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Working As A Transportation Assistant

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Make Decisions

  • Repetitive

  • Stressful

  • $55,497

    Average Salary

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At Veteran Health Administration

* Purchase
* Card Holder making individual purchases not exceeding $3,000
* Purchase
* Card Approving Official and complies with all acquisition regulations.
* Ensures
* that cardholders adhere to procurement requirements.
* Monitors
* and certifies reconciled payment charges.
* Oversees
* the safe operation and maintenance of government trucks, cars, buses and other
* equipment in the fleet.
* Ensures
* adherence to all VA policies and procedures regarding the use of
* government/fleet purchase cards.
* Administers
* overall fleet operations.
* Makes
* recommendations for expanding, changing or modifying the scope of operation,
* giving detailed cost and other management consideration justification.
* Maintains
* proper maintenance records on all vehicles and related equipment owned and
* leased by OGJVA.
* Submits
* monthly, quarterly, and annual cost and estimated cost reports on vehicles.
* Manages
* the operation of a multifaceted fleet of motor vehicles.
* Inspects
* commercial sources for maintenance of vehicles operating locally, coordinates
* all maintenance requirements, and directs facility service station operations.
* Plans
* and coordinates the vehicle rotation program.
* Initiates
* vehicle procurement actions on replacement and additional vehicles based on
* replacement standards and consultation with utilizing services.
* Advises
* supervisor, and higher level leadership as necessary, on OGJVA goals of cost
* reduction, energy reduction and productivity improvement.
* Manages
* and assesses the effectiveness of all financial aspects of fleet operations.
* Represents
* OGJVA interests and policies at local levels in dealing with state and local
* governments, committees involving vehicle transportation policies, Federal
* Executive Boards/Associations, and local transportation planning commissions.
* Independently plans and
* carries out the successive steps to complete transportation support duties.
* Work
* Schedule: Monday through Friday, Day Shift, 8:00am – 4:30pm
* Position
* Description/PD#: Transportation Assistant, GS
* PD#16215-O
* Qualifications And EvaluationQualifications
* To
* qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 15 days
* of the closing date of this announcement.
* Specialized

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At UPMC

* Assists patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort; adheres to established Hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
* Assists personnel with restraining patients.
* Assists the physician as needed.
* Assists with the discharge of prisoners, when needed.
* Assists nurses with helping patients in and out of bed for transport.
* Has a thorough knowledge of obtaining, setting up, removing, and storing equipment (K-pads, flotation mattress, air pressure mattress, etc.).
* Has a thorough knowledge of obtaining, setting up, removing, cleaning, and storing traction equipment.
* Performs a daily traction inspection.
* Clean and stores equipment and supplies.
* Assures that all OR litters have full oxygen tanks.
* Relays information regarding patient care to the Patient Transport supervisor or Nurse on the Unit.
* Removes (specialty) beds from the patient floors when the patients are discharged (two persons required).
* Reports equipment in need of repair or replacement to Patient Transport Supervisor.
* When assigned as Clerk Dispatcher: Receives all requests for patient transportation; and, orderly needs and establishes priorities for response to calls within the framework of Nursing Administration policies.
* Maintains transportation and orderly logs, as indicated and records all problems or delays, reports problems to immediate supervisor and notifies department involved.
* Coordinates all calls for direct patient care services
* When assigned as Elevator Operator: Responds to calls from Patient Transport Supervisor who is transporting patients to and from the Operating Room suite to designated nursing units.
* Operates elevator by key control.
* Responds to calls from the nursing units and gives prompt attention to emergency calls from surgery, Emergency Department, nursing units, and Radiology for codes and Life Flights.
* Signs key in and out at Security and/or Patient Transport.
* Reports need for repair of elevator
* Qualifications
* Education and Formal Training Required
* High school graduate or GED diploma.
* Experience Required
* None

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At Ascension Health

* Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed to designated sites as requested, including patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips, monitors and other equipment.
* Assists patients with entering and exiting vehicles, including transfer from or to wheelchairs or stretchers.
* Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting staff or department.
* May assist staff with removal of deceased bodies from units and transport to morgue.
* Greets and provides information and direction to patients and visitors.
* Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A.
* Service to the poor
* Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life
* B. Reverence
* Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
* C. Integrity
* Inspiring trust through personal leadership
* D. Wisdom
* Integrating excellence and stewardship
* E. Creativity
* Courageous Innovation
* F. Dedication
* Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
* Delivers equipment and specimens to requesting department.
* Maintains transportation equipment in good working order.
* All other duties as assigned

