Disability Rights Texas (DRTx) is an exciting and passion filled workplace with well over 100 professionals across Texas' 254 counties dedicated to protecting and advocating the rights of people with disabilities. With a voluntary turnover rate well below 10%, it's no surprise that DRTx staff report levels of satisfaction and engagement that, in many cases, exceed other US employers. DRTx may be the place for you to begin or continue your career!
DRTx is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment upon any unlawful basis. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to inquire about employment. We make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees who have a disability. If you are in need of an accommodation to apply for one of our positions, contact us at (512)454-4816 and ask for the HR Director. All extended job offers are contingent upon the results of a comprehensive background check. Some jobs require clearning background checks throughout employment. Having a criminal record will not automatically eliminate a job offer. DRTx does not accept resumes or applications for positions not listed. Further, DRTx does not accept unsolicited referrals from any search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Disability Rights Texas' property, and Disability Rights Texas will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers or in any manner outside the identified process detailed above. Benefits listed in job postings are highlighted features of many of the benefit plans sponsored by Disability Rights Texas. Full details of these plans are contained in the legal documents governing the plans. If there is any discrepancy between the plan documents and the information described here, the plan documents will govern. In all cases, the plan documents are the exclusive source for determining rights and benefits under the plans. Participation in the plans does not constitute an employment contract. Benefit plans or practices may be subject to amendment, modification, or termination. Benefits may change during employment; nothing guarantees that any plan provisions will continue in effect for any period of time.
Disability Rights Texas is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency (P&A) for people with disabilities in Texas. Our mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and equal participation in society.
This position will be called upon as needed to support employees with visual impairments by providing transportation to work related meetings and events in and around Austin. This position will pay $12 per hour plus related travel expenses in accordance with policy.
This position will not have a regular work schedule but work on-call.
The driver must obey all driving laws for where they are driving, be courteous to the individual(s) they are driving, escort individual(s) to meetings, and assist with navigation or general personal support services when requested.
The driver must provide their own vehicle that is in good working order, clean, maintained, and safe according to the legal standards for where it is operated.
The driver must maintain insurance in accordance with the laws for where it is operated.