Via Mobility Services Bus Driver - Call-n-Ride in Boulder, Colorado

Bus Driver - Call-n-Ride

Salary

$11.50 Hourly

$11.50 Hourly

Location

Boulder, CO

2855 N. 63rd St, Boulder, CO

Job Type

Driver

Department

Operations

Job Number

0141

Closing

10/14/2016 7:05 AM Mountain

  • Description

  • Benefits

Job Summary

The Call-n-Ride Vehicle Operator is responsible for safely operating and transporting passengers on this 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.

A.M. CNR float 4:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday

Job Responsibilities

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

Maintain a strong attendance record.

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

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 assistance and appropriately perform safety precautions with riders with disabilities and/or special needs.

Complete daily manifests, record passenger pick-up and drop-off times, record miles on and miles off and record other information, as required.

Collect and accurately record rider fares.

Create schedule via cell phone communications with customers.

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

Responsible for floor-sweeping and interior window cleanliness of the bus.

Record pick-up and drop-off times.

Record mileage on and off.

Job Requirements

Must be able to pass a DOT physical examination.

Must maintain a valid DOT medical card.

Must possess a valid Colorado State Commercial Driver License with a class C P1 or higher endorsement.

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 cell phone and assisting passengers and the public.

Use full range of sense of speech including annunciation and projection when using the cell phone 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.

Use hands and fingers (manual dexterity) for vehicle controls and the handling of paperwork.

Push passengers in wheelchairs over short distances.

Pull passengers in wheelchairs over short distances.

Stoop when performing vehicle inspections and securing wheelchairs.

Crouch when performing vehicle inspections and securing wheelchairs.

Kneel when performing vehicle inspections and securing wheelchairs.

Bend at the knee, hip, and waist when operating vehicle, performing vehicle inspections and securing wheelchairs.

Twist at the knee and waist when operating vehicle, performing vehicle inspections and securing wheelchairs.

Reach forward, backward, upward and downward when operating vehicle, performing vehicle inspections, and securing wheelchairs.

Stand while performing vehicle inspections and assisting passengers and the public.

Walk while performing vehicle inspections and assisting passengers and the public.

Be subject to wet, cold and/or hot environmental conditions.

Be subject to a low risk of injury due to vehicle accident, mechanical failure, fire and/or explosion.

Be subject to vehicle noise and vibration while operating a transit vehicle.

Be subject to vehicle exhaust, fumes, odors and road dusts.

Write reports in a coherent, legible manner.

Collect and count fares.

Other functions, as assigned.

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