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