Do you enjoy having the weekends off? Do you want to spend the holidays with your friends and family instead of working? Are you friendly, customer service oriented and have a desire to help others? If so then this job may be for you!
Paratransit, Inc. is now accepting applications for Small Bus Driver/Vehicle Operators to operate Paratransit buses safely and efficiently in the door-to-door transport of passengers to scheduled sites; to assist passengers on and off assigned vehicle; to assure the safety of passengers while riding in assigned vehicles; and to maintain accurate records and logs of trip information as required. The schedule for this position is between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with weekends and major holidays off.
The minimum qualifications include, but are not limited to:
- Valid California Driver License
- 1 year experience working as a professional driver (such as bus, delivery driver or Uber) or experience working with individuals with disabilities.
- Clean driving record (no more than 2 points)
- At least 21 years of age for insurability
- COVID-19 vaccination and booster required. Must be fully vaccinated prior to first day of work. Must have booster if eligible.
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana)
- Must be able to work a full-time schedule 5 days a week Monday through Friday 10-11 hour shifts, between 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
- Must be able to complete a post job offer physical
- Excellent communication skills
- Desire to help people
- Reliable and Responsible
- Team player
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A $400.00 sign on bonus (to be paid in increments after 30, 90 and 180 days of employment). Additional $500.00 sign on bonus if you are already licensed to drive a bus with 16+ passengers ( to be paid after training is completed).
Free Kaiser Medical and Free MetLife Dental Benefits on the first day of the next complete calendar month after being employed sixty days. After successful completion of five months’ probation, Vehicle Operators receive ten paid designated holidays per year and begin accruing 4 floating holidays, 10 paid vacation and 12 paid sick leave days per year. Paratransit, Inc. provides training to get your Commercial Driver License at no cost to the employee. Guaranteed 40 hours per week! No working Holidays, late Nights or Weekends!
To apply, please click the link below. Only completed applications will be considered. After you apply you will receive an email from a member of our HR staff who with the next steps in the hiring process.
Applications are not available for pick up or drop off at Paratransit. We are only accepting online applications at www.paratransit.org. Successful applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States in accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations.
If a job offer is made, pre-employment drug testing (including marijuana), fingerprint clearance, and a post-job offer physical are required. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of the above requirements and the ability to provide the required documents to prove eligibility to work in the United States.
If hired, you will be required to obtain a Commercial Driver License with Passenger Endorsement. The license application process must be started no later than the second week of employment and requires a DMV fee of up to $89.00. This fee is the responsibility of the Vehicle Operator. Paratransit, Inc. will provide training to obtain your Commercial Driver License.
Vehicle Operators are required to join the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU).
Paratransit, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer