Paratransit Bus Driver- Garden City, NY

CareerBliss in Garden City, NY

  • Industry: Trucking - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Overview

Paratransit Drivers needed in Nassau Country, NY

Transdev is hiring Paratransit Drivers in Nassau County, NY to provide passengers with disabilities with safe, friendly transportation in vehicles designedfor wheelchair lifts, seats and other special access. This position focuses on non-emergency medical transportation, but we welcome candidates with experience in customer service, home health-care, and providing high-quality patient or other care. Transdev proudly serves our communities with ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) transportation. Come join the largest private-sector operator of public transportation in North America-one that cares about its employees, passengers and their communities.

Why Drive With Us?

* Starting hourly rate $18.48 after training

* We offer paid training, a competitive salary and benefits package

Responsibilities

The Paratransit Bus Operator will transport our customers through Nassau County in a safe and prudent manner, in accordance with all city, county, state and federal laws, as well as company rules and policies. Care for our customers means assisting customers with disabilities and the elderly. Successfully perform scheduled manifest by picking up all clients on time and delivering them to their destinations safely and within a reasonable time frame

* Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle; sets correct destination and route signs

* Operates various types of vehicles, as assigned, safely, in all types of weather and traffic conditions, according to printed passenger schedules and Operators schedules

* Arrives and signs in on time; works hours as scheduled; wears clean, neat uniforms

* Picks up and discharges passengers at scheduled locations safely; regulates heating and ventilating equipment on the bus for the comfort of passengers

* Collects proper cash fares, following fare collection procedures

* Reports all accidents, incidents, or unusual occurrences to dispatch office immediately; submits written reports on accidents, incidents or unusual occurrences as required

* Accurately completes all reports

* Follows rules and regulations of the Company

* Adheres to all regulations related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); assists passengers as needed, to enter and exit vehicle safely; correctly operates wheelchair lift with proper safety restraints as requested by the customer

* Provides transit information to passengers as needed

* Other duties as required

Qualifications

* 21 years old or older with a high school diploma, GED or equivalent

* A valid NY State CDL Class C or higher driver's license with full passenger air brakes in good standing is required.

* Previous bus or heavy duty vehicle driving experience preferred

* Excellent customer and communication skills

* Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed

Physical Requirements Include Ability to:

* Sit for extended periods of time

* Lift, push, pull, and carry tools, objects, or equipment above shoulder level without assistance

* Move up and down stairs easily

* Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping

Pre-Employment Requirements:

* Must submit to drug testing, physical examination, and a criminal background check

For more information please visit our website at

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Job LocationsUS-NY-Garden City

Posted Date6 days ago(1/15/:14 PM)

Requisition ID26

Position CategoryDriver/Operator - Bus, Paratransit, Taxi, Limo, Shuttle

Internal Reference516

Internal Code 3Ind1

Company/DivisionTransdev Services

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