Driver / Escort / General Assistant

Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(9/18/2021 6:10 PM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


**This position is contingent upon contract award**


SOSi is seeking a Driver / Escort / General Assistant to join our team supporting emergency shelter operations in Southwest Texas. Operations will provide temporary residential shelter care and other related services to migrant families, including housing, childcare, medical and mental health services, case management, legal services, recreation, religious services, and food services. The ideal candidate will have prior experience supporting similar Shelter Operations.


  • Operates minibus, van, or lightweight truck and transports clients, trainees, or company personnel.
  • Drives vehicle from individual or central loading area assigned destination according to assigned schedule.
  • Prepares and verifies route before driving.
  • May assist disabled passengers into and out of vehicle.
  • May secure passengers' wheelchairs to restraining devices to stabilize wheelchairs during trip.
  • May operate radio or similar device to communicate with base station or other vehicles to report disruption of service.
  • May clean and/or service vehicle with fuel, lubricants, and accessories.
  • May keep records of trips and/or behavior of passengers.
  • May perform other duties when not driving, such as custodial and building maintenance tasks.


  • High school or GED required.
  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Clean Driving record is required.
  • 1 year of direct work experience with clients preferred.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement suitability determination for holding a Public Trust position.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain pre-employment medical clearance.
  • Ability to act responsibly, professionally, and use good judgment under pressure required.
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and staff management skills.
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish and English is preferred.
  • Prior Shelter experience working with Migrant families and/or children.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours including consecutive nights and weekends when necessary; shift work required.
  • Ability to work efficiently under deadlines and pressure.
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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