Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Driver/Courier - CDL License (Per Diem) in Boston, Massachusetts

Driver/Courier - CDL License (Per Diem)

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Job LocationBoston, Massachusetts

Req ID 18434BR

Department Description: Current CDL license required; must pass general knowledge and passenger endorsement sections of cox, test and comply with all CDL licensing requirements.Job Location: Boston, MAReq ID: 18434BRJob Summary: Reporting to the Supervisor of Mail and Motor Services, this position is responsible for the safe operation of a van, mini-van, truck, or bus to transport employees, volunteers, patients, and visitors. Responsibilities also include pick up and delivery of mail, specimens, equipment, etc. as scheduled or instructed by the Supervisor, Mail & Motor Services, or Director of Hospitality Services/ Parking & Commuter Service Operations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to all state and federal motor carrier guidelines (including DOT safety regulations) as well as all department and Medical Center policies and procedures.

  • Picks up and delivers the following items: Specimen to and from medical facilities; Incoming mail from the Post Office; Third party reimbursement documents, payroll, data processing tapes, and other documents; Supplies & equipment from each campus and off site locations as needed; PAT charts; Birth registration forms to Boston City Hall; T-Pass distribution.

  • Performs routine maintenance as outlined by vehicle's manufacturer and in conjunction with the Supervisor. Brings vehicles to repair shops as directed. Routine maintenance includes: Fuel fill up, oil change, tire changes, windshield wipers, transmission fluid, general interior cleaning, mirrors, jump starts,

  • Conducts daily vehicle and periodic inspections to ensure operability; report all necessary vehicle repairs to Supervisor. Completes accurate daily and periodic inspection records; fill out incident reports as necessary.

  • Transports employees to and from various satellite parking lots after 7pm; Ambulatory patients to and from Ulin House, South Cove, Chelsea, for appointments; Volunteers to and from Ulin House; Patients and employees between East and West Campus.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required .

  • 0-1 years related work experience required.

  • Current CDL license; must pass general knowledge and passenger endorsement sections of cox, test and comply with all CDL licensing requirements.

  • Excellent driving abilities and accident free driving record (less than two accidents in the last two years).

  • Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.


  • Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

  • Customer Service: Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.