Driver Coordinator Head Start Early Head Start Long Beach
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POST DATE 6/26/2020
END DATE 7/17/2020
Volunteers of America Los Angeles
Long Beach, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAbout Us:
Helping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life Stories
Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOA - LA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.
JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE
The Driver Coordinator has responsibility for oversight of vehicle operations safety, driver training and regular preventive maintenance of the vehicles owned and/or leased by VOALA, and located at the various sites operated by VOALA.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supports Food Service Operations for Children s and Adult Services, by coordinating transportation requirements with all stake holders (Food Service Operations Manager, Fleet Coordinator, various Programs)
Schedules and assigns drivers on regular routes, to support scheduled events, and on as-needed basis for emergency or other short-term needs
Coordinates driver training and advises Program Managers on efficient driver scheduling and vehicle usage to maximize service to the organization
Ensures compliance with CAL-OSHA and U.S. Department of Transport laws and regulations
Trains drivers on safe operations, on proper regular vehicle inspection, and regular operator-level preventive maintenance
Monitors driver behavior and ensures a high level of safety and customer service
Analyzes data to increase transportation operational efficiency
Utilize GPS systems to monitor drivers and track vehicles in case of theft
Stands in for couriers and drivers as needed
Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications
Current California driver's license and clean driving record
High school diploma or GED equivalent required
2 years transportation experience
Knowledge of CA driving laws
Familiar with Los Angeles and Orange County freeways
Knowledge of passenger van, cargo van, light box truck operations.
Basic Microsoft Office suite: Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Able to train drivers in safe operations
Outstanding organizational skills.
Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills.
Attention to detail.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Able to obtain California Food Handlers Certificate
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including
meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
Must be able to work effectively with a minimum amount of supervision.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs on a regular basis and up to 50lbs as necessary.
Prompt, collaborative/team player, adaptable, communicator, organized, consistent, and compassionate.
First Aid/CPR certification.
Certifications in public health, Nutrition, Food safety, or related field.
California Food Handler certification
3 years transportation experience
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.