Driver in Redding, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/26/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Meadow Ridge is the premier life care retirement community in Fairfield County, located on 136 acres in beautiful Redding, Connecticut.

In this unique and enriching environment, we offer Independent and Assisted Living apartment homes, as well as a skilled Health Center where we provide our residents with quality care and services.

The on-site Health Center at Meadow Ridge in Redding, Connecticut is a certified facility providing skilled nursing for short-term rehabilitation and long-term care.

Meadow Ridge is currently seeking Drivers.

Drivers are responsible for transporting Meadow Ridge Residents (generally within a 15-mile radius of Redding, CT) to and from local activities and appointments.  Common duties and responsibilities include:

  • Arrive at scheduled appointments on time and promptly.
  • Research and plan for traffic, construction, and weather delays by using navigation apps to determine the best route.
  • Remain in close contact with the Supervisor as pick-ups and drop-offs may change throughout the day.
  • Always interact with our Residents and their Families with patience and in a professional and caring manner.
  • If necessary, monitor residents needs to ambulate and help.
  • Ensure the vehicle is always fueled and ready for use.
  • Alert the Supervisor if repairs are needed to ensure it is in safe, working order.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding residents, staff, and the community.
  • Participate in in-service training as required by state regulations.

Flexible work schedules with immediate opening for part-time or per diem drivers, specifically, weekends.

$2000 Sign-On Bonus Full-time Driver - $500 paid after completion of 30 and 60 days; $1000 paid after 90 days

$500 Sign-On Bonus Part-time Drivers  $125 paid after completion of 30 and 60 days; $250 paid after 90 days

Job Requirements

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License:
    • Class D with F Endorsement
    • Preferably, Class B or C (Commercial Driver’s License) with P Endorsement