Driver(s) – Goose Creek Transit
Goose Creek Transit is accepting applications for the position of Driver. We are looking for driver(s) who would enjoy working with the public. Will drive our wheelchair accessible buses and transport passengers to and from designated points. Knowledge of the Sheridan area is helpful.
Two positions are available at this time. The starting wage is $10.30 per hour. Each position works approximately 24 hours per week.
High school diploma or its equivalent
Experience working with the public, older adults or people with disabilities preferred.
Successful applicants must have a clean driving record and pass FTA drug & alcohol screening and Central Registry & Division of Criminal Investigations background check
Offering of job will be dependent upon candidate providing a clean, current Motor Vehicle Department Report.
Essential Job Functions Include:
Routinely follows directed schedule for transporting passengers to and from designated points
Conducts daily pre-trip inspections using the form provided. Conduct a post trip inspection for damage and lost and found.
Provides passenger assistance for customers outside the vehicle as part of our door-to-door service when necessary
Constantly observes and follows traffic laws and safety rules
Communicates location and activity with the dispatcher as needed
Maintains paperwork for transportation area as directed
Provides information to customers about other services as necessary
Adheres to policy and procedures on confidentiality
Provides assistance to staff as needed
Completes orientation and on-going training as directed
Communicates and works with customers and fellow staff members in a respectful manner
Reports concerns of health and safety regarding an individual or the program to supervisor immediately
On a daily basis, the driver monitors, evaluates, and reports vehicle maintenance, fuels vehicle, logs mileage, and submits receipts (as needed)
Maintains vehicle cleanliness daily inside and out
Maintains security of customer donations and tickets
Works with supervisor to provide transportation to special events and day trips
Provides a high quality of customer satisfaction
Strictly follows the organization’s procedures in case of an accident
Reports any traffic citations to supervisor immediately
Other duties as assigned
Regularly drives mid to large size vehicles
Drives in inclement weather
Communicates and exchanges information with others
Stoops and bends on a regular basis
Assists passengers to and from vehicle and with packages when necessary
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong receptive and expressive communication skills
Knowledge of community resources
Ability to handle more than one task at a time
Strong skills in customer service
Safe driving record
Ability to complete Transportation Safety Institute Training, First Aid, Defensive Driving, Drug and Alcohol Training, and Blood Borne Pathogens Training
Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening
Employment is dependent on ability to pass a Central Registry and Division of Criminal Investigations background check
Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing
Applications are available at the receptionist desk of The HUB – 211 Smith Street, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This organization is an equal opportunity provider, an equal employment opportunity and “At Will” employer. You will be notified by phone if an interview is desired.