Driver (CDL), The Gathering Place Drop-In Center
The Gathering Place is a Drop-In Center in Brooklyn serving 75 homeless men and women 18 years and older. The Center is open from 6am to 8:30pm / 7-days-a-week and provides a safe, sanitary, and stable alternative to the street. The Center's goal is to re-connect clients to treatment services and assist in their transition to temporary shelter and/or permanent housing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to operate a variety of company vehicles, such as passenger vans and small buses to safely transport passengers such as clients.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Sufficient education and technical expertise: to comprehend written and oral instructions (work orders); to accomplish tasks; and to document accomplished tasks.
Must have valid New York State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) – Class A, B, or C with passenger endorsement.
Employees must maintain the appropriate driver’s license for the duration of their employment.
Must complete NYS Approved Defensive Driving Classes every 3 years.
Must take Refresher Computerized Defensive Driver class.
Must remain insurable based on CAMBA’s point system throughout the duration of employment.
If required to drive 15 passenger vans, must score at least 80% on computerized 15 passenger van improvement test every year.
If required to drive 15 or more passenger vehicles, must pass an observed Van Road Test.