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National Express School Bus Driver Trainee in Hermitage, Tennessee

Description

Wise Coaches is currently hiring School Bus Drivers for the upcoming school year to service Charter Schools in the Nashville, TN area.

We offer excellent pay and benefits.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides safe and reliable transportation service to students by operating school buses with a fixed route.

  • Reports any maintenance problems to Maintenance in accordance with Company procedure and does not operate an unsafe vehicle.

  • Reports to duty on time and maintains assigned route on time but in a safe manner.

  • Physically assists passengers in evacuation of the vehicle in case of emergency.

  • Immediately reports any accident or incident per Company policy.

  • Exercises passenger and/or student management per Company policy.

  • Informs all appropriate personnel of problems/procedures.

  • Keeps the interior of the assigned vehicle clean and presentable.

  • Presents a neat and professional personal appearance at all times.

  • Ensures vehicle is properly fueled according to facility procedures.

  • Completes all required paperwork (including route change sheets, time cards, vehicle repair requests) and submits to the appropriate authority in a timely manner.

  • Maintains a cooperative attitude with fellow employees, supervisors, customers, and passengers while always promoting company goodwill.

  • Prepares vehicle for inclement weather conditions, including scraping or cleaning windows, applying tire chains.

  • Safely and efficiently utilizes vehicle equipment, including wheelchair lifts, radios and emergency equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Requirements Include:

  • Tennessee School Bus Drivers must be at least 25 years of age per state law.

  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, all valid applicable state license and other required certifications to operate company vehicles.

  • Must meet physical and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening; as a safety-sensitive employee, will be subject to random substance abuse screening under Company policy.

  • Must satisfactorily complete and pass all training and attend safety meetings and in-service meetings in order to remain qualified.

  • Extensive knowledge of traffic rules and regulations.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to lift and assist passengers when necessary.

  • Must have a high degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of vehicles such as school buses, and/or motor coaches.

  • Must practice defensive driving at all times and avoid vehicular and industrial accidents by practicing safe driving and work habits.

  • Compliance with all applicable company, federal, state, county, district, and contract specific Driver requirements.

Note: All interested applicants for a commercial driver position begin with us as a Driver Trainee. The best-trained drivers in the business work for us because we devote a significant amount of resources, training and development to our employees. Upon successful completion of our training program and successful completion of all necessary requirements for the position, individuals are placed in a Driver role.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company name is : National Express Transit

Job: Driver US Transit

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Hermitage-Nashville School Bus (Office)

Organization Transit

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Driver or Bus Assistant

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 201913

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