JOB DESCRIPTION: DRIVER (CDL-B w/passenger endorsement)
Job Status: Full time or part time
Reports to: Driver Manager and/or Safety Director & Training Manager
Positions Supervised: None
Work Schedule: To be determined
Bellair Charters / Airporter Shuttle is a transportation company humbly serving our passengers by delivering an extraordinarily safe, reliable and friendly travel experiences – from start to finish. We drive so others can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. After more than 35 years in business, the company has grown from two employees and one vehicle to operating 70 vehicles – luxury motorcoaches, minibuses, vans – and employing 100+ people across Washington State. To date, more than 3.5 million passengers have traveled car free and carefree with Bellair Charters / Airporter Shuttle.
Take your seat behind the wheel of a Bellair vehicle and engage with our passengers while providing safe car-free, carefree transportation across Washington State. Whether a fixed schedule shuttle driver or charter driver, you’ll keep vehicles moving down the road with minimal supervision while complying with company policies and DOT regulations. In addition to operating with kindness, integrity and ingenuity, you’ll provide intentional, engaging customer service. Your success will grow the company’s ability to expand both shuttle and charter service while simultaneously developing and strengthening your driving skills and knowledge.
Already hold a CDL, but no passenger endorsement? Come drive for Bellair Charters / Airporter Shuttle, where passenger endorsement will be included in your paid training at no additional charge.
Pay rate starts at $19.00 per hour with scaled pay increases to follow. For great customer service, you have the potential to earn an additional $2-$5 per hour in tips.
- Transporting passengers to and from company facilities and points of interest (e.g., Airport, parks, concerts, and venues).
- Using a wheelchair lift to assist passengers in wheelchairs on and off the bus. This involves pushing and pulling the chair in place and securing it with tie-downs.
- Lifting baggage up to 60 lbs. (frequently).
- Sitting for long periods of time.
- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify safety risks and areas for potential errors, problems, and defects.
- Communicating with dispatch, customers, and managers, including the delivery of company safety and health messages, or playing pre-recorded messages.
- Getting information – observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government officials, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or email.
- Documenting/recording information – entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
- Transportation – principles and methods for moving people or goods by road, air, and sea (seldom), including relative costs and benefits.
- Customer and Personal Service – Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- English language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Law and government – knowledge of laws, legal codes, and government regulations.
- Operation and control of a variety of passenger vehicles and coach buses.
- Operating and monitoring gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine sure a machine in working properly.
- Active listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Service orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people.
- Time management – Managing one’s time and the time of the others.
- Far vision – the ability to see details at a distance.
- Control precision – the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a vehicle/bus to exact positions.
- Depth perception – The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
- Reaction Time – The ability to quickly report (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (lights, sounds, pictures) when it appears.
- Response orientation – The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals.
- Near vision – The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Selective attention – The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
- High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
- 6-months to 1-year experience (preferred, but not essential to position).
- Non-CDL to CDL Driver Track: Valid Drivers’ License.
- CDL Driver: Valid CDL A or B Drivers’ License.
- Must be able to demonstrate safe driving skills by passing our road test and becoming certified in company vehicles.
- Must be able to pass DOT physical and drug screening.
- Must be 25-years of age or older.
Drivers will spend most of their working hours inside the bus. When they reach their destinations, Drivers will be required to be outside to check passengers in and out and take care of the passenger’s luggage needs.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONA STATEMENT
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.