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Open Positions

  • Driver - Glisan

    Location: NE Portland
    Classification:

    Do you have some time on your hands? Do you like driving? Do you want to give back to your community? We have a job for you. Ride Connection is seeking a Part-time Driver to provide safe, reliable and courteous transportation services to older adults and people with disabilities.  The driver will be working out of our Glisan Street office in Portland. It is a part time position, less than 20 hours per week. We are looking for trustworthy, dependable driver with a sense of humor and passion for helping people in our community lead more independent lives. You only need a regular driver’s license, not a CDL. A Ride Connection application must be submitted.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Customer service experience
    • Ability to work as a team member with a diverse group of people
    • Ability to work independently
    • Able to maintain a driving record that meets or exceeds Ride Connection’s driver standards
    • Experience operating a large vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license with five years driving experience and excellent driving record as recorded by the Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Ability to pass a national criminal record check which may include fingerprint identification.
    • Must be able to speak and read English

    Preferred qualifications: 
    • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English
    • Experience working with older adults and people with disabilities
    • Knowledge of the geographic area

    If this sounds like you, please visit www.rideconnection.org for application and job description. An application must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. For additional information or to submit your application material or to contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org.  This position is an hourly non-exempt part time position. Compensation is $16.80 per hour. Less than 20 hours per week. Not eligible for benefits. This position is open until filled.

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  • Travel Navigator (Customer Service Representative)

    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification: Full Time

    Do you like talking on the phone? Do you want to help older adults and people with disability with transportation? Ride Connection is looking for a full-time and a part-time Travel Navigator (Customer Service Representative) to provide superior, quality customer service to ensure that each person who requests service is treated with dignity, respect and patience. We are looking for a friendly, patient and reliable person to answer a high volume of incoming calls from customers and ensure accurate input of their requests for transportation into our computer system. A passion for helping people in our community lead more independent lives is a must. You must submit an application, a resume, and a cover letter in order to be considered.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to exercise good judgment, courtesy, and tact in public contact and handling problems.
    • Effective listening skills.
    • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks. 
    • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks.
    • Effective problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated computer capabilities with word processing, spreadsheet and database program experience. 
    • Geographic knowledge of Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington Counties and/or (computer) map reading skills. 

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Ability to speak Russian, Spanish, or Vietnamese.
    • Experience in position(s) with a high level of public contact in transportation, social or health services.
    • Experience working with the older adults and people with disabilities.
    • Previous experience in a demand-response public transportation program.
    • Familiarity with the local community transportation system.

    If you are ready for the challenge of coordinating transportation options for older people and people with disabilities, join our team. Please visit www.rideconnection.org for an application and job description. In order to be considered for this position, you must submit both an application, a resume and a cover letter. For additional information or to submit your material, contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org.  This position is an hourly non-exempt full-time and a part-time eligible for partial paid benefits for employee and family members. Compensation is $15.37 per hour. This position is open until filled.

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  • Driver - Gresham

    Location:
    Classification: Part Time

    Do you have some time on your hands? Do you like driving? Do you want to give back to your community? We have a job for you. Ride Connection is a Part-time Driver to provide safe, reliable and courteous transportation services to older adults and people with disabilities.  This position only requires a Class C (Regular Driver’s License.) This position will average 30 hours a week working Monday through Friday. It is located in East County, Gresham. We are looking for trustworthy, dependable driver with a sense of humor and passion for helping people in our community lead more independent lives. A Ride Connection application must be submitted.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Customer service experience
    • Ability to work as a team member with a diverse group of people
    • Ability to work independently
    • Able to maintain a driving record that meets or exceeds Ride Connection’s driver standards
    • Experience operating a large vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license with five years driving experience and excellent driving record as recorded by the Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Ability to pass a national criminal record check which may include fingerprint identification.
    • Must be to speak and read English

    Preferred qualifications: 
    • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English
    • Experience working with older adults and people with disabilities
    • Knowledge of the geographic area

    If this sounds like you, please visit www.rideconnection.org for application and job description. An application must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. For additional information or to submit your application material or to contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org.  This position is an hourly non-exempt part time position. Compensation is $16.30 per hour and benefits are available. This position is open until filled.

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Ride Connection is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Ride Connection shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Ride Connection take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.