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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

MV Transportation Tulsa, OK

Tulsa, OK
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



We want YOU to join our TEAM!

Now Hiring Drivers! Experienced and Entry Level! Paid Training!

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:

* Loading and unloading of passengers on vehicles.

* Transporting of passengers that are either senior citizens, or persons with disabilities.

* Four point securement of wheelchairs and scooters.

* Escorting passengers to/from first portal of locations.

* Radio communication of transport details with dispatch.

* 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.

* Possess excellent communication and decision-making skills.

* Excellent attendance record.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* 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.

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. MV Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. MV Transportation, Inc. provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.