Routine Driver- Part Time (every other weekend)
*Requires 5 days of classroom training (8am-5pm Mon-Fri and 3 days of driver/mentor training the following week)
EMPLOYEE STATUS: Regular: Full-time/Part-Time; hourly / non-exempt position.
Pay rate: $11.50 per hour, with benefits after 60 days for full time, part time with no benefits
Education: High School Graduate or equivalent preferred but not required.
Age: All ComTrans employees must be at least 18 years old, all driving positions are required to be at least 21 years old as required by insurance. Exceptions may be made for non-driving positions on a case-by-case basis and dependent upon the position and its responsibilities.
Valid AZ driver’s license.
Approved by our insurance company as a driver.
Company Provided Training/Certifications:
Have or be able to obtain a level one fingerprint clearance card
Crisis Prevention and Intervention.
Complete ComTrans Driver Certification Training Program.
Additional Certifications: Some positions at ComTrans require additional certifications when operating vehicles with a design capacity for 8 or more passengers.
Certified through Comtrans to drive vehicles with a design of 8 or more passengers.
Able to pass a Department of Transportation physical exam initially and upon expiration.
Complete ComTrans certification program to operate a wheelchair vehicle
Ability to stand, climb stairs/steps, escort clients to and from destination, kneel, crouch, reach and extend arms.
Able to grasp objects such as steering wheel, car seats, etc
Sit in a driving or sitting position from 1 to up to 12 hours.
Able to get in and out of vehicles multiple times per day
Assisting students/clients in and out of the vehicles multiple times each day.
Able to bend, kneel and secure wheelchairs and clients multiple times per day.
Ability to lift or move at least 40 pounds
Ability to carry, lift and install child seats into vehicles and secure children into child seats.
When required, able to pass a Department of Transportation physical exam initially and upon expiration.
Able to perform vehicle pre and post trip inspections daily and on any vehicle
Able to work in a variety of environments; inside and outside, able to tolerate a variety of climate changes and conditions,
Document transportation issues using professional documentation practices.
Knowledgeable on the Routine Drivers operation and Guide, including the use of vehicles, routing, mapping and car seat use.
Understand and communicate ComTrans policies and procedures as stated in the Employee Handbook.
Ensure the safety of students/clients at all times.
Knowledgeable in the use of appropriate child seats
Escort all students in to destination sites.
Practice defensive driving at all times.
Communicate all issues to the program manager immediately.
Conduct vehicle check prior to start of day.
Maintain a safe work environment
Use appropriate car seats as needed and required by law.
Communicate with dispatch, supervisors, and managers regarding all incidents/accidents.
Ensure vehicle clean at all times.
Follow school district guidelines when transporting students including pick up and drop off
Work closely and effectively with all schools and districts
If assigned an attendant, ensure duties are being performed as intended.
Attend initial and yearly mandatory school transport training.
Able to plan route for next day based on manifest provided
Ensure all paperwork is completed; accurate and turned in at the end of each shift.
Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled