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Motor Coach Driver 

Location Lansing, MI - Trailways  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Pay Rate $17.50+ per hour depending on experience  
Shift Various Shifts  
Close Date  


Safely and reliably transport and assist passengers to and from locations, educational or sporting events, community-based programs and other special activities.


1. Conduct pre-trip and post trip inspections of your assigned vehicle as required.
2. Use established routes and designated stops.
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 other drivers, maintenance personnel, passengers, clients, and other involved persons.
8. Drivers shall achieve self improvement by attending training sessions, annual in-service and workshops conducted by Dean Trailways and/or other approved agencies.

Position Requirements


1. Operate all vehicle types in transporting passengers used by Dean Trailways
2. Identify with geographic service area and routes you travel.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of rules and regulations promulgated by local, state, and federal agencies.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of state laws and local ordinances.
5. Effectively deal with exuberant behavior characteristics of riders.
6. Administer disciplinary procedures in keeping with company policies.
7. Be alert and exercise good judgment concerning emergencies and day-to-day operations.
8. Shall be able to conduct an evacuation drill as required by Transportation Management.
9. Keep accurate records and reports as required, submit in a legible condition, turn in at the specified time.
10. Conduct yourself as a professional Dean Trailways staff member at all times.
11. Operate all vehicle lifts as prescribed in Company policy.
12. Secure all equipment that is required for each passenger as prescribed in Company policy.
13. Be able to lift, store, and disassemble/assemble wheelchairs of a maximum weight of 40 pounds.
14. Be able to lift and store luggage and devices required by passengers (up to a maximum of 70 pounds).


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 large vehicle hood and lifting the hood up to perform pretrip requirements of the engine.
2. Opening and closing of vehicle entrance and emergency 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 motor coach or other Company vehicle.
5. Carrying and lifting into and from the vehicle, personal articles and luggage 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, luggage or other types of articles that would be of varying sizes and weight out of emergency exits on demand.


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