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Via Mobility Services Bus Driver - Access-a-Ride in Denver, Colorado

Bus Driver - Access-a-Ride

Salary

$12.50 Hourly

$12.50 Hourly

Location

Denver, CO

6500 Franklin St, Denver, CO

Job Type

Driver

Department

Access-a-Ride

Job Number

0138

Closing

12/30/2016 11:59 AM Mountain

  • Description

  • Benefits

Job Summary

The Access-a-Ride Motor Vehicle Operator is responsible for safely operating and transporting the public on this curb-to-curb and door-to-door motor vehicle transit service. The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to, the functions outlined below. Management retains the discretion to add-to and/or change the duties of the position at any time, if necessary.

Looking for Full Time and Part Time positions

Job Responsibilities

Report to work on time and in proper uniform as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Maintain a strong attendance record.

Possess a valid Colorado Driver License and Department of Transportation medical card.

Perform pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections as instructed by the Safety & Training Coordinator per Via's Standard Operating Procedures.

Safely operate a passenger transportation vehicle.

Possess a functional knowledge of the demographics of the service area.

Maintain a good rapport with the general public, provide curb-to-curb and door-to-door assistance and appropriately perform safety precautions with riders with disabilities and/or special needs.

Complete daily manifests (schedules), daily transportation logs, contract sheets, incident reports and other recorded information, as required.

Review schedule prior to leaving base to clarify any schedule, client, route, address or special need(s) information. Follow driving schedule as per daily assignment sheet, which includes additional assignments and/or changes as conveyed by the dispatch department.

Responsible for proficiency and safety in operating all wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts, tie-down systems, radios, and special equipment on all Via vehicles.

Responsible for cleanliness on both the inside and the outside of the vehicle.

Other responsibilities, as assigned.

Job Requirements

Must be able to pass a DOT physical examination.

Must maintain a valid DOT medical card.

Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License.

Must possess and be able to maintain a clean Motor Vehicle Record.

Must have knowledge of occupational hazards and safety practice and procedures.

Must have a reliable work history with strong attendance and punctuality records.

Must have a neat appearance and a sincere desire to work with any level of the general public.

Qualifications

Sit in driver's seat for long periods of time.

Use full range of sense of hearing including tone, pitch and volume when operating a transit vehicle, using two-way radio and assisting passengers and the public.

Use full range of sense of speech including annunciation and projection when using the two-way radio and assisting passengers and the public.

Use full range of sense of vision including depth perception, color vision and near/far acuity when operating a transit vehicle.

http://viacolorado.org/employee-benefits/

Via is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Via offers a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace

(pre-employment drug screen conducted)

Agency

Via Mobility Services

Address

2855 N. 63rd St

Boulder,

Colorado,

80301.

Phone

303-447-2848

Website

http://viacolorado.org

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