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Driver in Santa Ana, CA at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

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Job Description

Now Hiring DRIVERS in Irvine, CA

We want YOU to join our TEAM - start your career today with MV Transportation!

Full Time and Part Time Positions Available

The Driver is responsible for safely operating a transit motor vehicle. The primary objective of the Driver is providing safe, reliable, and efficient public transportation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct pre- and post-trip inspections to ensure proper operating condition of vehicle and on-board equipment.
  • Successfully perform scheduled manifest by picking up all clients on time and delivering them to their destinations safely and within a reasonable time frame.
  • Ensuring the safety of all passengers by use of appropriate on-board restraints
  • 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
  • Adjust to variables in normal working conditions, including adverse weather, traffic and construction, passenger problems, accidents and trip changes
  • Provide excellent customer service including assistance in boarding and deboarding, supplying information, and responding appropriately in the event of emergency.
  • Diffuse difficult situations and maintain order onboard vehicle.
  • Document thoroughly the course of the day including odometer readings, times, and passenger information.
  • Accurately collect and reconcile cash fares collected from customers.
  • Team player and helpful to staff, management, and peers
  • Employ all techniques of defensive driving to minimize the risk of preventable and non-preventable accidents and/or passenger injuries.
  • Protect passengers and secure vehicle in the event of accident or injury and communicate effectively with dispatch and operations staff
  • Maintain a safe work area and a focus on safety to reduce the opportunity for injury to self or other employees.
  • Attendance according to local policy.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

Talent Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous professional driving experience preferred but not required.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities and/or senior citizen groups preferred but not required.
  • Safe driving record and clean criminal history.
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language clearly.
  • Ability to navigate the service area through the use of maps and/or on-board directional equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with passengers, passenger representatives and system staff.
  • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations and ensure the safety of all passengers and employees.
  • Knowledge of service area.
We can put you on the road to a great career helping others!

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.