Payson/Gila County Case Aide - Department of Child Safety Program
EMPLOYEE STATUS: Regular: Full-time/Part-time; $13.00 hourly / non-exempt position.
Education: High School Graduate, some college, degree preferred. Minimum of 1 year experience in Human Service field preferred.
Age: All ComTrans driving positions are required to be at least 21 years old as required by insurance. Exceptions may be made for non-driving positions on a case-by-case basis and dependent upon the position and its responsibilities.
All employees working in ComTrans DCS Division must pass DCS Central Registry Check
Valid AZ driver’s license
Current Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
Pass initial MVR-60 month (5 year) history check
Pass MVR 36 month (3 year) history check twice each year
Approved by our insurance company as a driver.
Company Provided Training/Certifications
First Aid/CPR Crisis Prevention and Intervention.
Complete ComTrans Driver Certification Training Program.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions typical of an administrative position as well as a ComTrans driver.
Ability to stand, climb stairs/steps, escort clients to and from destination, kneel, crouch, reach and extend arms.
Able to grasp objects such as steering wheel, car seats, etc
Sit in a driving or sitting position from 1 to up to 12 hours.
Able to get in and out of vehicles multiple times per day
Assisting students/clients in and out of the vehicles multiple times each day.
Able to bend, kneel and secure wheelchairs and clients multiple times per day.
Ability to lift or move at least 40 pounds
Ability to carry, lift and install child seats into vehicles and secure children into child seats.
When required, able to pass a Department of Transportation physical exam initially and upon expiration.
Able to perform vehicle pre and post trip inspections daily and on any vehicle
Able to work in a variety of environments; inside and outside, able to tolerate a variety of climate changes and conditions,
Ability to perform sedentary work involving sitting most of the time and for long periods of time.
Able to perform fingering activities such as typing.
Perform repetitive activities such as typing, using a telephone
Must have adequate visual acuity as required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, expansive reading.
The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to, the following:
Document visits without bias or personal beliefs using professional documentation practices in accepted format and medium.
Ensure the safety of children at all times.
Always allow natural parent-child interactions.
Provide maximum opportunity for parent-child contact and for parents to demonstrate responsibility for the child.
Educate all parties involved of the visitation plans as well as visitation guidelines, limitations and responsibilities of all parties.
Resolve conflict and de-escalate situations effectively.
Document a child’s behavior on route to the visit, the parent’s reaction to the child, parent’s behavior during the visit, child’s reaction to seeing birth parents, child/parent separation behavior.
Ensure all visit notes are detailed, accurate, and submitted timely
Communicate all issues to your direct Supervisor immediately.
Conduct vehicle check prior to start of day.
Other duties as assigned.
ComTrans, Inc. is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.