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Transit Driver

National Express Vallejo, CA
  • Posted: October 02, 2018
  • Part-Time

Description
Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides safe and reliable transportation service to passengers by operating fixed route buses.
  • Reports any maintenance problems to Maintenance in accordance with Company procedure and does not operate an unsafe vehicle.
  • Reports to duty on time and maintains assigned route on time but in a safe manner.
  • Physically assists passengers in evacuation of the vehicle in case of emergency.
  • Immediately reports any accident or incident per Company policy.
  • Exercises passenger management per Company policy.
  • Informs all appropriate personnel of problems/procedures.
  • Keeps the interior of the assigned vehicle clean and presentable.
  • Presents a neat and professional appearance at all times.
  • Ensures vehicle is properly fueled according to facility procedures.
  • Completes all required paperwork (including route change sheets, time cards, vehicle repair requests) and submits to the appropriate authority in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a cooperative attitude with fellow employees, supervisors, customers, and passengers; always promoting company goodwill.
  • Prepares vehicle for inclement weather conditions, including scraping or cleaning windows, applying tire chains.
  • Safely and efficiently utilizes bus equipment, including wheelchair lifts, radios and emergency equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Additional responsibilities for our Paratransit Drivers include but are not limited to:
  • Must have experience transporting senior and/or disabled citizens in accordance with pre-arranged appointments/schedules
  • Must be able to provide individualized assistance/accommodation to senior and or disabled passengers by utilizing wheelchair lifts, seats and other special access necessary to effect a safe, secure and comfortable ride
  • Must ensure that individuals with disabilities have adequate time to complete boarding or disembarking from the vehicle
  • Previous experience as a Paratransit Driver recommended
Qualifications
Requirements Include:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, all valid applicable state license and other required certifications to operate company vehicles.
  • Must meet physical and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening; as a safety-sensitive employee, will be subject to random substance abuse screening under Company policy.
  • Must satisfactorily complete and pass all training and attend safety meetings and in-service meetings in order to remain qualified.
  • Extensive knowledge of traffic rules and regulations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lift and assist passengers when necessary.
  • Must have a high degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of vehicles such as sedans, vans, paratransit vans, limousines, taxi-cabs, shuttles, transit buses, school buses, and/or motor coaches.
  • Must practice defensive driving at all times and avoid vehicular and industrial accidents by practicing safe driving and work habits.
  • All applicable state, county, district, and contract specific Driver requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Company name is : National Express Transit
Job: Driver US Transit
Primary Location: United States-California-Vallejo-Vallejo, CA
Organization Transit
Schedule Part-time
Employee Status Regular
Job Level Driver or Bus Assistant
Job Shift Variable
Travel No
Req ID: 184442

National Express

Address

Vallejo, CA
94590 USA

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