Posted on: June 12, 2021
Bridgewell strengthens communities by providing an unmatched
range of social and human services that empower people with
disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed
and productive lives. Bridgewell delivers support through community
housing, day programs, outpatient treatment, recovery services,
education and employment training. We're committed to helping
people in need, from those with autism to people with substance use
disorders, become engaged members of their communities. Bridgewell
is also the industry leader in developing innovative offerings in
response to unmet or emerging needs.
The Position: We're looking for a Transportation Driver. You
will ensure that individuals with disabilities are transported
safely to and from the day site and the residence.
Shift: Mon- Fri 8am-4pm (40 hrs)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist all individuals in entering and exiting the vehicle and
assure all individuals have properly secured seat belts.
Interact with patience and sensitivity in all contact with
individuals, family members, staff and others.
Be familiar with any conditions or behavioral issues that any
individuals may have and be able to assist them.
Operate the vehicle at all times within all federal, state and
Have good knowledge of routes and locations of all houses, day
facilities and emergency locations.
Maintain and carry emergency fact sheets, daily attendance and
trip route sheets.
Complete quick vehicle safety checklist prior to beginning your
assigned route and report any issues to your supervisor
Immediately notify supervisor of any variance in route time
exceeding 15 minutes.
Complete incident reports, as needed, in accordance with the
Bridgewell Incident Reporting Policy and Procedures.
Maintain all required certifications (i.e. First Aid, CPR, PABC,
Driver's Safety, etc).
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED required.
Must be 19 years of age or older, with at least 3 years of
- Must have a valid MA driver's license and a good driving record
history with no more than 2 moving violations in the last three
years. A driving record history will be verified.
Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities
Ability to interact with patience and sensitivity in all contact
with individuals, residential staff, parents, and facility
- Must pass Driver Safety, CPR, First aid and CPI
Required Background Check:
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
frequently required to climb stairs.
The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 20
Must be able to drive a 12 passenger van and/or a handicap
Must have a normal range of eyesight with or without corrective
Must have a normal range of hearing with or without corrective
Must be able to climb in and out of vehicles.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Requires acceptable CORI results according to Bridgewell
- Bridgewell is committed to creating a diverse environment and
is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or
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