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Open Positions

  • IT Director

    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification: Full Time

    Do you have a passion for helping in your community and using your IT expertise? Well we have a job for you! Ride Connection is looking for an IT Director. We are seeking a creative and collaborative person that is a strategic thinker and has excellent customer service. They will lead our IT team and help bring innovative solutions to the human services transportation field. Please submit a Ride Connection application, cover letter and resume.

    The IT Director is responsible for the organization’s information technology infrastructure & supervises IT staff to ensure new & existing projects are accomplished in accordance with the organization’s strategic goals/objectives. Included in the responsibilities are several, high-priority, high risk, mid-sized information technology projects that: rely on new and varied technology development; critical to maintaining Ride Connection’s goals and vision for the network, while delivering cost effective and architecturally compatible information systems solutions which meet organizational needs.

    Required Qualifications: 
    • BS degree in related field or four to six years of progressively responsible Information Systems management experience, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience
    • Working knowledge of: New concepts and developing advancements in Information Systems; system development methodologies; relational, client-server, internet, and cloud concepts; software engineering principles; developing technical plans and recommendations; system analysis techniques and tools; design concepts, techniques and tools; testing techniques and tools; MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Proficient with the Microsoft Office environment and related software
    • Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and pleasantly on the phone, and to take and relay complete messages
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple responsibilities within a specified timeline
    • Ability to pass a National Criminal Record Check which includes fingerprint identification

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Reporting Services, MS Access reporting, Crystal Reports, or other similar reporting tools
    • Working knowledge in the administration of Cisco-based converged network and IPTEL systems for voice services
    • Working knowledge of data management principles and practices
    • Experience working with transportation programs for older adults and people with disabilities in relation to information technology 
    • Experience and passion working for a Non-Profit organization

    If this sounds like you, please visit www.rideconnection.org for application and job description, In order to be considered for this position, you must submit an application, cover letter and a resume. For additional information or to submit your material, contact us at jobs@rideconnection.org. This position is salary, exempt full time position with paid benefits. Compensation depends on experience. This position is open until filled.

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  • Lead Driver - Mid County

    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification: Full Time

    Ride Connection is seeking a Full Time Lead Driver to provide safe, reliable and courteous transportation services to older adults and people with disabilities.  It is located at our Main Office but working under the East County Program. 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 proficient in 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 full time position, with paid benefits. Compensation is $16.30 per hour. This position is open until filled. 

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  • FT Driver - East County

    Location: Gresham
    Classification: FT

    Ride Connection is seeking a full-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 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 proficient in 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 full time position. Compensation is $14.87 per hour and benefits are paid for the employee only. This position is open until filled.

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  • Driver - Glisan

    Location: Glisan Office
    Classification: On Call

    Ride Connection is seeking an On Call 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. 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. This position will have a schedule of 1 - 3 days a week with the possibility of additional hours filling in for others. 

    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 proficient in 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 on call position, no benefits are available for the employee. Compensation is $16.36 per hour. 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.