Transportation Team Leader/Van Driver in Saint Charles, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $14.06/ hour -$14.77/ hour


The Transportation Manager is responsible for design and implementation of Compass Health Network’s transportation department and services. Additionally, the Transportation Manager is responsible for ongoing management and fiscal oversight of this department.

Core Responsibilities:

Program Design & Implementation

  • PHASE I:
    • Work with agency leadership to design and develop internal transportation for Clubhouse programs
    • With agency leadership & Clubhouse Directors, assess van routes and regularly monitor the number of vans needed to operate.
    • With Clubhouse Directors, plan van routes to and from Clubhouse for work-ordered day activities
    • Hire necessary staff to operate vans
    • Conduct needs assessment for transportation in other agency areas (i.e. transportation to employment, counseling groups, and other services where transportation is not reimbursed by Missouri Medicaid)
    • Oversee implementation of transportation in other agency areas, as based on identified needs

Program Operation & Oversight

  • Assist in daily transportation of persons served through Compass Health Network
  • Responsible for general management and operational tasks related to operating agency transportation department
  • Recruits, selects, trains, and sets priorities for all staff reporting to this position
  • Lead driver meetings as needed
  • Supervises staff in the scheduling and dispatching of vehicles/drivers
  • Works with agency leaders, to plan routes with cost-effectiveness and time-efficiency
  • Knowledge of policies and best practices for the improvement of passenger service and safety regulations
  • Enforce all safety regulations
  • Review all related documentation of routes, incidents, billing, etc. for accuracy
  • Ensure that insurance is adequate and up-to-date for each vehicle
  • Oversee ongoing vehicle maintenance and keep accurate records of maintenance
  • Conduct performance reviews for direct report staff
  • Manages budget of program, ensures profitable operations, and prepares accurate reports of such in a timely manner
  • Monitor severe weather and coordinate with agency leaders to discuss route cancelations, late arrivals, or early dismissals due to severe weather or road closures.


  • Obey safety regulations and traffic laws.
  • Respect person’s served confidentiality and interact in a professional manner.
  • Report any emergency breakdown or accident as required to transportation manager.
  • Follow agency van usage guidelines.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Regular attendance (except as excused)
  • Attend all trainings as required by Compass Health Network, Accreditors, and Funders
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned


Job Requirements


  • Experience with management of transportation programs
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, and excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Minimum of Class E, or CDL, Missouri Driver’s License in good standing
  • Commitment to Service Excellence
  • Commitment to Personal Excellence
  • Team Oriented and Values Diversity


The Transportation Manager receives supervision from the Clubhouse Director