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Driver – Senior Van Service at Jewish Family Service LA (JFS)

Driver – Senior Van Service

Jewish Family Service LA (JFS) Los Angeles, CA Full Time

We all face challenges and transitions in our lives, and when we do, we must be able to count on the strength of community for support. For the people of Los Angeles, Jewish Family Service LA (JFSLA) is that trusted source of support. We are a comprehensive network of services that welcomes individuals and families of all ages and identities to our full spectrum of care. Our highly trained staff and volunteers work closely with individuals and their loved ones to problem-solve and guide them on their paths to safety, security, wellness, and fulfillment. 

JFSLA staff share in our mission and work towards our goals with the highest level of responsibility, professionalism, and integrity. JFS demonstrates our commitment to our staff by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a nurturing environment.

JFSLA is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness.  In recruiting for our team, we seek the unique contributions that individuals can bring from all backgrounds. We strive for a diverse team in order to better serve our clients and ensure our excellence as an organization in identifying, designing and delivering solutions.


Be part of our commitment and join our family. For more information on our philosophy and services, please tour our website www.jfsla.org 


As part of the Transportation team, the Driver for our Senior Van Services needs to be patient, kind, courteous and provide safe and timely door-to-door transportation to those in need, while enabling our senior population to maintain both their dignity and independence.


Qualifications:         

  • Must have a valid California Driver’s Class “B” License with Medical Card certification provided by a Commercial Medical Provider with  passenger endorsement certification
  • Must provide 10 years of DMV driving history (K4 print out from the DMV)
  • CPR and First Aid Certification required
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check in accordance with all applicable laws and contract requirements
  • No DUI or reckless driving convictions within the past ten (10) years
  • Minimum twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Must be physically able to assist clients, for instance, climbing up and down stairs, carrying shopping bags, manipulating wheelchairs in and out of wheelchair lifts, managing frail elderly with walkers, assisting heavy clients on and off the van
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Participation in JFS Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
  • Must pass a criminal background check (Live Scan fingerprinting) prior to beginning employment

K-4 Print out from DMV: All applicants must provide a current K-4 printout from DMV. The K-4 print out must be no more than 30 days old.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Will provide safe and timely transportation for the frail elderly to social day care, shopping, medical and other essential appointments
  • Will maintain records and vehicles properly
  • The maintenance of the vehicle includes the delivery and pick up vehicles for repair
  • Perform other related duties as needed

Jewish Family Service is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

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