Job Description

Category
Transportation
Specific Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday, 2pm-8:30pm, including holidays
Type
Regular Part-Time
Location
Village Center
Min
USD $12.00/Hr.
Max
USD $13.20/Hr.

Job Summary

Join our award-winning team. Friendship Village Tempe is managed by Life Care Services, voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction among senior living communities by JD Power!

Friendship Village is seeking a part-time Tram Driver.

Schedule: 2pm to 8:30pm, Tue-Sat, including holidays

Starting Pay: $12 to 13.20 per hour, based on experience

Summary:

  • 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 clean 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.
  • 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 50 lbs. 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.

Our Mission

Friendship Village Tempe lives our life-care promise in a community where residents and staff are engaged in enjoying life as one.

Our Vision

To be known as the leading retirement community that embraces individuality while delivering an innovative and compassionate environment in which we live and work.

Our Core Values

  • We interact honestly and fairly, with integrity and openness.
  • We intentionally respect and embrace the perspective of each individual.
  • We are passionate about consistently delivering exceptional service.
  • We are innovative and creative leaders.
  • We work together to cultivate meaningful relationships.

Our 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 4.5 star rating on Glassdoor.

We have a 4.0 star rating on Indeed.

Medicare.gov has awarded us a 5 star rating.

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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