Job Description

  • Category
    Transportation
    Specific Schedule
    Tues-Sat, 2pm - 8:30pm, including holidays
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Location
    Village Center
    Min
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Max
    USD $12.10/Hr.
  • Job Summary

    Friendship Village Tempe is seeking a part-time Tram Driver for work in the afternoons: 2:00pm to 8:30pm.

    Summary:

    • Provide on-campus tram transportation and assist residents as required. This position provides exceptional customer service and the ability to anticipate resident needs.
    • Provide scheduled and unscheduled on-campus transportation for meals and other activities.
    • Communicate and interact effectively and tactfully with residents, visitors, families, peers, and supervisors.
    • Perform any other duties or assume any other responsibilities as directed by the Manager, or as necessary to perform this job.
    • Must be able to use handheld radio equipment.

    Education & Experience

    • A current, valid State of Arizona Driver’s License.
    • Must have good driving record.
    • Flow of work and types of duties require flexibility and normal mental and visual demand much of the time and constant attention to driving at all times.
    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
    • At least 21 years of age.
    • Must be able to deal tactfully with residents, family members, visitors, and the general public and to work harmoniously with other staff members.
    • Able to compute basic mathematical equations.
    • Basic Microsoft office skills.

    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

    • Moderate physical effort involving lifting up to 50lbs on an occasional basis.
    • Must be capable of sitting for long periods of time.
    • Must be capable of working in the extreme heat during the summer months.
    • May be exposed to the elements of weather (heat, cold, rain, dust, noise, fumes), unsanitary conditions and a variety of toxic chemicals.
    • Must be flexible to meet resident needs for tram transportation services.
    • Schedule should be flexible to accommodate holidays, weekends and evenings.
    • Flow of work and type of duties require flexibility and normal mental and visual demands much of the time.

    Employee Benefits:

    At Friendship Village Tempe, we truly value our employees. We offer part-time employees a benefits package including:

    • 403B Retirement Savings Plan – Employer Match (must work 20 hours/wk)
    • Opportunities for Advancement
    • Competitive Pay
    • Direct Deposit
    • Employee Referral Bonus
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off/Vacation
    • Educational Grant Program (must work 15 hours/wk)
    • Employee Discounts
    • Employee Wellness Program and Gym On-site
    • Discounted Employee Meals
    • Discounted Bus Passes
    • Emergency Loan Program
    • Employee Events
    • Employee Recognition Programs
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Trip Reduction Program
    • Leave of Absence Policy
    • Paid Bereavement Leave
    • Military Time Off

    Hospitality Focus:

    Friendship Village Tempe fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

    • We greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
    • We treat everyone with courteous respect.
    • We strive to anticipate resident, employee and guest needs and act accordingly.
    • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
    • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
    • We embrace and value our differences.
    • We make residents, employees and guests feel important.
    • We ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
    • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
    • We pay attention to details.

    Reputation:

    Friendship Village is a place employees can wake up happy to come to work each day. We take pride in our exceptional culture of family and hospitality.

    We hold a 4.4 star rating on Glassdoor.

    We also have a 4.0 star rating on Indeed.

    Medicare.gov has awarded us a 5 star rating

    (Source: https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html)

    Our staff and residents rate us 4.6 stars on Facebook.

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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