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Compliance Specialist - $20.16 to $30.24 per hour.

  • Full-Time Equivalent: 1.0 FTE


Ride Connection is looking for a collaborative, engaging, relationship and community builder to join our organization as a Compliance Specialist.

At Ride Connection, a Compliance Specialist will support the compliance elements of Ride Connection’s transportation networks. This position assists the Compliance Manager in ensuring compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations. The Compliance Specialist will receive, record, and report all applicable credentials as required. This position will also assist onsite provider reviews as necessary. The Compliance Specialist must work independently and manage multiple projects assigned by the Compliance Manager. In this position, discretion and confidentiality must be exercised in protecting and releasing information.  The compliance team supports access to transportation for older adults and people with disabilities.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with starting pay of $20.16 to $30.24 per hour.  Ride Connection offers an excellent benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b)-retirement plan with automatic employer contribution plus a match up to 2%, Flexible Spending Account with up to $500 annual employer contribution, 10 days of paid vacation in your first three years and then increases, twelve holidays, accrued sick leave, and TriMet annual public transportation pass.

Who You Are

  • You value relationships and believe that relationship-building is about cultivating and sustaining meaningful connections that support and uplift everyone.
  • You are a proactive self-starter; you enjoy the challenge of planning processes and procedures that respond to or prevent future issues before they arise
  • You enjoy the challenge of juggling multiple projects with multiple timelines. You can roll with the punches and change gears when needed. Without losing a beat, you split your attention between individual and team projects
  • You are known for your eye for detail. Double-checking and triple-checking are a part of how you operate
  • You enjoy working both with a team and independently
  • You are a problem solver by nature who does what is necessary to find solutions
  • You can quickly learn new technology but you’re also not afraid to ask questions or seek assistance from others
  • You can do your work through an equity lens
  • You are a regular Sherlock/Enola Holmes when it comes to solving riddles. You can generally put on your hounds-tooth hat, pull out your magnifying glass, and figure out how disconnected bits of information can be put together to form a complete story.
  • You are a lifelong learner, always looking for and finding new nuggets of knowledge to expand the tools in your toolbox
  • You are focused on the lifelong work of addressing inequities and oppression experienced by people of color, LGBTQIA2+ people, low income and houseless populations, and people with disabilities


What You’ll Do

  • Ensures companies, drivers and vehicles meet credentialing standards
  • Tracks all training, licensing and credentialing and proactively reports to providers
  • Completes vehicle inspections in the community
  • Participate in onsite company compliance reviews
  • Performs OIG and SAM mandatory exclusion checks on drivers
  • Assists with tracking trends, compliance of all applicable insurance requirements and compliance of all Federal, State, and local laws and regulations
  • Assures the maintenance of organizational records
  • Completes bi-weekly and monthly reports and collects data and issue reports according to prescribed timelines
  • Represents Ride Connection in a professional manner, and effectively communicates the mission and purpose of Ride Connection, to our service partners, funders, and the community
  • Develops, maintains and enhances relationships with Ride Connection staff, partners, customers, and supporters
  • Provides superior quality customer service to ensure that each person who requests Ride Connection service is treated with dignity, respect and patience
  • Actively supports inclusive practices that determine the needs and preferences of our target population



  • 3-years’ experience in related field or college courses or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience
  • Comfort and experience using Microsoft Office programs, related software, and general Excel skills
  • Comfort and experience with learning new programs and processes
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple responsibilities within a specified timeline
  • Must pass a National Criminal Record Check, which includes fingerprint identification.


Welcomed Additional Qualifications

  • Bilingual or multi-lingual
  • Experience, lived or otherwise, working with older adults and people with disabilities.


Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to You can submit these documents in any format, but pdf works best. Please share what skills and experiences you would bring to this role in your cover letter.

Applications will be considered as submitted, so you are encouraged to apply early. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.