Wheelchair Transport Driver

Posted Date 5 months ago(12/6/2023 3:05 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood Transportation Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Monday through Friday, approximately 9am - 6pm
Based on years of experience, starting at $35,000


Based on years of experience, starting at $35,000


l Elderwood Transportation is seeking an eager Full Time Transportation Driver to join our team! Valid New York Class A, B, OR C (CDL) License with passenger endorsement.


  As we work to build our team - we are seeking dependable and responsible individuals who can work with our residences by safely transporting and transferring incoming admissions via our Elderwood Senior Care vehicles from hospitals to any of      the Elderwood Senior Care facilities or non-affiliated facilities.  In addition safely transporting medically stable residents/patients via Elderwood Senior Care vehicle between medical facilities and loading transit disabled, or wheelchair bound                passengers in and out of the vehicle.


CDL License is required! 


   Elderwood Benefits Include:

  • WEEKLY Pay Schedule
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance


  • Approximately between the hours of 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday

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  • Drive responsibly and safely in order to ensure passenger safety and minimize damage or excessive wear and tear on facility vehicle; convey any mechanical problems identified with facility vehicle to the Transportation Services Coordinator as soon as possible.

  • Ensure vehicle is in safe operating condition (e.g. fuel, wash, tires, and inspection); notify Transportation Services Coordinator when vehicle needs service.

  • Comply at all times with the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Laws, NYS regulations contained in Article 19A, and Woodmark Transportation Manual.

  • Ensure passengers are safely assisted and secured in the vehicle before departing for destination.

  • Ensure safe transport of resident, personal belongings, and medical equipment to destination, as requested by resident.

  • Notify family member or contact of new resident transfer.

  • Notify the pick up and destination location of the time of arrival.



  • Twenty One (21) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalency preferred.

  • Minimum two (2) years experience in a driving related position.

  • Valid New York Class A, B, OR C (CDL) License with passenger endorsement. Must be clean driving record with no violations (zero points) and no accidents in the previous 36 months. Any violation is subject to individual review and subject to termination or disqualification to drive on behalf of the Company.

  • Initial and continuous compliance with Article 19-A of the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law, which includes among other things, investigation of prior employment, prior and ongoing driving record, penal law convictions and continually passing the medical examinations, required drug testing, vision and hearing tests required pursuant to New York State regulations.

  • Knowledge of local roadways and directions, which encompass driving routes.

  • Knowledge of fleet vehicles and all handicap equipment including operational and safety procedures.

  • Understanding of the rights and needs of transit disabled passengers.


  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


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