Commission on Aging

$15.16 – $17.01/hour (after 6 month probationary period, depending on experience)
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED. A valid Michigan driver’s license, excellent driving record + ability to become PASS certified are required. Previous experience working with elderly and/or handicapped persons is extremely helpful.
Ability to operate a variety of office machines, complete daily inspections and paperwork, including vehicle repair requests and other documents, along with other duties as assigned.

General Summary

Transportation Drivers are responsible for transporting clients to and from their homes, to appointments and other destinations, in and out of Ionia County. Drivers complete a minimum of 2 annual trainings including PASS certification, knowledge of other COA programs and services along with other relevant topics to maintain high quality service delivery and support to Ionia County Seniors. Must be able to assist clients in an out of vehicle, able to work with wheelchairs, walkers and able to lift, push, pull, kneel and crouch. Must be willing to work in various weather extremes/driving conditions and be able to respond to crisis and/or difficult situations in a professional manner.

A completed Ionia County Application for Employment, along with a cover letter and resume, are required. Please submit to:

Ionia County Administrative Building
Human Resources
101 W. Main Street
Ionia, MI 48846

Applications can also be picked up at the Ionia County Commission on Aging – 115 Hudson St, Ionia MI 48846. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Ionia County is an equal opportunity employer.

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To apply for an open position, download the Ionia County Employment Application and return it to:

Ionia County Administrative Building
Human Resources
101 West Main St.
Ionia, MI 48846

Employment Application