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Attendant / Bus Aide in Fairfax, VA at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 10/11/2021

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking an Attendant / Bus Aide to provide assistance to operators and passengers for safe transportation as well as to monitor passenger activity on the vehicle while enroute. Your service is to provide a safe environment for our riders. We are looking for candidates who enjoy working with children and have strong communication skills for the Fairfax, VA Division.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist passengers on and off of vehicles to door and ensure engagement of appropriate passenger securements
  • Maintain order on vehicle during transport and proper client monitoring
  • Act as liaison between client agency personnel and operations staff, ensuring accurate attendance and delivery of clients
  • Effectively communicate problems or situations and proactively working to resolving issues that affect agency clients , caretakers and other passengers
  • Aide vehicle operator in the event of accident or passenger emergency in securing the vehicle and safety removing all passengers where necessary
  • Diffuse difficult situations in a positive manner and with respect to the needs of the passengers
  • Ensure safe and clean vehicle condition at the start and end of each shift
  • Communicate effectively with dispatch or central office personnel via two way radio
  • Assist operators in navigating and finding locations where necessary
  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Reliable in attendance
  • Team player and helpful to staff, management, and peers
  • Maintain a safe work area and a focus on safety to reduce the opportunity for injury to self or other employees

Talent Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Able to pass a DOT physical.
  • Must be able to pass CPR course.
  • Be willing and able to provide door to door service for students/clients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent attendance record in previous work experience and able to work outdoors in all weather.
  • Able to work with students/clients of all ages with mental and physical disabilities.
  • Able to work well under pressure and provide excellent customer service.

During the course of employment, employees may receive and have access to confidential information. All employees are expected to respect and maintain the confidentiality of non-public customer and business records and any other information that MV classifies as confidential.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.