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Bus Driver (Per Diem)

Amsterdam, NY
Bus Driver (Per Diem)

Location: Amsterdam, NY                               
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Transportation Supervisor                                                  
Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting, pushing, standing and sitting for prolonged periods
Hours of Work Variable from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Usually a morning and/or afternoon route.  Weekends and holidays as needed. Number of hours vary up to 1000 hours per year.
Pay $24/HR

Job Summary:
The Bus Driver is responsible for operating all agency vehicles, while ensuring accurate documentation and adhering to all safety and cleaning procedures.  The position also assists passengers when needed and provides person centered attention and support to individuals being transported. 

Job Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED required. 
  • Qualified or able to be qualified DOT 19-A preferred. 
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and have a minimum of six months experience driving a bus. 
  • CPR certification or able to be CPR certified.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.
  • NYS Class B CDL driver’s license with passenger endorsement required.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Operate all vehicles in accordance with Liberty Transportation manual guidelines.
  • Maintain accurate mileage and attendance documents as required.
  • Physically assist passengers as needed and required.
  • Complete vehicle pre-trip, DOT inspection and paperwork as required.
  • Maintain a clean vehicle with weekly cleaning as required.
  • During inclement weather, call in as required.
  • Maintain professional appearance in accordance with transportation manual
  • Report traffic infractions/tickets before the end of the business day.
  • Provide person centered individual attention to all consumers to include respect,
dignity, patience and courtesy.

Disclaimer – The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Liberty reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend its policies, programs and/or guidelines, including the contents of this job description, at any time without prior notice.  A candidate’s rate of pay is based upon a consideration of several factors which may vary based upon the position.  These factors may include education, prior work experience, licenses, certifications and labor markets.  In addition to your pay, Liberty cares about you and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family.  Liberty offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves.   


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