Transdev Services, Inc. seeks a motivated individual to join the San Francisco Paratransit Office as an ADA Paratransit Eligibility Analyst.
Position Description: Under the direction of the Manager of Eligibility Programs, the ADA Paratransit Eligibility Analyst performs a series of tasks related to thereview and processing of applications for paratransit eligibility.
Position Type: Full-time, Regular, and Non-exempt
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Commuter Benefits
The salary wage for this position is between $19.50 and 22.50 dependant on quaifications.
Examples of Key Duties:
Evaluates and makes a determination of an applicant’s eligibility for ADA Paratransit in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended (“the ADA”), using techniques set forth in the Regional Eligibility Process established by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).
Reviews ADA paratransit applications for completeness and then determines the next steps to reach an eligibility determination. This can include a professional verification, a telephone interview of the applicant or an in-person interview to arrive at a determination.
Examples of Other Duties:
Participates in appeals hearings related to a denial of eligibility.
Assists with determining a customer’s approved allotment of taxi debit card value and analyzes customer requests for an increased allotment.
Participates in eligibility determinations related to other SF Paratransit programs such as Group Van and stair-assist service.
Properly enters data from customer applications into the designated computer database.
Composes mail and e-mail correspondence and generates reports.
Answers telephone calls from riders and agencies requesting eligibility or intake-related information and listens and responds to voice mails.
Conducts outreach related to eligibility for programs and services offered by the SF Paratransit program. These outreach events are typically public events and can be held during the week and on weekends.
Miscellaneous duties, such as filing applications or related materials, processing intercounty eligibility inquiries, sending out application materials and preparing other mailings may be required.
Other duties as assigned.
High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required.Some college preferred.
Experience working with computers.
Good communication skills in English, both written and verbal, at high school level or higher.
Highly organized, focused, and able to work quickly and accurately in a medium to high stress environment.
Ability to work in an office environment and perform general office work including data entry, filing, and other duties as assigned.
Ability to quickly grasp transportation concepts promulgated by the ADA and capable of applying those concepts to qualifiable ADA paratransit eligibility.
Specific ADA eligibility training will be provided and must be successfully completed.
Experience working with elderly/disabled persons in transportation settings or medical offices.
Ability to multitask and handle difficult situations.
Ability to learn quickly and work with limited oversight.
Demonstrates empathy without being perceived as sympathetic or uncaring. Maintains an even disposition when dealing with difficult or combative persons.
Ability to process multiple incoming phone calls and tasks in an expedient, courteous, and professional manner.
Possesses understanding of various medical conditions and disabilities and their impacts on independence and mobility.
Has experience with or a high-level understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and its requirements.
Fluency in a foreign language (e.g., Spanish, Russian or Chinese) is highly desirable.
Work Environment: Ninety-five percent (95%) of the work performed in the capacity of this position is in a professional office environment that is clean, well lit, and in compliance with the ADA’s Architectural Standards. Minimal lifting is required and never any more than twenty-five (25) pounds. The remaining five percent (5%) level of work may be performed off-site but never in unsafe or hazardous surroundings. The office is environmentally friendly and neither smoking nor artificial scents are permitted in the work environment.
Work Schedule: The position is full-time, mostly Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM, but candidate must be flexible and able to work non-traditional business days and hours including early mornings, evenings, nights, weekends and some holidays including occasional overtime. Training is provided.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.
Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Drug free workplace
If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check.
Job Locations USA-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/17/2022 2:58 PM)
Requisition ID 2022-24470
Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting
Internal Code #TNA
Internal Reference 493
Internal Code 3 Ind1
Company/Division Transdev Services