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Transit Operator

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services
Culpeper, VA Full-time
Posted on November 10, 2019

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Board has a unique opportunity for individuals that desire to serve their community. We are looking for friendly people that would like to assist us with transporting our consumers. If you have a valid driver's license and you can operate a passenger vehicle, we want to hear from you! Position pays $11.25/hour.

Essential Duties:

  • Pick up, drive, and drop clients off at designated locations.
  • Assist clients with boarding and departing vehicles, including operating vehicle wheelchair lift equipment.
  • Completes pre-trip maintenance and safety inspections.
  • Must be able to work 5 days/week (Monday – Friday)
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to push strap wheelchairs and enter vans for each pickup and drop off; assist clients as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Some High School
  • At least one year driving experience
  • Experience operating passenger vehicles or similar equipment and in dealing with the public preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of regions traffic rules and regulations.
  • Ability to operate passenger vehicles and related equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Ability to remain alert and calm during periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid Virginia driver’s license with acceptable record.
  • Maintain training and certifications as required.
  • Work requires moderate physical effort working regularly with lightweight materials and occasionally with heavyweight materials (up to 50 pounds).