Driver

US-IL-Itasca
1 month ago
ID
2017-1227
# of Openings Remaining
2
Category
Transportation
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Are you looking to make a difference? Team up with Gift of Hope!

 

Gift of Hope is dedicated to coordinating organ and tissue donation in the northern three-quarters of Illinois and NW Indiana. Our goal is to provide the highest quality service to families and hospitals as we strive to fulfill our mission of saving and enhancing the lives of as many people as possible through organ and tissue donation.

Responsibilities

The following essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

  • Support Gift of Hope’s mission, vision, and values; adhere to its policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position
  • Work assigned schedule to provide 24-hour department coverage
  • Provide emergency and non-emergency ground transportation for organ and tissue recovery departments including human organs, blood and tissue samples,  tissue team, and organ department staff, and external organ procurement teams
  • Perform property related duties such as
    • conducting building security and safety tours
    • escorting employees to personal vehicles
    • light bulb replacement
    • restocking  bathroom  and lunchroom supplies
    • monitoring salt level in water softener
    • monitoring alarm panel for generator
    • some landscaping duties
    •  trash removal

    • maintenance of exercise equipment

    • snow removal
    • fire extinguisher inspections
    • flushing drains
    • monitoring alarm panel for dionized water tank
    • Keep all Gift of Hope vehicles clean and in proper working condition; report problems immediately to the supervisor
    • Drive vehicles to commercial garage for periodic servicing
    • Comple and submit a daily Vehicle Maintenance Checklist for each vehicle
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Wednesday thru Sunday 2:00am - 10 am  

Qualifications

The following identifies the minimum education and training required to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent  
  • Normal office environment
  • Work weekends and other hours outside regular office hours
  • Driving Gift of Hope vehicles approximately 7-8 hours per trip for trips within Gift of Hope’s service area (northern 2/3 of Illinois and Lake County, Indiana)
  • Some exposure to adverse weather
  • Some exposure to adverse road conditions

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