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Job Posting

Position: Maintenance/Driver
Reports To: OAP Director
Department: Older American Program f(OAP)

Job Purpose: Performs basic and routine maintenance and custodial duties for the OAP. Drives to various destinations to deliver meals for homebound participants, errands, field trips, and center activities. Ensures safety by adhering to established department policies, procedures, and regulations.

Job Duties:
• Maintains program buildings by performing routine painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, and other related maintenance activities using hand tools.
• Maintains and performs minor maintenance on facilities including replacement of light fixtures and air filters, painting and graffiti removal, repair of plumbing fixtures, furnace and A/C filter changes.
• Notifies management concerning needs of major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, ventilating and equipment.
• Maintains logs and records of work performed and materials and equipment used.
• Maintains parking areas and grounds, including plant care, litter control, snow removal, etc.
• Loads and unloads heavy materials needed for assisting cooks in kitchen.
• Performs general maintenance, custodial and trash removal tasks as needed.
• Observes all designated speed limits and driving laws while operating vehicles.
• Verifies drop off meal sites for participants.
• Exhibits cooperation, courtesy, and a positive attitude toward the public, with elders and staff.
• Drives vehicles in all weather conditions.
• Ensures that all vehicles are maintained in a safe operating condition.
• Schedules routine vehicle maintenance including oil changes, brake inspection, wheel alignments, and reports problems or repairs as needed.
• Performs preventative pre-trip and post-trip inspections on vehicles and keeps records of mileage.
• Follows proper procedures and policies in a timely manner. Observes and follows all policies and procedures set forth by supervisor.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of the methods and practices used in preventive maintenance and repair work.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
• Skill in the use of cleaning tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.
• Ability to learn the methods of cleaning and caring for buildings, grounds, and equipment.
• Ability to work flexible hours including occasional weekends.
• Knowledge of rules of the road and road signage.
• Knowledge of the community and surrounding areas.
• Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of the elderly.
• Ability to drive safely and efficiently.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to respond to and remain calm in emergency or crisis situations.
• Ability to exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to interact and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Work Environment:
• Work is performed indoors, outdoors, and in an automobile or passenger van.
• Exposure to exhaust and gas fumes may occur when driving or monitoring the automobile or van.
• Exposure to outdoor weather conditions.
• Travel within and outside of the area is required.
• Noise level is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
• Must be able to sit for up to 6 hours per day while driving.
• Uses back, arms, hands when opening doors.
• Must be able to use long range vision while operating vehicles.
• Position requires frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:
 High School Diploma/GED required
 Six months to one year related work experience.
▪ Valid Oklahoma driver’s license with ability to meet Seminole Nation liability insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance.
▪ Must be able to pass background check, with no prior convictions and/or felonies.
▪ Must be able to comply with the Seminole Nation Drug Free Workplace policies.

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