ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT/PASSENGER VEHICLE OPERATOR

Recruitment #21-110-2058

Job Description

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is a team of talented professionals, driven by results and customer relationships, and committed to excellence. The effective delivery of programs and community services can provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Be a part of something that matters!

PRCS- Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs

PRCS is seeking an Activities Assistant/Passenger Vehicle Operator to join our team at the Leesburg Adult Day Center (ADC) in Leesburg, VA. If you enjoy interacting with the 60+ population, then this could be the position you've been looking for. Reporting to the ADC Manager, top priorities for this position include leading one-on-one and group activities for cognitively and physically impaired older adults, assisting clients with personal care needs (mealtime, walking, dressing, toileting), and driving an 18 passenger bus to provide transportation to/from clients' homes and on outings.

Successful candidates will:

  • Have some familiarity with automated systems
  • Strive to exceed expectations, focus on customer service, and foster relationships with positive and effective communication
  • Maintain vehicle records and reports

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Job Requirements

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and one year related experience
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Hold a valid Commercial Driver's License or obtain license within 6 months of hire

Special Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Six months experience (activities/personal care) with seniors or special needs population
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR
  • Current Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class C, Passenger Endorsement

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will:

  • Undergo criminal background and DMV record checks
  • Negative TB test result within 30 days prior to beginning work and annually
  • Will have and maintain a valid driver's license and will undergo a DMV check annually
  • Will have or obtain a CDL learner's permit within 3 months and license within 6 months of hire
  • Complete 40-hour PCA (Personal Care Assistant) course within 60 days of hire
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Certification within 60 days of hire
  • Will comply with the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program as outlined by Loudoun County's Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Policy for Transportation Employees
  • Undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening

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