Transdev Paratransit Operator in North Charleston, South Carolina

Overview:

Transdev, formerly Veolia Transportation, 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.

Operates a transit bus and transports passengers with disabilities safely in accordance with Company policy and local, county, state, and federal laws.

Responsibilities:

  • 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:

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • Must be 21 years or older

  • Must have a good driving record

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred :

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

  • Possession of a valid Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement and Air brake endorsement preferred

Experience:

  • Previous bus or other heavy duty vehicle driving experience preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Good motor skills, good hearing, accurate color perception

  • Ability to apply proper driving procedures

  • Ability to learn transit routes and schedules and adapt to changes; ability to read a map

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

  • Ability to assist handicapped passengers when needed

  • Basic math and writing skills

  • Clear speech

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

  • Lifting, pulling and pushing are among the physical requirements of performing work in this position. Specific required limits of weight are determined by location site.

  • Must be able to work in all types of weather

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.

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

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 2016-5597

Job Locations US - SC - North Charleston

Posted Date 11/8/2016

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

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 723

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services