Job Posting

Job title: TANF Driver

Location: Pala, CA

Application Deadline: 06/03/2018

Compensation: Minimum of $13/hour. DOE

Status: Full Time/Regular position.

Job Summary

The TANF Driver will be responsible for transportation services for TANF participants attending work participation activities in San Diego County and south areas of Riverside County (such as Temecula). This includes picking up and driving clients to and from pre-determined locations, keeping accurate records, and performing other transportation tasks as needed.  Will need to work flexible hours, including split shifts, and be able to adapt to a change in schedule, office location, route and job duties at a moment’s notice.  Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on occasion.


Essential Functions

Pick up and deliver participants (including adults and children) to and from various locations in San Diego County, including rural areas and reservations, for training, appointments and special activities.
Provide excellent customer service in a patient, friendly, and helpful manner.
Maintain accurate records of all trips, vehicle maintenance, mileage, persons riding in vehicle, and any incidents that occur.
Prepare schedules, vehicle reports and Fiscal requests.
Department filing (i.e. vehicle reports, fiscal requests, etc.)
Inspect company vehicles for cleanliness, safety, and potential mechanical problems daily, and promptly report any needs or issues to the Transportation Manager.
Update and maintain inventory of vehicle equipment.
Provide backup for delivery of SCTCA interoffice mail, other drivers’ routes, or any other reasonable request made by the Transportation Manager.
Provide backup for TANF receptionist, including answering phones, taking messages, greeting visitors and directing them to the appropriate offices, and occasional filing.
Schedule and take vehicles in for routine service.
Confident driving in inclement weather and on rural roads, as well as freeways and city areas.
Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements and Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Certificates & Licenses: CPR and First Aid.  Valid California C-class Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Report at time of hire and continued throughout employment.

Knowledge Requirements: Knowledge of all current California driving laws and driving safety rules, including defensive driving skills. Familiar with Indian reservations in San Diego County where transportation services are provided.

Experience: Experience driving a passenger vehicle for business purposes, transporting people of various ages to different locations.  Entry level to intermediate experience with desktop computers (Microsoft Word, Excel, internet navigation, and email).

Physical: Be able to assist participants in and out of vehicle and into appointment location—able to lift and carry 40 pounds regularly.

Conditions of Employment: Minimum 23 years of age, for auto insurance purposes.  Candidates are required to successfully complete required background check, including Live Scan, and drug screening.


Other Information

In addition to the essential duties listed above the TANF Driver is expected to:

Demonstrate tact and a high level of professionalism due to the sensitive and highly confidential nature of the position.
Consistently report to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position.
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
Communicate regularly with supervisor about department issues.
Demonstrate the ability to handle difficult situations with respect and courtesy.
Possess the ability to work effectively with people from diverse cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
Flexible schedule (occasional after-hours and weekends) and travel may be required depending on workload, workshops, etc.
Be detail oriented and possess strong organizational skills
Demonstrate efficient time management and prioritizes workload daily.
Be able to maintain heavy paperwork and processing in a fast-paced work environment.
Enjoy working independently.
Be thoroughly knowledgeable of applicable guidelines at all times.
Make sound rational decisions and recommendations without bias
Participate in various departmental meetings and/or committees.
Assist with temporary training of TANF staff (drivers).
Travel between office sites may be requested to assist with training coverage.
About Our Company

The Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association (SCTCA) is a multi-service non-profit corporation established in 1972 for a consortium of 19 federally-recognized Indian tribes in Southern California. The primary mission of SCTCA is to serve the health, welfare, safety, education, cultural, economic and employment needs of its tribal members and enrolled Indians in the San Diego County urban areas. A board of directors comprised of tribal chairpersons from each of its member Tribes governs SCTCA.


How to Apply

Apply online at http://sctca.applicantpro.com/


Fax a completed Application for Employment and resume to 760-742-8610.


Apply in person and submit a completed Application for Employment with a resume to the Human Resources office, located at 36146 Pala Temecula Rd. Bldg H. Pala, CA 92059. Applications accepted Monday-Friday 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM unless office is closed for a Holiday or special event.

Note: The Application for Employment can be found at www.sctca.net, under the “About SCTCA” link.

To be considered under Native American Preference, you must submit verification of Tribal affiliation with your application.

Once you have submitted your application…

A member of our human resources team and the hiring manager will review resumes. You will be contacted through email if your experience, skills, education, and background best match the requirements for the opportunity.  The email will invite you to take an assessment for the position which you must complete in order to move forward in the process.