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Transportation Specialist

Boys Town National Research Hospital Providence, RI
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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Transportation Specialist operates a Boys Town vehicle to transport youth, clients, and staff to designated locations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:

  • Transports youth, clients, and staff in company vehicle.
    • Coordinates and completes assigned transportation responsibilities according to regular schedule.
    • Ensures proper vehicle maintenance to maintain safety standards, and maintains cleanliness on transportation vehicle.
    • Monitors and supervises the appropriateness of youth behaviors providing corrections as needed; ensures that passengers wear a seatbelt properly.
    • Communicates with appropriate staff members regarding individual youth needs and progress.
    • Administers appropriate first aid in the event of an accident.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
    • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
    • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
    • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
    • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
    • Supports other members of the management team and their work

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of vehicle and driver safety guidelines and regulations.
  • Ability to safely navigate a vehicle in all weather and road conditions during the day and at night.
  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner.
  • Knowledge of the Boys Town Model.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Previous experience including driving preferred.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND EQUIPMENT USAGE:

Position requires little to moderate physical activity driving a vehicle. Reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees, youth, or families.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions and may be exposed to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation. Duties are performed in a confined environment and may range from highly stressful and potentially aggressive (physical interventions, escorts, etc.) to casual and leisurely, in both indoor and outdoor settings. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subject to weather and hazardous road conditions.

About Boys Town Nebraska:

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: October 4, 2022

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted September 18, 2022
Date Closes October 18, 2022
Requisition 19496
Located In Providence, RI
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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