Job Details

Job Title:
Paratransit Driver

Job Location:
Savannah, Georgia

Salary:
$15.00 - $15.00

Salary Frequency:
Hourly

Description:
**COMPANY IS OFFERING A $1000 RECRUITING BONUS**SUMMARY:Paratransit Drivers for Teleride Services are the "Ambassadors of Goodwill" and provide quality transportation by picking up and dropping off disabled passengers, collecting fares, operating vehicle along prescribed routes and providing excellent customer service. Ensures safety is top priority and the highest quality of customer care is provided to customers in a timely manner.REQUIREMENTS:* High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.* Two years of relevant experience preferred or any equivalent combination of education and job experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully do the job.* Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.* Must exhibit both written and spoken communication skills.* Must read a map and possess knowledge of the service area.* Must work flexible hours between the hours of 4:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m., weekdays, weekends, and holidays.* Must be hospitable, guest/customer service oriented, and be willing to serve the needs of passengers.* Candidates will be required to sign a background release form.Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:* Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving.* Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.* Safely drive various vehicles.* Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public.* Communicate effectively.* Work independently.* Perform duties under varying weather conditions.* Make independent judgments which have moderate impacts on the organization.Pre-Employment Physical:* Must undergo a pre-employment drug test and physical by a company appointed physician/facility and receive clearance. Licensing and Certification:* Must have maintained a valid driver's license for two years and must possess a current valid State of Georgia driver's license at the time of application.* Must present an original certified Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) issued within the last 30 days verifying applicant's driving history and status for the last three (3) years and according to company, state, and contract requirements. Qualified Candidate must meet the following standards:a. No homicide, manslaughter, or assault convictions associated with the operation of a motor vehicle in connection with a fatal traffic accident within the last (5) years.b. No more than two (2) minor moving violations within the past 36 months.c. No major moving violations within the past 36 months.d. No more than one (1) ticketed at-fault accident within the past 36 months.e. Employer will review the existence of any violations or convictions and may deny employment based on a violation, conviction, or pattern of violations/convictions within the last 7 years indicating safety risks.* No felony convictions including, but not limited to: drug possession, drug trafficking (manufacture, distributing, or dispensing of a controlled substance), assault convictions, sexual offenses, or driving under the influence of a controlled substance or alcohol.Driving Record:* An applicant may be disqualified if he/she: Is less than twenty-one (21) years of age.* Must not have been convicted for leaving the scene of an accident within the last three (3) years.* Must not have been convicted of more than one of the following over the driver's entire driving history: * Being under the influence of alcohol as prescribed by State law.* Being under the influence of a controlled substance.* Have an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or greater while operating a commercial motor vehicle.* Refusing to take an alcohol test as required by a State or jurisdiction under its implied consent laws or regulations.* Leaving the scene of an accident.* Using a vehicle to commit any felony.Physical Demands: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, as sanctioned by the Department of Transportation, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.* Less than 10% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.* 90% of work is accomplished outside or in a vehicle.* Performs physical activities that require considerable repetitive motion and moving of the body, such as ascending, moving/transporting, traversing, positioning self, and maneuvering of passengers and materials.* While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations.* Must be able to operate the company vehicle without the use of DOT prohibited adaptations.Disclaimer Statement:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so qualified.Employer is an:EOE M/F/D/V.A drug-free workplace.When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia. #CBJL

Requirements:
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum Experience: 24 Months

Special Requirements:
Applicant Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
Applicant Must be at least 21 years of age.
Applicant Must have 2 years of relevant experience or any equivalent combination of education and job experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully do the job.
Applicant Must have maintained a valid driver's license for two years and must possess a current valid State of Georgia driver's license at the time of application.

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