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Transit Driver

Organization: Allendale County
Date Posted: 7/9/2019
Country: United States
Primary Category: Miscellaneous
Type of Position: Part-Time
Education Requirement: High School / GED

Description & Details

Department:  Allendale County Office on Aging         
Position Title: Part-time Transit Driver         
Post Date:  7/8/19                                            Closing Date: UNTIL FILLED
*Applicants must provide a copy of their complete driving record for all states in which they have held a license.*

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:

•    Must be physically and mentally capable of driving at least 400 miles in a work day.
•    Must safely transport clients to and from various locations in the region, in accordance with federal and state motor vehicle and traffic laws.
•    Must be able to safely operate transit vehicles, wheelchair lifts/ramps, and securement devices.
•    Must be punctual and have reliable attendance to ensure dependable service to the public.  
•    Must conduct daily pre and post trip vehicle inspections.
•    Must learn and properly operate computer tablets, transportation software, and GPS units.
•    Must maintain ongoing communication with the transportation supervisors, this includes but is not limited changes to pick ups/drop offs, vehicle maintenance, and emergencies.
•    Must refuel and clean assigned vehicle at the end of each work day.
•    Must call clients to confirm their appointments.
•    Must remain polite in all situations, exhibit professionalism, and demonstrate sensitivity to all passengers’ needs.
•    Must work well with fellow employees and remain responsible with a minimal level of supervision.
•    Must maintain confidentiality of clients’ protected health information and all work related information.
•    Must collect and report all tickets and fares received from passengers.
•    Must maintain accurate and readable written reports, this includes manifests and mileage reports.
•    Must attend meetings and training sessions as required.
•    Must dress professionally, wear supplied clothing, and maintain a well-groomed appearance.
•    Must adhere to Allendale County and the Allendale County Office on Aging’s policies and procedures.
•    Not all duties are included.  Must be willing to perform tasks not included in the job description.  The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and perform any other duties requested by their supervisors.
Minimum Requirements:  

•    Must have a valid South Carolina Driver’s License (minimum five years of experience)
•    Must have 10-year driving record with NO moving violations, at-fault accidents, misdemeanors, felonies, or convictions for driving while intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance.
•    Must not have any theft, fraud, drug, sex offender, abuse, domestic violence, or assault and battery convictions.
•    Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
•    Must be able to read, write, and have basic arithmetic skills.
•    Must work any assigned shift, this includes early-morning, weekend, holiday, and emergency shifts.
•    Must have dependable personal transportation to work.
•    Must have a reliable personal cell phone for communicating with transportation staff.  
•    Must pass a SCDOT physical, Defensive Driving, Passenger Service and Assistance Program, First/Aid CPR, and other required or designated certifications and trainings.
•    Employment is contingent on obtaining and maintaining status as a certified driver for the transportation manager.
•    Must produce a SLED background check upon request.

How to Apply / Contact

Forward resume and cover letter to: mbradley@allendalecounty.com

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