed
  • Maintain a safe and professional manner at all times while driving community vehicles and when representing the community off site
  • Assist with scheduling transportation as required
  • Drive vehicles to community events, special programs, shopping excursions, and resident appointments as required
  • Monitor general maintenance and overall safety of vehicles and communicate any concerns to Wellness Director immediately
  • Assist in setting up/tearing down Wellness and community events as needed
  • Support open and honest communication with and between all associates
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working
  • Look for ways to reduce costs and create efficiencies on a daily basis
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and report any issues or concerns immediately
  • Support continuous improvement
  • Comply with Kisco standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient community operations
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned or required

Required Skills

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Action Oriented – Enjoying working hard and having energy for the job; seize opportunities
  • Approachability – Warm, pleasant, and gracious; build rapport well and put others at ease
  • Caring – Interested in the lives of others; available to listen and ask about the concerns and needs of others
  • Customer Focus – Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; act with the customer in mind
  • Functional/Technical Skills – Having the skills and abilities to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
  • Integrity and Trust – Seen as a direct, truthful individual; keep confidences; admit mistakes
  • Listening – Practice attentive and active listening
  • Peer Relationships – Seen as a team player; cooperative
  • Problem Solving – uses logic and creativity to solve difficult problems and find effective solutions

Required Experience

Education/Experience/Training:


High school graduate, one to two years experience as a driver (preferably with seniors).


Special Requirements/Certifications:

Valid drivers license and proof of good driving record

Commercial Drivers License or ability to obtain within reasonable time of employment (as required)

First Aid Certification


What we offer our Associates:


Part– time associates (less than 30 hours per week):

  • Paid time off (vacation and sick time)
  • 401(k)
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance

All associates:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free meals
  • Referral bonuses

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