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Transit Driver

Krapf Bus Companies West Chester, PA Full-Time/Part-Time
$16.00 - $17.70 / hour
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This sign-on bonus program is at the discretion of company management, and can be ended at any time. No current Krapf employees are eligible for a sign-on bonus and this program is only in effect for newly hired driver’s.

Summary of Description: The employee in this position provides daily transit bus transportation of passengers to and from assigned pick-ups and drop-off points in accordance with contract requirements.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the Krapf Bus Companies vision and mission in all activities.

  • Accept and demonstrate the Krapf Core Values of commitment, open communication, respect and excellent service.

  • Represent the Krapf Bus Companies and conduct all activities in a professional, business-like manner.

  • Comply with all Company employee policies, safety policy and substance abuse prevention policy.

  • Comply with all applicable federal and state regulations regarding operation of commercial vehicles.

  • Safely operate a transit bus on an assigned route as directed. Demonstrate courtesy and professionalism while on the road.

  • Conduct vehicle inspections as required by DOT regulations.

  • Report mechanical defects to the appropriate shop personnel.

  • Maintain, read and understand route sheets including time changes.

  • Maintain scheduled route to established time and mileage. Immediately notify supervisor of changes/delays.

  • Maintain control of passengers at all times to insure safe operation of vehicle. Record and report incidents/problems through appropriate procedures established by the Company.

  • When transporting special needs/exceptional passengers, manage care and behavior within guidelines established by state.

  • Report all vehicle and passenger accidents/incidents to your supervisor promptly and comply with company accident response procedures.

  • Report work-related injuries to supervisor and comply with company workers compensation procedures.

  • Maintain valid driver’s license, physical exam certification and appropriate endorsements.

  • Complete required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Comply with company procedures regarding vehicle keys, lock boxes, and video cameras.

  • Attend in-service training and safety meetings as required by federal and state regulations and by the Company.

  • Complete re certification requirements in a timely manner.

  • Keep vehicle clean and orderly on a daily basis.

  • Fuel bus in accordance with terminal standards.

  • Operate vehicle communication systems within guidelines of company policies.

  • Report all personal motor vehicle violations to supervisor, and as required by DOT regulations.

  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age and possess a valid commercial driver’s license with valid endorsements.

  • Must meet DOT physical qualifications with or without state approved waivers.

  • Must have a satisfactory motor vehicle record, criminal history record and child abuse history record.

  • Ability to safely operate commercial vehicles.

  • Ability to manage vehicle and passenger emergencies in a calm, appropriate manner.

  • Must successfully complete skills and classroom re certification training as required every 4 years.

Physical Requirements: The requirements below are representative of the physical abilities needed to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.

  • Sitting for 4-8 hours per day.

  • Must pass DOT Physical.

  • Vision adequate for reading traffic signals and signs, maps and schedules.

  • Hearing adequate for general traffic conditions, traffic signals, emergency vehicles and monitoring and using vehicle communication equipment.

  • Range of motion adequate for safe operation of commercial vehicles.

  • Range of motion and sufficient mobility to safely evacuate passengers, including but not limited to access emergency exits via the isles of the vehicle.

  • Repetitive use of hands, arms and legs for operating vehicle controls.

  • Ability to climb steps of bus and sufficient mobility to access vehicle emergency exits.

  • Ability to reach overhead & to shoulder height and to push/pull to clear vehicle of ice and snow.

  • Ability to bend and stoop to conduct vehicle inspections and to properly secure wheelchairs.

  • Ability to push & pull with up to 40 lbs. of force

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Range of motion and sufficient mobility to safely evacuate passengers, including but not limited to accessing emergency exits via the isle of the vehicle

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