Work Location:Dilley, Texas
Days and Hours of Work:Work Environment:
Extensive and frequent driving to include day, night and inclement weather.
Extensive and frequent overnight travel.
Some air travel required
Varying schedule based on customer demands to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Transportation Specialist training course.
Annual re-certifications and in-service training courses specified in TCA policy 3-11.
Any additional training as deemed necessary to include customer specific training.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Establish relationships and communicate with individuals at agencies, maintaining order with residents and minimizing the use of force.
Assist with ongoing and required communications with Trip Management in the Operations Center.
Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
The Transportation Specialist (Resident) is responsible for operating the residential transportation system under the supervision of the Transcportation Supervisor in Charge and providing oversight and coordination of all trip activities in accordance with TransCor America policies, procedures and goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Provide and manage resident safety, security and transport in accordance with all policies, procedures, and applicable regulations and statutes.
+ Responsible for resident pickup from a sending agency, transporting and delivering resident and resident property to specified receiving agency.
+ Prepare and complete necessary forms and reports legibly and accurately.
+ Conduct regular vehicle and equipment inspections.
+ Comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and State motor vehicle regulations.
+ Maintain physical and mental fitness to endure demanding trip schedules while retaining alertness, as well as protecting team, residents and the public in times of emergency.
+ Consult with Transportation Supervisor, Trip Management and other Operations Center personnel in assessing situations and making decisions.
Education and Experience:
+ High School Diploma or equivalent.
+ Possess a valid Class A or B commercial driver's license with airbrake and passenger endorsements.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
+ Superior interpersonal skills. Ability to get along with diverse personalities, interact tactfully, display maturity and practice flexibility.
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills.
+ Must meet or exceed the standards of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
+ Successfully complete the Transportation Specialist training course, background screening, and pass a Human Performance Evaluation.
+ Meet or exceed contractual requirements of work location to include, but not limited to background screening, substance abuse testing, security clearance, certifications and licenses.
+ Ability to travel in a high stress environment for long periods of time.
+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently driving, sitting, standing, bending, reaching, squatting, climbing and twisting; occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.