Transdev Paratransit Driver Aide - San Francisco, CA in Brisbane, California

Overview

Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

Assists paratransit operators in the provision of stair-assist passengers and other non-driving responsibilities of the paratransit bus operator. Assists disabled passengers. Ensures the highest quality of paratransit bus service is delivered to the company’s customers.

Responsibilities

  • Assists drivers in inventorying, placing and storing securement devices and straps during pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle.

  • Apply proper bending, lifting processes to assist maneuvering passengers in mobility devices safely up and down stairs

  • Assist driver provide passenger service for boarding and deboarding, including proper and safe use of wheelchair lift, securement of mobility devices, attaching seat and/or posey belts

  • Assist driver serve passenger with getting to and from the vehicle from the door of their origin/destination

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

  • Accurately completes all reports required

  • Follows rules and regulations of the Company; follows instructions of management and supervisors

  • 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 and/or required by the company

  • Provides transit information to passengers as needed; providing friendly, professional customer service interaction

  • Maintains confidentiality of passengers’ information

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • Must be 21 years or older

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret transit system operating rules, regulations, policies, phases and routes

  • Ability to assist handicapped passengers when needed

Travel requirement (as a percent): 100% of time is spent in the field

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • Primarily seated in vehicle; stress caused by passengers and traffic; must be able to get in and out of the vehicle to assist passengers; some pulling and stretching required when assisting disabled

  • Must be able to work in all types of weather

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, or religion or other legally protected status.

Drug free workplace

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, including motor vehicle check to DOT standards

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

This opportunity was made possible by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Contract Compliance Office’s Employee Training Program.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law—Discrimination is Prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and by Executive Order No. 11246 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964—Administered by The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission prohibits discrimination because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, or National Origin by Employers with 15 or more employees, by Labor Organizations, by Employment Agencies, and by Apprenticeship or Training Programs. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against should contact:

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

1801 L Street NW., Washington, DC 20507

Executive Order No. 11246—Administered by The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs prohibits discrimination because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, or National Origin, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment by all Federal Government Contractors and Subcontractors, and by Contractors Performing Work Under a Federally Assisted Construction Contract, regardless of the number of employees in either case. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against should contact:

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC 20210

EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Job Locations US-CA-Brisbane

Posted Date 1 week ago

Requisition ID 2017-7275

Position Category Driver/Operator - Bus, Paratransit, Taxi, Limo, Shuttle

Internal Reference 514

Company/Division Transdev Services