Senior Services Specialist - Transportation - Hanover County, VA

September 9, 2019

Hanover County,VA

Senior Services Specialist - Transportation


General Description: This is a professional position. Incumbent serves as the lead staff contact for issues related to older adult resources and programs for Hanover residents ages 60 and over. This position will also oversee the county's specialized transportation grant serving older adults and persons with disabilities. Requires the performance of professional and administrative tasks, including program and community collaboration development and grants management, as well as review of vendor billing and rider registrations.

This full time position will dedicate 50% of daily duties related to the oversight and management of the countywide vendor contracted specialized transportation service. The remaining 50% of duties will relate to promoting existing services and facilitating the expansion of services for Hanover's older adults.

Education, Experience and Training: Bachelor's degree required (preferably in field of gerontology, public administration, transportation or social work) with at least two years experience in program planning and services to older adults or disability populations required. Experience in community based service coordination desired-OR- any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.

Special Conditions:

 Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting
 Valid Commonwealth of VA Driver's License
 CPS (Child Protective Services) Check
 Occasionally work beyond normal work schedule including nights and weekends
 Twelve month probationary period

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Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
October 20, 2019

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