The Position -  Part-time Transport Driver in Georgia

The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs have a unique employment opportunity for a part time (15 -20 hours per month) Transport Driver located in Athens, Georgia. 

Key Job Requirements: 

The Transport Driver will operate all types of Foundation vehicles including but limited to minivans and cargo vans to safely transport puppies, adult dogs, people and supplies to various locations as needed. 

This includes regional and long-distance ground transports including but not limited to GA-NC or VA-NY and reverse trips.  Duties include trips to veterinarians, prison pup programs along the East Coast, pickup/drop off of working dogs, trips to airports to pick up or drop off people, supplies or dogs with Puppies in Flight transports or cargo transports. 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years of experience in driving cargo vans and minivans. Must be comfortable with driving long distances.
  • Reliable and Punctual.
  •  Clean driving record is required and must be maintained. 
  • Proficient use of Navigation Systems.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours- nights, weekends as needed.
  • Clean and neat appearance.
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must read and speak English sufficiently to communicate with the general public.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to establish rapport with office, staff, graduates, co-workers and public. 
  • Organized to handle required paperwork regarding dog information, licenses and vehicle
  • Maintenance logs and registrations.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to Employment@GuideDog.org.

GDF van with doors open as a lab is about to get out.