|Department:||District 6 (Hi-Lo Circle)|
Job Title: Van Driver
Job Code: 0818
Department: District Six
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Department Supervisor
Under direction, performs the various tasks relating to the transport of passengers in passenger vans.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this class.)
Operates a passenger van safely and efficiently. Follows specific regularly scheduled routes and/or responds to requests from dispatch or management for unscheduled pick-ups or drop-offs. Assists passengers in boarding and exiting vehicle. Loads and unloads packages and other items. Transmits and receives over two-way radio system. Coordinates with dispatch in the scheduling of passengers for the van.
Monitors traffic and weather conditions and notifies dispatch of potential problems. Reports accidents or other safety situations to dispatch. Reports malfunctioning items or damage on a vehicle. Counts money and makes correct change for passenger fares.
Inspects exterior and interior of vehicle at beginning of each shift for properly operating headlights, turn signals, brake lights, air conditioning or heating, mirror adjustment; properly inflated tires, windshield wipers, vehicle damage, etc. prior to moving vehicle. Responsible for ensuring inside and outside of vehicle are properly cleaned and fueled on an ongoing basis. Keeps interior of vehicle neat and orderly.
Completes driver sheet to document names and number of persons served.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
- Knowledge, Skill, and Ability
Knowledge of Madison County and surrounding areas. of requirements and standards related to the safe and efficient operation of commercial vehicles. Skill in the operation of commercial passenger vans. of federal, state and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial passenger vehicle. Ability to perform routine maintenance on small commercial vehicles and to identify vehicle problems and malfunctions. of basic first-aid and/or CPR techniques. Ability to coordinate passenger scheduling; ability to interact with a wide variety of people and to effectively use maps and follow directions.
Experience in the operation of a van or similar vehicle.
- Physical Requirements
Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Must take and successfully complete a drug screen and physical.
Ability to maintain records, lift up to 50 lbs. and the ability to push or pull up to 200 pounds. Must have the ability to read, write and speak the English language. Must be able to see and hear well enough to effectively perform the job.
- Certifications or Licenses Required
Must have a valid driver’s license.
$ 11.50/ hr.
MADISON COUNTY COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER