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Have you considered serving your community as a Shuttle Driver? Now’s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love!

First Transit Drivers provide transportation via the Pierce Transit Shuttle ADA service. Our drivers connect people to jobs, healthcare, education, and leisure activities! As a Shuttle Driver, you would provide our clients with the freedom and convenience of reliable, safe transportation. If you love serving people and driving – come work for us!

That is exactly why our drivers say this is the “lots ­of-freedom, life-changing, love-what-you-do” line of work!

 We are proud to offer these great benefits to our drivers:

  • $16.00/HR starting; $16.50/HR after training with annual increases based on years of employment! 
  • Safety & Customer Service Incentive Plan to eligible drivers
  • Attractive benefits package; medical, dental and vision with a large company contribution to you!
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Paid Sick and holidays for our Shuttle Drivers
  • Paid Vacation
  • Cutting Edge Paid Training
  • Year-round work
  • Freedom of being out on the open road (No desk work!)
  • Serving passengers who live and work in your community

You’ll be responsible for:

  1. Drives one of several different shuttle or company non-revenue vehicles in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the contracted service area within a daily assigned time schedule.
  2. Maintains a strong attendance record.
  3. Performs pre/post trip vehicle inspections as required.
  4. Possess a functional knowledge of the demographics of the service area.
  5. Stops at designated points to load and/or unload passengers.
  6. May assist in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids and is required to properly secure wheelchairs and scooters.
  7. Notifies dispatch of deviations, overload, accidents, passenger incidents, medical/behavioral problems, or bus mechanical/electrical trouble.
  8. Assures that fares are deposited into the fare box and dispenses information. Advises passengers of rules and regulations when necessary.
  9. Completes and submits written reports concerning passengers and all accidents.
  10. Operates on-board computer equipment, fare boxes and destination signs.
  11. Assumes any and all other duties assigned.

We want you to drive with us if you:

  • Have good verbal communication skills
  • Are at least 21 years old
  • Have held a valid driver’s license for at least three years
  • Please note all applicants are subject to background check, drug test, and physical
  • Required DOT medical card required. (We pay exam fee!)

First Transit keeps people moving and communities prospering - That’s why we need amazing people like YOU to APPLY NOW!  

First Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status. 

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, FirstGroup will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.


 
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Location
55884 - Tacoma, WA
2310 104th St. Ct. South, Lakewood, Washington, USA, 98499-1503
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Lakewood
  • State:
    Washington
  • Category:
    Driver
  • Contact Telephone Number:
    888-582-2745
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