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WA State Dept of Veterans Affairs Truck Driver 1 (Bus/Van Driver) On-Call Walla Walla in Olympia, Washington

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the recruitment for a Truck Driver 1 On-Call at our Walla Walla Veterans Home.The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is comprised of more than 800 dedicated staff who strives to fulfill WDVA's mission of "Serving Those Who Served." To achieve this mission, WDVA provides critical services to veterans and their families, both in the community and among four veterans' homes within the State of Washington. WDVA is a national leader in the quality of and advocacy for veterans claims submitted to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, reaching out to Washington's more than 600,000 veterans.WDVA operates four Medicare/Medicaid and Federal VA Certified Veterans Homes in Port Orchard, Orting, Spokane, and Walla Walla providing nursing care for honorably discharged veterans, to include, in some instances, their spouses, widows or gold star parents. For more information, visit our website at www.dva.wa.gov.DutiesSome of what you will be doing: Under the direction of the HIMS supervisor or the Administrator, this position is responsible for transporting residents to and from appointments and outings. Key Responsibilities:Drives residents to appointments in a safe and efficient manner. Refuel trucks and perform minor preventive maintenance. Report any other mechanical deficiencies to the supervisor for appropriate action. Prepares vehicles for safe operation using inspection checklists and conducting walk through inspections.Operate communication devices to communicate for instructions, directions, changes to assignments, etc. Knowledge of transferring residents safely from vehicles to assisting devices (i.e.: wheel chairs, gurney, etc.).

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