Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

At Area 10 you can use your talents to make a difference in the community and gain valuable experience at the same time. We are currently seeking applicants for the positions listed below. Please contact us at (812) 876-3383 for additional information.

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Public Transit Driver

Full-Part Time Starting pay-$11/hr.
This position reports directly to Dispatcher with access to the Assistant Transit Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Safe transportation of passengers in agency vehicles. Routes will be designated, most of which are diversified in nature because they are demand-responsive and include door-to-door service for patrons as assigned through the Dispatcher.
  • Assistance of passengers including individuals confined to wheelchairs.
  • Maintenance of records for the program including collecting and recording of data, filling out appropriate forms.
  • Routine inspection and basic maintenance of vehicles (i.e., checking oil and gas levels, maintaining proper tire pressure, washing vehicles, etc.), reporting any problems with the vehicle and keeping the vehicle clean at all times.
  • Collection of and accounting for fares and donations, sale of tickets and passes and handling of these monies and daily deposit of funds.
  • Successful completion of training including First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens, Defensive Driving, Passenger Assistance Techniques, Safety, and Sensitivity Training with disabilities, Drug and Alcohol Awareness.
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with passengers and staff.
  • Promote public transit services and increase passenger trips.
  • Abide by all FCC rules regarding radio communication.
  • Performance of other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications:

Commercial Drivers License, Class C or above, with passenger endorsement may be required. Able to assume the job responsibilities outlined above. Demonstrated vehicle driving skills, safe driving record, good physical condition, no criminal convictions. Satisfactory physical exams and drug and alcohol testing required as a condition of employment.

Characteristics:

Important personality traits are cooperation, loyalty, dependability, safety-mindedness, politeness and ability to work without direct supervision. Also necessary are a neat appearance and respectful demeanor.

ADRC Administrative Assistant

TITLE:

Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Administrative Assistant

DESCRIPTION:

This position helps Area 10 achieve its mission by supporting the successful operation of the ADRC. This position reports to the ADRC Team Leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide Medicaid application assistance and weekly follow-up with individuals in ADRC intake process
  2. Administer Area 10’s Mobility Equipment program including: accepting donations, organizing storage shed, getting forms signed, and maintaining reports on pieces of equipment dispensed to numbers of individuals
  3. Assist ADRC Options Counselors with making follow-up calls and other correspondence as needed
  4. Maintain supply of Area 10 Welcome Packets for use by ADRC intake staff and Care Managers
  5. Assist with updating the ADRC database of community resources
  6. Serve as fill-in for Area 10 receptionist, as needed
  7. Perform other duties as assigned by the ADRC Team Leader

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be organized, dependable, computer literate, and an excellent communicator who is comfortable on the phone.  Must excel at working independently and collaboratively. Proficiency in Office Suite.

CHARACTERISTICS:

Interacts with individuals in a respectful and compassionate manner with a commitment to providing excellent service. 

Education/experience requirements:

Associate’s degree in Human Services or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Area 10 Agency on Aging shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment with respect to hire, tenure, terms, conditions or privileges of employment or any matter related directly or indirectly to employment because of race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, disability, gender identity, or expression, pregnancy, national origin or ancestry. Area 10 Agency on Aging complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, as applicable, and all other non-discrimination regulations of the U.S. Government.