Wage Rate: ($15.99 probationary/$17.11 position)
Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Join our Team at South Shore Work Activity Program.
Position Summary: Provides, on a relief basis for vacation and sick time as required, participant transportation services using a 15 passenger van from points in Lunenburg and Queens Counties, generally between Liverpool and Chester; completes pick-ups of Program supplies and materials as needed; coordinates and conducts a system of routine vehicle maintenance and may be called upon to coordinate UARB inspections; performs general building maintenance and repairs as time permits.
Qualifications: Minimum Class 4 Drivers License with clear driving record; recognized driver training and/or demonstrated experience with safe and professional driving practices carrying passengers. Insurance requirement that vehicle operator has a minimum of 10 years of driving experience. Knowledge of basic building repairs and maintenance. First Aid/CPR certification; clear criminal record/vulnerable sector check; acceptable clear driver’s abstract required.
Other Information: Regular day will require a split shift of two 4 hours shifts each day that casual driver is called upon – Monday through Friday. Occasionally a 4-hour shift may be required.
Work Environment: Possibility, as required, of two round trips each day (early morning and late afternoon) from points in Lunenburg and Queens Counties generally between Liverpool and Chester (approximately 400 kms of driving per day); operating a vehicle with 14 passengers in changing weather and traffic conditions; lifting of supplies up to 25 kgs; using tools and safety equipment associated with general maintenance and repairs as needed.
Please submit a current résumé and cover letter by Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm to:
Financial/Human Resources Coordinator
South Shore Community Service Association
PO Box 560, Chester NS B0J 1J0
902 275-2567 (fax)
Please note that only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Anticipated start date as needed late March 2019.