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Paratransit Operator - FB

Company Name:
Transdev
Overview:
Veolia Transportation is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.
Operates a transit bus and transports passengers with disabilities safely in accordance with Company policy and local, county, state, and federal laws.
Responsibilities:
Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle; sets correct destination and route signs
Operates various types of vehicles, as assigned, safely, in all types of weather and traffic conditions, according to printed passenger schedules and Operators schedules
Arrives and signs in on time; works hours as scheduled; wears clean, neat uniforms
Picks up and discharges passengers at scheduled locations safely; regulates heating and ventilating equipment on the bus for the comfort of passengers
Collects proper cash fares, following fare collection procedures
Reports all accidents, incidents, or unusual occurrences to dispatch office immediately; submits written reports on accidents, incidents or unusual occurrences as required
Accurately completes all reports
Follows rules and regulations of the Company
Adheres to all regulations related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); assists passengers as needed, to enter and exit vehicle safely; correctly operates wheelchair lift with proper safety restraints as requested by the customer
Provides transit information to passengers as needed
Other duties as required.
Qualifications:
Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :
Must be 21 years or older
Must have a good driving record
Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred :
High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, preferred
Possession of a valid Class B or higher Commercial Driver's License with Passenger endorsement and Air brake endorsement preferred
Experience :
Previous bus or other heavy duty vehicle driving experience preferred
Skills and Knowledge Required:
Good motor skills, good hearing, accurate color perception
Ability to apply proper driving procedures
Ability to learn transit routes and schedules and adapt to changes; ability to read a map
Ability to read, understand, and interpret transit system operating rules, regulations, policies, phases and routes
Ability to assist handicapped passengers when needed
Basic math and writing skills
Clear speech
Travel requirement (as a percent): 100% of time is spent in the field
Pre-Employment Requirements:
Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
Primarily seated in vehicle; stress caused by passengers and traffic; must be able to get in and out of the vehicle to assist passengers; some pulling and stretching required when assisting disabled
Must be able to work in all types of weather
For more information please visit our website at
Veolia Transportation is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.
Drug free workplace
Applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check, including motor vehicle check to DOT standards
Requisition ID: 2014-2188
Job Locations: US - MD - Hyattsville
Posted Date: 10/1/2014
Position Category: Operations Support/Road Supervision
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