Transit Driver & Food Service Coordinator – MIFA

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MIFA’s mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs. Our vision: Uniting the community through service. Our values are to welcome and respect all people, act with integrity, value individual initiative and ability, serve individuals and the community as an act of faith, and balance humanitarian goals with sound business practices.

Job Announcement:  Transit Driver

Job title: Transit Driver                                              Reports To: Transit Program Manager 

Compensation level: Service C                                  Part-time: 25 hrs. wk Exempt                             Opening date: August 11, 2016                                 Closing date:  August 24, 2016

To apply

Mail or forward resume or application to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. prior to the closing date.  No phone calls, please.

 

Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  2. Six months experience working in a transportation or social service environment.
  3. Possession of Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License with P Endorsement (DOT Physical required by Department of Transportation).

Major Responsibility and Related Activities

Major Responsibilities: Provide client transportation to and from various appointments. This may include doctor appointments, grocery shopping, and activities to support and maintain other self-sufficiency.

  1. Drive a vehicle that is consistent with qualifications of your driver’s license
  2. Provide safe and reliable transportation for MIFA clients
  3. Assist Wheelchair or Ambulatory Clients
  4. Manage the operation of vehicles that is Wheelchair lift equipped
  5. Provide door-to-door, courteous, and professional service to clients

Major Responsibilities: Collect and report collections of daily transit donations and mileage.

  1. Follow MIFA Transit Donation Procedure properly when handling donations
  2. Keep accurate records of mileage logs and units of service
  3. Report all maintenance needs to Transit Manager immediately
  4. Keep MIFA vehicle full of fuel so clients will be transported on time
  5. Report all accidents and incidents to Dispatcher immediately upon occurrence
  6. Maintain safety and order on MIFA vehicle at all times
  7. Fill out Vehicle Inspection Report and Mileage Logs daily and report any problems to the Fleet Assistant or Transit Director
  8. Maintain a professional/customer service attitude at all times

Other Job Tasks

  1. Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, with sensitivity to civic & cultural issues.
  2. Ability to read a map book, schedule and to follow directions.
  3. Ability to operate wheelchair lift equipped vehicles and to assist clients who use wheelchairs.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients.
  5. Knowledge of Shelby County.
  6. Ability to keep accurate records such as Mileage Logs, Timesheets, Schedule, etc.
  7. Ability to lift 75 pounds.

Other duties assigned to meet goals of the department.

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Reports to

Transit Program Manager, Part-Time (25 hours per week)/ Non-Exempt Starting Rate $11.25 per hour     

 Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

 


Job Announcement:  Food Service Coordinator

Job title: Food Service Coordinator

Compensation Level: Service A

Part-time (17.5 hours per week)/Non-Exempt Starting Rate $8.30 per hour

Reports to:  Client Assessment Supervisor

Opening date:  August 11, 2016

Closing date: August 24, 2016

To apply

Mail or forward resume or application to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. prior to the closing date.  No phone calls, please.

 Position summary

Facilitate and coordinate the servicing and delivery of the meals at congregate sites including set-up and clean-up of the facility.

Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  2. 6 months of some combination of food service or customer service experience
  3. Ability to complete clerical duties on schedule with little or no supervision

Major Responsibilities and related activities

  1. Coordinate activities required to ensure the distribution and record of meals served at MIFA’s congregate meal sites
  2. Responsible for proper serving of food to congregate meals participants
  3. Responsible for food safe temperature guidelines in accordance with Health Department
  4. Verifies that food received aligns with the approved menu
  5. Maintain an accurate roster of clients served
  6. Enroll new clients at site and forward information to Client Assessment Supervisor for meal approval
  7. Maintain accurate site records. (Monthly & Weekly)
  8. Notify the Client Assessment Supervisor of any emergencies
  9. Coordinate meal service and clean-up
  10. Train and monitor meals volunteers, as needed, while serving meals to clients
  11. Clean and sanitize work and storage area daily

Other Responsibilities

  1. Attend staff training workshops.
  2. Participate in training sessions designed to improve job-related skills in food handling, volunteer recruitment, and record maintenance.
  3. Assist in outreach and nutrition education programs as needed. Other duties assigned to meet goals of the department.
  4. Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, with sensitivity to civic & cultural issues.
  5. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions
  6. Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly.
  7. Possess good people skills

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.


MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

MIFA employment guidelines:

MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.

MIFA is a non-smoking facility.

Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.

Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.

Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.

Our vision: Uniting the community through service.
Our mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs.

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