Transdev [PART-TIME/FULL-TIME] Para-transit Bus Operator- Las Vegas (*No Class B Needed*) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Overview

Transdev Services, Inc. operates public transportation services under contract with governmental entities in North America. Here in Las Vegas, Transdev is the contract operator for the Regional Transportation Commission’s (RTC) paratransit service since August 3, 2014. The paratransit share ride service provides public transportation for people with disabilities, as required by federal law, specific to those who are functionally unable to independently use regular public transportation. We know that paratransit service is much more than just a specialized transport service. For our passengers, paratransit means accessibility and independence.

Why Drive With Us?

  • Pay rates ranging from $14.30 - $20.18 per hour

  • We offer development opportunities

  • Excellent benefits including affordable medical, dental and vision insurance, union pension, vacation pay, paid holidays and much more

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

Compensation : $13.00 per hour (training rate). Hourly wage increases after training period (per the respective Collective Bargaining Agreement)

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 C or higher Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement preferred

Experience:

  • 1-2 years of previous bus or other heavy duty vehicle driving experience preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.

  • Must be able to work weekends, days and evenings, nights and holidays.

  • Must be able to use company communications systems, and communicate clearly and effectively in person and over the radio.

  • Must be able to read a map and possess knowledge of the service area.

  • Must be hospitable, guest/customer service oriented, and be willing to serve the needs of passengers.

  • Additional certification requirements must be met under Section 391.49 of the DOT code concerning the loss or impairment of limbs.

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. Preference of shifts/work schedule time or dates will be disqualified.MUST be open to all available shifts.

  • 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 www.transdevna.com/careers

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, 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

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Requisition ID 2018-8947

Position Category Driver/Operator - Bus, Paratransit, Taxi, Limo, Shuttle

Internal Reference 221

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services