Transdev Paratransit Bus Driver- Nassau County, NY in Garden City, New York

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 designed for 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 $17.35

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

Responsibilities:

  • Drive a transit bus and transport passengers around Nassau County, NYin a safe and courteous manner

  • Greet passengers, ensure fare payment and maintain a safe environment

  • Notify dispatch of any incidents, accidents, mechanical concerns

  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

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

  • A valid NY State CDL Class B 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

For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers

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.

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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

Requisition ID 2017-6492

Job Locations US-NY-Garden City

Posted Date 5/16/2017

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

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Internal Reference 516

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Company/Division Transdev Services