Goochland Powhatan Community Services Board   GOOCHLAND, VA   Part-time     Transportation
Posted on June 11, 2024
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Goochland Powhatan Community Services is seeking a part time driver to transport individuals to and from the Pathways program.

Must be able to work evening hours and Saturday hours starting in July.

A valid VA Driver’s License w/good driving record, pre-employment drug screening, and criminal background check required.

Call 804-556-5400 or visit for job description and application. $18/hour.

Open until filled. EOE.



Under supervision of the program Supervisor, this position provides transportation to
consumers as assigned, to and from the Community Services program at the Goochland
location. The drivers are responsible for providing safe and efficient transportation services,
maintaining the cleanliness of their assigned vehicle, and performing general maintenance
on the vehicles.
• Provide transportation to assigned consumers based on daily logistic sheets to and from
Community Services program, typically in a program provided van.
• Perform a daily safety inspection of vehicle prior to departure.
• Complete required reports, forms and other documentation as required.
• Report any behavior issues with a consumer.
• To perform other assigned duties as necessary within established policy and
High School Diploma or GED
Must have at least 1 year of driving experience.
Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license
 Must submit to pre-hire criminal background check
Must submit pre-hire drug screening
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• Knowledge of vehicle operations and general maintenance.
• Knowledge of Goochland, Powhatan, and surrounding areas to plan effective routes in
planning the pick-up and return for the assigned consumers.
• Knowledge of consumers with intellectual, developmental, and mental disabilities and
behavioral situations.
• Knowledge of Goochland Powhatan Community Services policies and procedures.
• Ability to operate a vehicle safely.
• Ability to read maps and follow written instructions and directions.
• Ability to assist consumers in getting into or out of vehicles, assisting with connecting
seat belts and securing wheelchairs.
• Ability to tolerate verbal and possible physical abuse while maintaining a professional
• Ability to handle emergency situations without direct supervision.
• Ability to have patience with consumers and consumer’s family members or guardians.
• Ability to communicate with consumers and consumer’s family members or guardians.
• Ability to complete required training including Crisis Intervention/Emergency Behavior
Support and in-service First Aid and CPR training.
• Ability to work under pressure; meet inflexible deadlines; set priorities; and deal
diplomatically with difficult individuals.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of consumer’s information
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the
essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known
limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer
undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
Work environment will typically include exposure to road hazards usually experience in
driving in rural, county surroundings, interstate highway driving, including exposure to
weather and temperature extremes that may affect driving conditions as well as walking to
assist passengers. May involve exposure to aggressive verbal and physical behavior, and
exposure to infectious diseases from others.
Driving: 95%; Sitting: 3%; Standing/Walking: 2%
Average Weight Required to lift or carry at any one time: 20-40 pounds for brief periods of
time. May have to provide support to consumers in getting in or out of vehicle