- Positions start at $15.00 per hour
- $250 new hire sign-on bonus
- No experience necessary - paid training provided
- Full benefits package and flexible scheduling available
- Part-time and full-time schedules, evening and weekend shifts available
- Weekly pay
Safely and reliably transport and assist passengers to and from pick up and drop off locations including community based programs and/or other activities and events.
1. Conduct pre-trip and post trip inspections of your assigned vehicle as required.
2. Route passenger stops efficiently based on a manifest.
3. Conduct emergency evacuation drills as required.
4. Instruct passenger riders regarding safety.
5. Drive defensively under varying traffic conditions and inclement weather.
6. Drive with safety of passengers as first priority.
7. Establish favorable working relationships with passengers, co-workers, company customers and company management.
8. Transit drivers shall achieve self improvement by attending training sessions, annual in-service and workshops conducted by company and/or other approved agencies.
1. Operate transit vehicle types and lift equipment as assigned.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of geographic service area of the transit routes traveled.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of federal and state laws and local ordinances related to transportation.
4. Deal with varying behaviors and characteristics of transit passengers.
5. Adhere to all company policies.
6. Be alert and exercise good judgment concerning emergencies and day-to-day operations.
7. Able to conduct a vehicle evacuation drill as required by company.
8. Keep accurate records and reports as required, submit in a legible condition, turn in at the specified time.
9. Act in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
10. Secure all equipment that is required for each passenger as prescribed in company policy.
11. Be able to lift, store, and disassemble/assemble wheelchairs of a maximum weight of 40 pounds and/or other ambulatory devices required by the passenger.
BODY MECHANICS OF TRANSIT DRIVER
Transit drivers are required through their employment to perform various tasks. These physical tasks require varying degrees of lifting, pulling, bending and carrying of heavy objects.
Some examples of these are:
1. Opening and closing a vehicle hood and lifting the hood up to perform pretrip requirements.
2. Opening and closing of all vehicle doors.
3. Bending, pushing and pulling to load and unload a wheelchair, with or without a passenger, onto a lift platform, by exerting a maximum of 40 lb. of push / pull pressure.
4. Bending, supporting and otherwise physically helping passengers into and out of a vehicle.
5. Carrying and lifting into and from the vehicle, personal articles and adaptive equipment of various weights and sizes.
6. Bending and stretching for the cleaning and securement of equipment in the interior of the vehicle.
7. Bend, stretch, pull and drag all persons, equipment or other types of articles that would be of varying sizes and weight out of vehicle doors and/or emergency exits on demand.