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Program Support/Miscellaneous

Wheelchair Van Driver

Full-time FULL_TIME ; posted: Friday, Jun 26 2020


Easterseals Rehabilitation Center

Send resume to:

Angie Higgins
3701 Bellemeade Ave.
Evansville, Indiana 47714 US

Phone: 812-437-2648


How to apply:


Come to the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center and Make a Difference!

Looking for a career that makes a difference in the lives of others? The Easterseals Rehabilitation Center is looking for a Wheelchair Van Driver to transport adult group home clients with physical and intellectual disabilities to their day program, home, school, and/or appointments during morning and afternoon hours.

We offer a full benefits package for full-time employees, including:

  • PayActiv, an opportunity to earn a portion of your pay between paydays. 
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • FSA
  • 401k with company match
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability coverage
  • Company provided CPR/1st aid training

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding client, employee, and agency information.
  • Physical lifting and/or transfer assistance of certain consumers. Must be able to lift weight in accordance with the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center requirements. The ability to lift is determined by a post-offer physical assessment performed at our facility by a Physical Therapist.
  • Transport authorized riders as prescribed by the van route assigned.   This includes, but is not limited to:
    A. Adhering to the time schedule for pick-ups and drop-offs.
    B. Delivering and picking up consumers at prescribed locations.
    C. Assuring that required safety devices (e.g. car seats, safety belts, wheelchair straps) are adequate in number and in place prior to pickups.
    D. Assuring that all required safety devices are utilized correctly at all times.
    E. Assuring that all consumers are accounted for (on vehicle or not in attendance) before departure on a daily basis.
    F. Knowing and confirming who and where consumers are on a daily basis.
  • Maintain accurate transportation logs and perform a daily inspection of the vehicle as outlined on the Monthly Pre-Trip Checklist form.
  • Enforce the safety rules for all consumers including NO FOOD, NO DRINK, and NO SMOKING in vans.
  • Follow all policies and procedures as outlined by the Center and the Transportation Department.
  • Personal use of the vehicle is not permitted.  Personal use of the cellular telephones is not permitted.
  • Maintain a professional, courteous relationship with all consumers and maintain consumer confidentiality.
  • Observe all traffic rules including speed limit, distance between vehicles, traffic signs and signals, etc.

Corporate Compliance:
Abide by compliance policy and meet requirements of compliance training as mandated by departmental requirements.



  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a good driving record
  • Must have a High School diploma/GED or demonstrate the ability to read and write. 
  • Must pass CPR/First Aid training and maintain certification.
  • Must pass pre-employment company health/physical strength screening, TB test, drug screening, police/background and driving record checks.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to push 165 pounds (80 pound-force)
  • Ability to push large adults in wheelchairs
  • Ability to walk, climb, crouch, squat, and kneel

Additional Notes:

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