Transit Driver

Ohkay Owingeh
Posted 3 months ago

Job Features

Position TitleTransit Driver
DepartmentPlanning/Transportation
Period to Apply04/09/2022-Open Until Filled
SupervisorPlanning/Transportation Manager
Pay Rate$14.00/Hour
Position StatusRegular Full-Time
FLSA StatusNon-Exempt
LocationOhkay Owingeh

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Transportation Planner, provides safe, reliable and efficient transport for the transport program on a regularly scheduled basis between his/her pick up and drop off destination. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Planning/Transportation Manager.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Provides superior, friendly safe, clean and efficient service while transporting customers in a safe and timely manner. Observes all safety standards, assists passengers as needed, including those with special mobility need and carrying items to/from vehicle.
• Assists customers when loading and unloading as needed.
• Responsible for following up to date, current and varied schedule for the safe transportation of Ohkay Owingeh Citizens to, within and from the Pueblo.
• Performs routine safety checks on vehicles to include; operable brake lights, turn signals, tire pressure, first aid kit, pre and post checks, and emergency road kit.
• Checks the condition on all operating parts of the vehicles, to include; tires lights, brakes, windshield wipers, etc.
• Inspects vehicles before driving to include; gas, oil, water, tires, lights, windshield wipers, and brake and transmission levels, to ensure safety of operation.
• Maintains all accurate documentation related to mileage, consumption of gas, oil, and other service related products.
• Maintains daily trip attendance/logs on all passengers riding the bus or schedule of activities as required.
• Reports problems, accidents, maintenance, or concerns that may affect the smooth and safe transportation of the passengers.
• Maintains vehicle cleanliness by washing and cleaning as needed. Performs general maintenance and up-keep of assigned
Transportation Departments’ vehicle.
• Prepares vehicle reports as required. Arranges for vehicle maintenance.
• Enforces Ohkay Owingeh Transportation Policies on required use of seat belts for all passengers, including self; all children
must be placed in child car seat.
• Maintains accurate, up-to-date emergency contact information on all Americans with Disabilities passengers who regularly
ride the bus.
• Conducts and documents all required training regulations including annual on-board observation, annual behind-the-wheel
and refresher classroom training for bus drivers.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of Traditional Form of Government and Pueblo Customs and Traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions of and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
• Knowledge of rules of the road and road signage.
• Knowledge of vehicle maintenance.
• Knowledge of New Mexico Driver and Passenger Service Regulations.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and
with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to drive safely and efficiently.
• Ability to use a variety of hand tools in performing minor maintenance on assigned vehicles.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to read a standard road map.
• Ability to pass CDL required and mandated physical examinations and meet health requirements on an annual basis.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to safely use cleaning products and safely operate cleaning equipment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.
• Ability to learn the methods of cleaning and caring for buildings, grounds, and equipment.
• Skill in use of cleaning tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Comply with office and personnel procedures.
• Ensures contract compliance for Grants, and Major Federal Programs; insures compliance with State and Federal regulations.
• Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice and desire to help when dealing with people.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or GED plus one-year experience
• Current valid New Mexico Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with no DWI’s or accidents in the past three (3) years and a safe
driving record
• Must be 21 years of age
• Must be physically able to perform job duties
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
phoenix.vigil@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

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