DSP&S Mobility Driver (Part-Time)
Under general supervision, provides on-campus transportation to students with mobility-related disabilities; and performs related duties as assigned.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
- Provides full access to college campus for students with mobility impairments by driving a mobility cart over determined routes based on a daily schedule.
- Assists with, prints and follows daily transportation schedules; arranges student pickup/delivery schedules to ensure consistency with student class schedules; ensures timely pickup and delivery of students, enabling access to classes, meetings and college resources; prepares transportation reports.
- Loads and unloads students on/off mobility cart; assists students in wheelchairs to access the vehicle; uses seatbelts and other safety equipment; ties down wheelchairs; adheres to appropriate sections of the California Education Code and Motor Vehicle Code when transporting students and supplies.
- Assists the department and its testing center by delivering examinations and other material, as directed.
- Inspects vehicle to ensure readiness for safe operation; cleans and performs basic maintenance on the mobility cart.
- Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of historically minoritized groups and participates in professional development activities to increase cultural competency to enhance equity-minded practices within the District.
- May assist in the training of new drivers.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- All District and FCC campus buildings and other facilities, the locations of classrooms, offices, meeting rooms and student services, and the safest, most efficient driving routes to reach each location.
- Operation and basic maintenance of a modified multi-passenger golf cart.
- Proper care and handling of students with mobility disabilities.
- Safe driving methods and safety standards/procedures related to assigned duties.
- Applicable sections of the California Motor Vehicle Code and the Education Code.
Skills and Abilities to:
- Inspect and safely operate the District's mobility cart.
- Assist, load, secure, transport and offload disabled students in a safe, thoughtful, caring and effective manner.
- Accurately follow transportation schedules and routes.
- Understand and apply District and college policies and procedures.
- Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
- Operate a computer and use standard business software.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and at least one year of driving, working with the public and working with individuals with disabilities; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance program.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this class, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel and operate objects, tools and controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve basic problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; work under deadlines with interruptions; and interact with students, college/District staff and the public.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee works near moving mechanical parts and equipment in outdoor weather conditions; works in traffic; and may be exposed to extreme heat and moderately cold weather. The noise level is moderately noisy.
The employee may be required to travel to locations other than assigned work site and to adjust to work schedule changes and requirements to work overtime.
All SCCCD employees will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. To learn more about this requirement, visit the Vaccine Mandate information page or go to www.scccd.edu.
To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through our web site at http://www.schooljobs.com/careers/scccd . Please attach to your application a copy of your DMV report or your application will be considered incomplete. Resumes may also be uploaded but cannot be used in place of a completed application.
ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Personnel Commission staff will not upload your documents for you. The State Center Community College District does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW AND ASSESSMENTS
The application review process includes an evaluation of training and experience based on given application information and answers to supplemental questionnaire. Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the assessment process.
The assessment process will include a performance assessment (100% weight). Of those who pass the minimum qualifications review, only the most qualified candidates will be invited to the performance assessment. Passing score is 75% out of 100%.
ASSESSMENT TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022 .
The assessment process / assessment date is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email to the address listed on your application.
Candidates who attain a passing score on each part of the assessment will be placed in rank order on a Fresno City College Open-Competitive List. Using the same process, a separate Promotional List will be established and both Lists will be used concurrently. Unless otherwise indicated, the eligibility list will be used to fill current part-time vacancies in this classification at Fresno City College for at least six months.
PASSING THE ASSESSMENTS AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBILITY LIST DO NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the State Center Community College District Personnel Commission Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
State Center Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined by law. We are a Title V employer.
Full-time permanent positions provide an attractive benefit package which includes health, dental and vision coverage for the employee and eligible dependents, as well as life insurance and disability coverage for employees.Part-time positions are paid hourly, with limited benefits. For a detailed list of benefits, visit our benefits page .
Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 11:59 PM Pacific