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TRANSIT DRIVER(S) - RED LAKE NATION TRANSIT

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

TRANSIT DRIVER(S)

RED LAKE NATION TRANSIT

OPEN: JULY 26, 2018

CLOSING: AUGUST 10, 2018 @ 3:00 P.M.

SUMMARY:

Responsible for transporting people from one place to another for work, errands, school, or other reasons. Takes fares from passengers, issues receipts, announces routes, and ensures passengers get out safely. Reports to Director, full-time position(s) with benefits, salary: $15.00 hourly.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Complies with FTA/DOT Regulations and maintains a current CDL Class C License

• Enforce daily preventative maintenance on all program tools, equipment, and vehicles; including checking vehicle fluid levels, changing vehicle fluids (when necessary), and making sure all equipment are in safe, working condition

• Maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, vehicle operators, dispatcher, and the general public

• Knowledge and execute safe work procedures associated with duties as assigned

• Punctual in work attendance

• The ability to deal calmly and courteously with the public

• Transport people from one place to another on a transit bus

• Operate bus by applying brakes, starting and stopping engine

• Drive regular routes on a schedule

• Announce next destinations

• Drive through traffic and obey traffic laws

• Deal with unruly passengers

• Stop frequently, often only a few blocks apart and when a passenger requests a stop.

• Collect fares

• Answer questions about schedules, routes, and transfer points

• Report accidents or other traffic disruptions to a central dispatcher, and follow directions when using an alternate route

• Assist disabled passengers

• Check the bus tires, lights, and oil and do other basic maintenance

• Follow tribal, state, and federal transit regulations

• Keep passengers informed of delays

• Ability to multitask instantaneously

• Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be at least 21 years of age

• GED/High School Diploma

• Excellent driving capabilities in environments elements; heat, cold, noise, rain, snow, etc.

• Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Class D Driver License

• Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with passenger endorsement

• Must be able to pass a DOT physical examination

• Must maintain a valid DOT medical card

• Must be able to pass random Drug/Alcohol tests

• Must possess and maintain a clean Motor Vehicle Record

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.

 

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