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Older Adult Center (OAC) Transportation Coordinator 

Sunnyside Community Services is searching for a Transportation Coordinator who will supervise and monitor the transportation needs of SCS and our Center for Active Older Adults.

Responsibilities 

  • Learn and adhere to DFTA and DOT standards and requirements for transportation needs of the Center for Active Older Adults and the organization.   
  • Supervise and monitor the ID scanning process, as well as the electronic and paper tracking of all program activities with volunteers and staff.   
  • Conduct intakes for new and ongoing registrations of transportation clients and assist with other membership registrations.   
  • Maintain and respect confidentiality regarding members and donations. 
  • Monitor transportation and trip activity scanning; monitor daily transportation activities. 
  • Manage databases with Peer Place, Speedway, DOT, and other relevant sites. 
  • Tally daily units and prepare daily and monthly activity logs and reports. Ensure internal consistency and accuracy. 
  • Assist in coordination of activities at the Center for Active Older Adults as needed.  
  • Prepare timesheets for all drivers and maintain files on all administrative activities regarding transportation and transportation intakes. 
  • Oversee all transportation needs for older adults and program-related activities. 
  • Responsible for tracking and keeping current all credentials of drivers. 
  • Responsible for supervision of all drivers and proper documentation of incidents and/or complaints. 
  • Responsible for all transportation equipment needs, maintenance, registrations, repairs, permits, and any other vehicle needs.  
  • Maintain clear records of all routes, contributions, and registrations for transportation services. 
  • Conduct trainings on driver safety and emergency procedures. 

Qualifications 

  • Associate’s degree in office management or equivalent experience.  
  • CPR certification required within 3 months of employment. 
  • Employee must possess a valid driver's license issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. 
  • At least three years of driving experience.  
  • No convictions for driving while intoxicated.
  • No moving violations in the past two years. 
  • May be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, as well as at random, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident drug and alcohol tests. 
  • Must provide a DMV-issued driving abstract every year. 
  • Ability to operate a van or small bus. 
  • At least two years of customer service and/or administrative experience. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, volunteers, and participants.  
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Self-motivated. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to attend special certification trainings as needed (i.e. special needs assistance training, defensive driving, CPR, First Aid, etc.) 
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel. 
  • Bilingual: English/ Spanish preferred.  

Physical Requirements 
Driving, bending, sitting, stooping, standing, and lifting. Ability to carry or move moderate-sized objects (40-60 lbs.). Must have vision of 20/40 or better. 

Working Environment 
Work is performed inside/outside in all types of weather conditions. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. 

Job Classification:  Non-Exempt/Full-Time                                   

Reports to: OAC Director 

Benefits Package 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance 
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution 
  • Flexible spending account and transit program 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • 20 days of paid vacation per year 
  • 12 paid holidays 
  • 12 paid sick days per year 
  • 5 personal/floating days 
  • Life insurance 
  • Long-term disability 

How to Apply 
Send cover letter and resume to mvitale@scsny.org or fax to 718-784-7266, Attn: Melissa Vitale. Please indicate “Older Adult Center Transportation Coordinator” in the email or fax subject line.   

Please Note: If hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  

About Sunnyside Community Services
Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is a multi-service, community-based organization providing a broad range of services to approximately 16,000 people of each year. Our services include: pre-kindergarten and after school programs; college prep and career programs for teens and young adults; supports for immigrants; a vibrant senior center, dedicated home care services, support and assistance for family caregivers, and social adult day program for people with cognitive and physical impairments.    

Our Mission 
We enrich lives and strengthen communities through services and engagement for individuals at all ages, beginning with those most in need. 

Our Vision 
Sunnyside Community Services envisions diverse, inclusive, and caring communities where all people thrive and reach their fullest potential.  Please visit our website at: www.scsny.org. 

All positions at Sunnyside Community Services are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.

Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Employer. 

Location: 

Sunnyside Community Services

Post date: 

October 27, 2022


Sunnyside Community Center


We enrich lives and strengthen communities through services and engagement for individuals at all ages, beginning with those most in need.