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Transportation Mobility Specialist  

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Description

Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity to assist the senior community and individuals with special needs in the area of transportation? Are you someone who enjoys training and getting out in the public? We are looking for a dynamic candidate with a background in special education, mobility training, social work, or related discipline who enjoys working independently. Training will be provided. If this is a position of interest we want to hear from you.

POSITION SUMMARY

MMP's Mobility Training Department is seeking an energetic Transportation Mobility Specialist for an upcoming project in the Orange County area. The Transportation Mobility Specialist (TMS) is responsible for educating participants with various disabilities about public transportation, utilizing a variety of training methods including both classroom and in-field settings. This is a field position where frequent travel is required throughout the county. Bilingual skills in Spanish are a prerequisite for the position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties and responsibilities listed herein are representative of the expectations for this position, which include but are not limited to the following:

  • Educate participants to safely utilize public transit resources in a variety of settings
  • Promote MMP programs and /or services through participation at various public events or meetings/outreach events
  • Ability to learn, understand, and teach the use of transit maps and schedules
  • Must be able to work independently and constructively in a field environment with the ability to meet the commitments on project needs on a timely basis traveling throughout the county.
  • Support the safety and well-being of participants at all times
  • Capability to utilize MS Outlook to effectively calendar field assignments and all other work related activities
  • Maintain ongoing effective communications with management, staff and other respective parties
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned

 
Position Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience working with seniors/individuals with disabilities
  • Bilingual skills - speaking, writing, and reading in English and Spanish
  • Knowledge to handle common challenges faced by persons with disabilities in utilizing public transportation systems
  • Ability to work with challenges faced by seniors in activities involving general mobility and the use of public transportation systems
  • An understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and other applicable local, state, and federal laws governing the provision of transportation services to individuals with disabilities, preferred
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Must be able to interact professionally with participants
  • Public presentation skills highly preferred
  • MS Office computer skills and proficiency in other computer tools such as Google Maps Street view, Skype, & Remote Desktop

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid California driver’s license, vehicle insurance, good driving record and reliable transportation
  • Certification in Adult CPR and First Aid (training will be provided)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability to react and provide reasonable assistance to participants in the event of an emergency. The employee must occasionally lift, carry, and otherwise transport and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and climb stairs. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel mostly in the use of a computer keyboard and mouse; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, and peripheral vision and depth perception in use of a computer, in driving, and in navigating public transportation systems.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Mobility Management Partners, Inc. - Orange County  
About the Organization Mobility Management Partners, Inc. (MMP) is a non-profit agency providing services to various public and private agencies with a vision to see all persons have access to safe, reliable and affordable transportation regardless of physical, intellectual or economical barriers that may hinder their ability to travel independently. The services provided by MMP include travel and mobility training, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) eligibility certification, volunteer driver program coordination, informational call center services, and brokerage of coordinated transportation services.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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