Part-time Driver/ On-call Site Supervisor

Rochester, NY

 

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Part-Time Driver/ On-call Site Supervisor. For the Part-Time Driver portion of this role, we need someone who can be available for 10 hours a week. The Driver will  take CEO participants to and from work on a daily basis. This individual will serve as a driver for a 15-passenger van and drive participants from CEO’s office in downtown Rochester to a work site located in Brockport, NY. For the On-call Site Supervisor portion of the role, this individual will  support our crew support, supervise, mentor, and train work crews of 5-7 participants on an as needed basis (20-30 days per year, with potential for additional days), filling in for our regular site supervisors when they are on vacation or out sick. On-call Site Supervisors provide on the job supervision, training, and coaching to participants as they do landscaping, construction, litter removal, event set-up/tear-down, and renovation work across Monroe County. You may be the ideal candidate if you demonstrate a “can do” attitude, love driving results through teamwork, and enjoy jumping into support when needed for an organization with an impactful mission.

The Driver’s schedule for this position is the following:

  • Sunday: 9pm-10pm
  • Monday - Thursday: 6am-7am, 10pm-11pm
  • Friday: 6am-7am

On the days that this individual will cover our crew sites, they will drive participants to the sites and will be on site from 7am-3pm.

Who You Are

  • You have a valid Class E driver's license, come to CEO with a clean driving record of at least one year and are comfortable with driving a 15 passenger van even during inclement weather.
  • Are are someone who is excited to supervise and mentor the work of returning citizens who are taking their first steps to employment following incarceration.
  • You are able to consistently lift and move objects up to 75 pounds; stand, kneel, bend, and climb in order to complete projects; work outdoors; walk, sit or stand for long periods of time; operate a smartphone.
  • You have experience in a vocational trade, such as landscaping, warehouse, construction, building maintenance, grounds maintenance, or a related trade.
  • You are interested in working for a social justice-focused, fast-paced, and results-oriented nonprofit.
  • You pride yourself in your ability to communicate effectively with individuals of varying backgrounds and experiences.
  • You can lead and inspire a team while balancing both compassion and a straightforward approach; an effective communicator who can resolve conflicts effectively.
  • You recognize the value of continuous communication, looping others into any challenges that arise; you enjoy proactively raising potential solutions when you notice an inefficiency or challenge
  • You can work a very flexible schedule, with being able to fill in with little notice
  • You are a recent retirees, independent contractors, or someone who is self-employed with a very flexible schedule

The Nitty Gritty

Responsibilities of the Driver will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure the van is picked at the van parking location at 1 Favor St, Rochester, brought to CEO’s office at 16 East Main St, Rochester to pick up participants, and arrives at the offices of Bonduelle America’s Long Life (Bonduelle) at 180 State St, Brockport, NY 14420 by 9:45pm on Sundays and 10:45pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays   
  • Pick up participants who are working at Bonduelle at 7am Monday-Friday, drop them off at CEO’s office location  and park the van back at the van parking location
  • Inform CEO staff of any unusual incidents with CEO participants in a timely manner
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of the CEO van, including being aware of the timing for the van’s inspection and registration
  • Maintain line of sight of all participants at all times while they work on the work crew
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations,
  • Complete any necessary daily reporting tasks

Compensation

The compensation for this position is $18.68/hour. There is also potential room for growth into a full-time position dependent on your interest, performance, and availability.

 Who We Are

The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) provides employment services to people with recent criminal convictions. Across the United States, over 6,000 people participate in CEO each year, transitioning to employment that supports themselves, their families, and their communities.

 What began as a demonstration project of the Vera Institute of Justice in the 1970s to address employment barriers facing the formerly incarcerated following release in New York City has grown into the leading reentry employment organization in the country, where over 25,000 formerly incarcerated individuals have secured full-time employment since 1996. Since 2009, CEO has gained support to expand its programs through government, nonprofit, and private organizations including the Federal Social Innovation Fund, the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, Robin Hood Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. In 2016, CEO embarked on a 5-year strategic plan to grow to serve 9,000 participants annually.

 More About Us

The Center for Employment Opportunities believes that everyone deserves the chance to shape a stronger future for themselves, their families, and their communities. Our commitment to being an anti-racism organization that is inclusive across all identities and experiences drives us forward every day. We exist to create greater opportunities for people who face multiple barriers to personal and professional success, and we’re passionate about being agents of change who promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and access to opportunities for all.

 People who are justice involved, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+ , and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Please note that due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to contact each applicant regarding the status of each position or reply to candidates' inquiries via phone or email.

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