• Transportation Concierge

    The Conkling Center
    Job Description
    The Conkling Center Inc. is a not-for-profit operating foundation whose Mission is to enhance the quality of life of seniors in the community directly and indirectly, by providing services, programs, and opportunities to meet their ever-changing needs.  The Transportation Concierge functions as a representative of the foundation and is responsible for assisting in the promotion and achievement of this mission.
    Qualifications for the Transportation Concierge
    The Transportation Concierge should have a strong interest in working and communicating with the Senior Community.  They must be organized, flexible, task oriented and a problem solver. 
    The Transportation Concierge must have the self-confidence and a strong work ethic to work independently while transporting seniors throughout the community.     
    • Highest level of personal and professional integrity
    • Positive attitude, enthusiasm and energy
    • Strong customer orientation to seniors in the community
    • Be able to work alone with maximum accountability
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Confidentiality
    • Outgoing pleasant personality
    • Self-starter
    • Skilled at networking and relationship building
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Be able to evaluate programs and make recommendations
    • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
    • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours to meet the program’s needs
    • Team player who can collaborate with the organization and community
    • Be able to lift and push wheelchairs as appropriate and required
    • Be able to travel periodically to conferences, meetings, and seminars
    • Pass random Drug/Alcohol testing as required
    • New York State License and Driving Record in Good Standing
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Transport seniors 55+ to medical appointments, treatment facilities, pharmacies, grocery stores, banks, social events and other locations deemed appropriate.
    • Assist seniors door-to-door with packages, wheelchairs, etc.
    • Assist seniors with loading and unloading wheelchairs.
    • Assure the proper and secure positioning of wheelchairs.
    • Observe safety measures when assisting seniors in and out of the vehicle.
    • Complete all required and necessary paperwork such as; information applications, daily rider log forms, daily vehicle inspection forms, COVID-19 related logs etc.
    • Inspect the vehicle daily prior to leaving office and complete form.
    • Assure vehicle maintenance, including gas, oil changes, tire rotation and routine maintenance is up-to-date.
    • Report vehicle maintenance needs to the Transportation Coordinator.
    • Assure all riders are wearing seat belts at all times.
    • Keeps vehicle safe and clean, and free of clutter.
    • Drive responsibly and cautiously.
    • Dress per required dress code.
    • Attend trainings for Defensive Driving, First Aid and CPR, etc.
    • Address all other required and appropriate transportation related items.
    • Report all concerns, suggestions, and recommendations to the Transportation Coordinator.
    • Work cooperatively with the Executive Director and fellow employees to assure smooth operation of the transportation program/service.
    • Follow Personnel Policies.
    • All other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Executive Director and/or the Transportation Coordinator.
    The Transportation Concierge reports directly to the Executive Director of The Conkling Center Inc. Daily check-in will be with the Transportation Coordinator.
    The Conkling Center Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, or physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law or related to job requirements.
    If interested in this position, please contact The Conkling Center's Executive Director Joan Tarantino at jtarantino@theconklingcenter.org.
    February 2021
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