Transdev [PART-TIME] Para-transit Bus Operator- Las Vegas (*No Class B Needed*) in North Las Vegas, Nevada

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.

You are not just a driver, you are an ambassador for the company as the first face our clients see. We are always looking for drivers with strong customer service who support our elderly and special needs individuals. The driver is responsible for safely operating a Ford cut-away vehicle in accordance with Company policy and local, county, state, and federal laws.

*The Employment Application MUST be - complete and include :

  • Applicants MUST identify if Part-Time or Full-Time work is desired;

  • Work history MUST provide at least Ten (10) years of work history

  • Wok history MUST include complete and correct dates of employment, addresses, city, state, zip code, and telephone number;

  • Work history MUST include why the applicant is no longer employed with the historical Employer(s);

  • Work history MUSt also explain any gaps in employment;

  • Applicants MUST be available to work days, evenings, weekends, holidays, split shifts, morning, nights, etc. Shift preference is not given.

  • Applicants MUST have possessed a driver's license for at least one year.

INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered and ultimately rejected.

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:

[[[PART-TIME POSITIONS ONLY]]]

Compensation : $13.00 per hour (training rate). Hourly wage increases after training period (per the respective Collective Bargaining Agreement)

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 C or higher Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement preferred

Experience :

  • 1-2 years of previous bus or other heavy duty vehicle driving experience preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.

  • Must be able to work weekends, days and evenings, nights and holidays.

  • Must be able to use company communications systems, and communicate clearly and effectively in person and over the radio.

  • Must be able to read a map and possess knowledge of the service area.

  • Must be hospitable, guest/customer service oriented, and be willing to serve the needs of passengers.

  • Additional certification requirements must be met under Section 391.49 of the DOT code concerning the loss or impairment of limbs.

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. Preference of shifts/work schedule time or dates will be disqualified.MUST be open to all available shifts.

  • 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

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

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Requisition ID 2017-6880

Job Locations US-NV-North Las Vegas

US-NV-Las Vegas

Posted Date 8/1/2017

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

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 221

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services