Bus Driver / Meal Carrier

Job Closing: Jun 12, 2019

Division: Office for the Aging

Job Code: 53-3033

Salary Range: $24,585.60 to 40,040.00 ($11.82 to 19.25)

Status: Full-time, permanent, non-exempt

SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Nutrition Coordinator, the Bus Driver/Home Delivered Meal Carrier is responsible for delivery of transportation services to the elderly using safe driving practices, initiating vehicles maintenance procedures, and for the delivery of nutrition services to the elderly in their homes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES As Bus Driver include the following:

  • Drive OFA bus to bring seniors into the center for congregate meals, activities, and shopping.
  • Inspect bus daily and keep inspection log
  • Notify supervisor of needed repairs and maintenance
  • Keep updated passenger list, record passenger trips, and vehicle mileage
  • Operate wheeler chair lift and assist passengers on and off the bus
  • Report any passenger incident or vehicle damage to supervisor

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES As Home Delivered Meal Carrier include the following:

  • Loading and unloading of meal carrier into program vehicles and for cleaning and storage of carriers after deliveries.
  • Keep accurate records of meals delivered and vehicle mileage
  • Delivery of meals to client homes in accordance with program guidelines
  • Secure collection of client contributions, submitting them for deposit, and delivering receipt to client
  • Check on well-being of clients and notify supervisor of client concerns
  • Follow procedures for assisting clients in emergency situations
  • Deliver notices and other materials to clients with meals
  • Maintain client confidentiality
  • Attend all training as required
  • Assist with center activities and events when other duties are completed
  • Other duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisor requirements for this position,

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: The incumbent must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must possess a valid CDL Driver’s License and clean driving record. Experience working with Elders. Mohawk language an asset.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Knowledge of Akwesasne and area an asset, physically able to lift objects of up to 25 pounds. Must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions.

Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to human.resources@srmt-nsn.gov or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.