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Bus/Van Driver (Casual) - Magnolia Gardens


POSTED
19 January 2023


LOCATION
Langley, BC

Magnolia Gardens, in Langley, is part of the Bria Communities family, a private, locally-owned group of retirement living residences in Langley and Tsawwassen. We offer two supportive options where seniors enjoy lives enriched with purpose, friendship and happiness—independent living and long-term BriaCare™ Centres. Our mission is to work together to create safe and vibrant communities where choices are valued and seniors live active and purposeful lives.



Role Summary 

Reporting to the Recreation Manager, the Van/Bus Driver, who also acts as a Recreation Assistant is primarily responsible for providing safe, comfortable and enjoyable rides for the convenience of the resident to attend to personal appointments and larger bus outings , promote continued independence and maintain residents’ connection to the community.

Wage: $22.30 to start, after 465 hours the rate will increase to $23.50


Key Responsibilities

  • Daily Van inspection (start and finish of each shift)
  • Ensure the safe and timely loading and unloading of each resident
  • Ensure walkers and/or Wheelchairs are safely loaded and secured in the van 
  • Punctual for pick up and drop off times for residents
  • Collaborating with the Recreation Manager/ Reception on organizing time & schedule of trips for each resident.
  • Prioritize trips that are efficient and take into consideration gas mileage.
  • Responsible for conducting pre and post inspections  pressure of tires, gas fill up and regular maintenance of the Van/ Bus
  • Ensure that all maintenance paperwork is maintained and kept in the glove box of the Van/ Bus
  • Companionship for the residents
  • Maintain upbeat and professional personality
  • Represent Bria Communities as an Ambassador when out within the community.
  • Other recreational assistant duties as required and/or assigned by the Recreation Manager for events and other programs for our residents


Education & Experience

  • Class 4 Unrestricted driving abstract
  • Previous Courtesy Van/Bus Shuttle driver (preferred)
  • Previous experience in a senior living environment is an asset


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Clear driving abstract
  • Customer service focused
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to use Google Suite including Gmail and Google Calendar
  • Ability to adapt and change on short notice
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Familiar & comfortable with google calendars, maps and i-phones
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 10lbs-15lbs



Perks

  • Team Building Events throughout the year
  • Bria Summer Family BBQ & Bria Holiday Party
  • Club 16 / She’s Fit Gym Corporate Discount Rate
  • PNE / Playland Company Discount Code
  • Sun Run & BMO Marathon Company sponsored
  • Perkopolis
  • Free Onsite annual Flu-Shot

Bria Communities Gives Back!
Our mission is to work together to create safe and vibrant communities where choices are valued, and seniors live active and purposeful lives. This mission also applies to our work in the larger community, where we seek to encourage, educate and enhance the lives of seniors who call Metro Vancouver home.                          

If you love interacting with and getting to know seniors, have exemplary customer service skills and really want to make a difference in the lives of our residents, we want to hear from you.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your education and experience has prepared you for this position. 

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