National Express Jobs

Job Information

National Express Transit Driver in Temple Hills, Maryland

Description

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides safe and reliable transportation service to passengers by operating position specific vehicles which may include sedans, vans, paratransit vans, limousines, taxi-cabs, shuttles, transit buses, school buses, and/or motor coaches with a fixed or changing 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.
  • Additional responsibilities for our Paratransit Drivers may apply per location requirements and include but are not limited to:
    • Must have experience transporting senior and/or disabled citizens in accordance with pre-arranged appointments/schedules
    • Must be able to provide individualized assistance/accommodation to senior and or disabled passengers by utilizing wheelchair lifts, seats and other special access necessary to effect a safe, secure and comfortable ride
    • Must ensure that individuals with disabilities have adequate time to complete boarding or disembarking from the vehicle
    • Previous experience as a Paratransit Driver recommended


Qualifications

Requirements Include:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age; for 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 sedans, vans, paratransit vans, limousines, taxi-cabs, shuttles, transit buses, 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 federal, state, county, district, and contract specific Driver requirements.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Company name is : National Express Transit




Job: Driver US Transit

Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Temple Hills-Temple Hills, MD

Organization Transit

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Driver or Bus Assistant

Job Shift Variable

Travel No

Req ID: 193486

DirectEmployers