1-800-321- RTEC (7832)

Transit Driver

County: 
Laurel County, McCreary County, & Williamsburg
Job Catergory: 
Driver
Job Description: 

Essential Duties: Include, but are not limited to:

  • Transport passengers as dispatched.
  • Be a Courteous driver with respect to passengers, other drivers and pedestrians.
  • Maintain daily service logs, including ridership, mileage, maintenance and fares collected.
  • Vehicle inspection, and assure that the vehicle operated is properly serviced.
  • Provide regular vehicle reports, including immediately report of incident/accidents.
  • Report any unsafe conditions immediately
  • Clean vehicles on a regular basis
  • Maintain adequate time records.
  • Assist passengers as prescribed, including semi-ambulatory and wheelchair passengers.
  • Work flexible hours.  Drivers are paid for actual time driving or when engaged to wait on passengers.
  • Adhere to confidentiality and all policies of RTEC
  • Provide escort of clients when required.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Other duties as instructed by the Supervisor or Dispatcher.
Qualifications: 

High School or General Education Diploma (GED), minimum of five (5) years driving experience, valid Kentucky driver’s license, good driving record, and a clear background record check with no history of violent behavior.  Must have the ability to maintain adequate service records and ability to operate a vehicle in a safe manner and report any unsafe conditions found, must pass the Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination, must remain drug & alcohol free and participate in on going testing.  Must be able to push, pull, stoop and bend to assist wheelchair passengers and secure in tie-down, must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds, must be insurable and bondable.  Must be trainable, pass and maintain certifications in training provided by RTEC, including:

  • Passenger Assistance Techniques,
  • Hazardous Communications Program
  • Defensive Driving
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • First Aid/CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens
  • System Safety and Security Training