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At Gannett

* Supervising the dock operation.
* Working with packaging center on load sequencing.
* Printing, sorting, and distributing necessary paperwork with regard to said operation.
* Working with local team to verify returns from local contractors

What Does A Transportation Assistant Do At JBS USA

Process truck weights according to established department policies and procedures

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Transportation Assistant Career Paths

Transportation Assistant
Knowledge Management Specialist Project Manager Area Manager
Area Operations Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Accounts Payable Clerk Assistant Controller
Controls Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Distribution Center Manager
Director Of Distribution
10 Yearsyrs
Motor Transport Operator Truck Driver Operations Manager
Distribution Center Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Knowledge Management Specialist Operations Specialist Operation Supervisor
Distribution Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Logistics Coordinator Distribution Manager Warehouse Operations Manager
Distribution Warehouse Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Counselor Security Officer Field Supervisor
Field Operation Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Dispatcher Logistics Coordinator Logistics Manager
Logistics Director
10 Yearsyrs
Motor Transport Operator Driver Operation Supervisor
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Program Support Assistant Supply Technician Logistics Analyst
Logistics Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Logistics Specialist Material Handler Production Supervisor
Logistics Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Account Manager Operations Manager
Operations Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Program Support Assistant Claim Processor Adjuster
Property Management Specialist
7 Yearsyrs
Logistics Coordinator Operations Coordinator Warehouse Supervisor
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Operations Manager
Terminal Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Assistant Director Production Coordinator
Traffic Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Transportation Coordinator Driver Transportation Manager
Transportation Director
10 Yearsyrs
Dispatcher Operation Supervisor Logistics Manager
Transportation Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Logistics Specialist Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Transportation Coordinator Transportation Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Warehouse/Logistics Manager
8 Yearsyrs
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Transportation Assistant Demographics

Gender

Female

59.1%

Male

38.9%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

61.2%

Hispanic or Latino

16.1%

Black or African American

11.6%

Asian

7.3%

Unknown

3.8%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

52.1%

Portuguese

10.4%

Japanese

4.2%

French

4.2%

German

4.2%

Carrier

4.2%

Kurdish

2.1%

Chinese

2.1%

Vietnamese

2.1%

Czech

2.1%

Cantonese

2.1%

Serbian

2.1%

Russian

2.1%

Arabic

2.1%

Kazakh

2.1%

Hmong

2.1%
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Transportation Assistant Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

25.2%

Saint Leo University

7.2%

Troy University

5.4%

Webster University

5.4%

Kaplan University

5.4%

Community College of the Air Force

4.5%

Community College of Allegheny County

4.5%

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

3.6%

University of Maryland - University College

3.6%

American InterContinental University

3.6%

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

3.6%

University of Missouri - Columbia

3.6%

Upper Iowa University

3.6%

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

3.6%

Liberty University

3.6%

East Central University

2.7%

Lansing Community College

2.7%

Strayer University

2.7%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

2.7%

Hudson Valley Community College

2.7%
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Majors

Business

33.8%

Accounting

6.9%

Criminal Justice

6.4%

Health Care Administration

5.5%

Psychology

4.6%

Human Resources Management

4.2%

General Studies

3.8%

Nursing

3.5%

Management

3.5%

Political Science

3.1%

Medical Assisting Services

3.1%

Supply Chain Management

3.1%

Finance

2.9%

Education

2.7%

Liberal Arts

2.7%

Communication

2.4%

Computer Science

2.0%

Social Work

2.0%

Human Services

2.0%

Kinesiology

1.8%
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Degrees

Bachelors

35.5%

Other

29.9%

Associate

15.6%

Masters

9.0%

Certificate

5.9%

Diploma

3.5%

License

0.4%

Doctorate

0.1%
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Top Skills for A Transportation Assistant

  1. Bus Drivers
  2. Safety
  3. Customer Service
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  • Updated schedules for the bus drivers to see.
  • Used satellite positioning and communications technology combined with digitized mapping to execute ordnance safety and security.
  • Provided exceptional customer service for internal and external customers regarding the progress of shipments.
  • Conduct and process personal property shipments for inbound delivery, outbound and non-temporary storage.
  • Provided travel services and make travel arrangements for official authorized travel.

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