Bay Transit-Drivers Wanted! Part-time Colonial Beach, VA

Colonial Beach
7/23/2021

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Position Description

Bay Transit is seeking Part time drivers with excellent driving records and customer service skills. You must have a valid Virginia driver’s license for at least one year; high school diploma or GED required; be at least twenty-one years of age and three years driving experience is preferred. Driving positions may require some evening and weekend work for special transportation requests. $12.00 per hour; applications here and at any of the Bay Transit offices in New Kent, Gloucester and Warsaw, Va. For more information, call 804.250.2019 ext.1114 to speak to Pat Sanders or email psanders@bayaging.org. See the job description below. A copy of your Motor Vehicle Report is required to be considered for this position. Please attach to your application or upload with your resume.


JOB SUMMARY
Ensure all Bay Transit passengers have a safe and timely ride to meet their transportation needs to work, retail, medical, legal, educational or recreational facilities. Reports to the Regional Transit Operations Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Pick-up and drop-off passengers as scheduled in RouteMatch or deliver meals to Bay Aging clients.
2. Passenger safety: Ensure all passengers have their seatbelt fastened. Assist passengers with special needs when entering and existing the bus. Is responsible for securing wheelchairs.
3. Maintain contact with dispatcher with two-way radio and tablet.
4. Accommodate last minute route changes when instructed by the dispatcher.
5. Responsible to maintain a clean bus inside and out.
6. Responsible for collecting fare or transit tickets from passengers and complete appropriate paperwork.
7. Responsible for completing a time card accurately every day.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Rely on experience and knowledge of the service area to drive safely and efficiently. Perform a predetermined and limited number of tasks. Work closely with dispatcher and schedulers to ensure passengers have a safe and timely ride.

Decision making is limited to the exact order of the route to pick up and drop off passengers. Usually confer with the dispatcher when deviating from the manifest.

Working knowledge of:
- Electronic tablets and two-way radios.
- Occupational hazards and safety precautions when working vehicles and transporting passengers.

Ability to:
- Operate 12-passenger transit bus safely and drive about 300 miles per shift.
- Read a map
- Interact with passengers in a courteous manner.
- Handle small amounts of cash accurately and responsibly
- Work a flexible schedule Monday through Friday with occasional night and weekend work.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work in the bus with some physical requirements (ability to lift 50lbs, walking and climbing stairs, assist passengers, and push wheelchairs). Limited exposure to weather conditions. None of the essential functions of the position can be performed virtually.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school Diploma or equivalent. Must possess a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.

FLSA status: This is a non-exempt position.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. From time to time, the supervisor will ask job holder to perform additional duties related to the completion of the work.

Bay Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status.

Type: Part-time
Pay: $12.00 per HOUR