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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Paratransit Driver

Fort Myers, USA
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COMPANY: GOOD WHEELS, INC.

Job Description

 

Our Professional Drivers operate lift-equipped, vehicles safely and efficiently in the door-to-door transport of passengers to scheduled sites; assists passengers on and off assigned vehicles which may include passengers with wheelchairs and other durable medical devices; assures the safety of passengers while riding in assigned vehicles; reports schedule delays, accidents, passenger incidents, medical/behavioral problems, emergencies, vehicle equipment failure and/or unusual circumstances to Dispatch and maintains accurate records and logs of trip information as required.

Completes daily vehicle check, obtains signatures from passenger and facilities, reads paperwork.

The minimum qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Valid Florida Driver License

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with three years driving experience for insurability

  • Clean driving record for the past 7 years

  • Experience working with the disabled, elderly and disadvantaged or related area preferred

  • Extensive knowledge of assigned geographical area (Lee County, Hendry or Glades County) preferred

  • Prior experience in the Transportation field transporting passengers preferred

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (must speak, read, comprehend and write English fluently to communicate with our passengers, emergency personnel, the public and co-workers)

  • Maintains a friendly and courteous demeanor when interacting with the public, passengers, and fellow employees through tactful, patient, and courteous interactions.

  • Must have the ability to operate a GPS to assist with navigation and tablets to execute assigned trips

  • Be available to work for emergencies, including hurricanes.

  • Desire to help people

  • Reliable

  • Responsible

  • Team player

     

    If a job offer is made, pre-employment drug testing, a Local background check, a Level II background check, a DOT physical and dexterity test will be required.

    Job Type:

  • Full-time andPart-time

  • Full time receive benefits ( health and retirement ) Part time - no benefits

  • Under 30 hours per week

  • Schedule varies Monday through Saturday

  • Weekends are available throughout the year

Salary: $10.25 /hour

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Visit our website at #removed# to complete an employment application or apply in person at 10075 Bavaria Road, Fort Myers, FL 33913

Company Description
A 501 non profit providing transportation to medical appointments. Good Wheels's mission is:
the safe, reliable, and compassionate transportation of the disadvantaged


Role: Paratransit Driver
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Location: Fort Myers,

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