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Para Transit Driver

Company: Suffolk Transportation Service, Inc
Location: Calverton
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Seeking a full time opportunity with benefits and a company that cares. Apply to be a Para Transit Driver! This is a position with Suffolk Bus Corp., which takes great pride in providing safe passenger transportation. Assisting passengers on and off vehicles, loading, unloading and securing wheelchairs. RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct pre and post-trip inspections to ensure proper operating condition of vehicle and on-board equipment Perform scheduled manifest, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off route trips Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance Provide excellent customer service by operating wheelchair lift and assist handicapped in boarding, and riding in a safe manner by ensuring the safety of all passengers by use of appropriate on-board restraints Communicate effectively with dispatch via two way radio Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity Adjusts to variables in normal working conditions, including adverse weather, traffic and construction, passenger problems, accidents and trip changes Adheres to safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to ensure the wellbeing of customers Responsible for maintaining, supporting and promoting a safe work environment while complying with all Suffolk Transportation Service and Suffolk Bus Corp safety rules, polices, and procedures May be required to mentor new para-transit operators about bus routes and operating procedures Provides assistance in controlling accident or incident scenes Provides vacation and temporary relief, as required Performs other related duties similar in nature and level as assigned Physical Presence at work site required for position. KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles; vehicle safety rules and regulation Knowledge of basic money and time concepts Ability to ready, write and speak Basic English Ability to communicate courteously and effectively QUALIFICATIONS: Must pass pre-employment physical, including DOT medical card and DOT Drug Screen Must be 23 years or older and have one year passenger driving experience. No convictions of driving while suspended or revoked Must be able to work varying shifts. Shifts assigned based on seniority Attend employee meetings; including safety, training, retraining, etc., as required Maintain regular and predictable attendance Ability to complete an assigned task in a safe manner and in a constant state of alertness Must be able to work in a cooperative manner with co-workers and supervisors Understands, encourages, and carries out the principles of safety management Date posted: 04/23/2024

Keywords: Suffolk Transportation Service, Inc, West Haven , Para Transit Driver, Professions , Calverton, Connecticut

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