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CITY OF LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS

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Posting Date Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Closing Date

Monday, May 16, 2022

Department Department of Public Health (Elder Services)
Job Title Senior Center Driver
Vacancies

One (1) Part-time, up to 18 hours per week

Work Hours TBD
Salary/Hourly

$25 Per Hour

Overview

The Director of Elder Services seeks a capable, safety-minded driver to assist with transportation of Lynn residents sixty years of age plus to and from the soon to be established Lynn Senior Center. The Senior Center Driver will be a self-starter who can thrive in a fast-paced environment, have an excellent driving record, and solid interpersonal skills.

Duties and Qualifications
  • Ability to safely operate a fifteen-passenger van for the purpose of escorting Senior Center participants to and from the facility.
  • Ability to follow a routing schedule and navigate roadways efficiently;
  • Making safety checks of all operating equipment; reporting any van malfunctions to the supervisor for the purpose of repair.
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving associated with loading and unloading wheelchair-bound passengers;
  • Keeping accurate records of passengers conveyed;
  • Report accidents or incidents, of any nature, relative to vans or passengers.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred, along with 1-2 years of experience in transportation.
  • Experience with 60+ population highly valued. 
  • Good social, interpersonal, listening, observation, and oral communication skills. 
  • Patient, flexible, and dependable attitude required.
  • Valid Massachusetts Drivers’ License and excellent driving record, as verified through the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles
  • Strong familiarity with City of Lynn streets.
  • May, from time to time, be asked to assist Director and Senior Center staff with activities and projects.
  • Bilingual/bicultural candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

    *City residency required within six months of hire.

How To Apply

A completed application, can be submitted via:

- Email (personnel@lynnma.gov)
- Regular Post
- The Lynn City Hall Dropbox at the Johnson Street City Hall Entrance
- In-Person at the Personnel Department, Room 307 in Lynn City Hall

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.
Email Subject
Job Title
“Senior Center Driver"
Closing Date

Monday, May 16, 2022

 
* The Lynn City Council has approved a home rule petition to the Massachusetts Legislature that would amend the Lynn City Charter to remove this residency requirement but affirm preference in hiring for Lynn residents.
 
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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