Posted: 08/27/2023

Zia Therapy Center, Incorporated
900 First Street
Alamogordo, NM 883l0
 
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https://jobapps.hrdirectapps.com/applicantform/D0272027664/0
 
POSITION TITLE:              Bus Driver
 
REPORTS TO:                     Transportation Operations Supervisor and Transportation Director
 
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:   None
 
SUMMARY:    Drive van/bus in a safe and professional manner.  Pick up and deliver clients, and passengers in keeping with established schedules and routes.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
l.          Abide by all posted and un-posted traffic laws, rules, and regulations.
 
2.         Load and unload the van/bus in a safe manner.
 
3.         Maintain daily driver logs of all persons transported and indicate times and destinations for any program requiring this information.
 
4.         Report any accident/incident that occurs on the van/bus. An accident/incident report will be submitted.
 
5.         Visually inspect every seat prior to leaving the van/bus at the end of the run to make sure that no person, or item has been forgotten.
 
6.         Responsible for proper daily pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections.
 
7.         Report any accident, no matter how small, to the Dispatcher, Zia, Director and appropriate police.
 
8.         Dress appropriately to handle any van/bus situation.
 
9.         Comply with all applicable Zia Therapy Center, Inc. policies and procedures.
 
10.       Observe all appropriate safety guidelines.
 
11.       Display a professional and positive attitude during the workday and have the ability to work well with others.
 
12.       Other related duties as assigned.
 
NON ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  None
 
EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED:    High school diploma or equivalent.
Drivers are required to complete the following trainings:

  1. Defensive Driving
  2. 1st Aid/ CPR
  3. Crisis Management
  4. PASS
 
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:   
1.         Two years CDL driving experience.  Passenger van/bus preferred.
 
SKILLS NEEDED: 
1.         Must have a New Mexico CDL class “C” or greater with a passenger endorsement or the ability to obtain a passenger endorsement.
2.         Ability to solve problems and identify alternatives.
3.         Ability to work in a fast paced/multi-task environment.
4.         Ability to lift 50 pounds.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to meet or exceed the following physical requirements, with or without accommodations. These are estimates only and can change from day-to-day depending on tasks assigned.
  1. Walk- 10%
  2. Stand- 10%
  3. Sit- 70%
  4. Bend/Stoop- 5%
  5. Lift/Carry- 5%
 
 
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS:    
1.         Current New Mexico CDL “Class C” or greater with a passenger endorsement.
2.         Must be able to successfully pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing.
3.         All employees working with Zia clients are required to comply with Zia’s automobile insurance carrier’s requirements.
4.         Must have a current CDL DOT physical.
 
EEO Statement: Zia Therapy Center is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Additional details in Zia’s Policy Manual.

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