Van Driver / Aid Assistant

29 March 2024
$18 - $22 / hour
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Job Description

TAG B Transportation | Van Driver / Aid Assistant

Join our team of professionals servicing the transportation needs of corporations, governments, universities, and individuals. Today, TAG B Transportation operates one of the largest chauffeured fleets in the Washington metropolitan area and is one of the largest provider of passenger transportation, luxury transportation, and government contract services.

We are seeking conscientious drivers with excellent customer service skills to transport students with disabilities to and from DC area schools. This is a split shift position, working 6am-9:30am and 2pm-5:30pm each school day (Monday-Friday). Experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred, but not required.

We are currently hiring candidates who are flexible to work as either a driver or assistant as needed to cover vacant shifts.

Why you’ll love working here

• Competitive Pay: $18 – $22 / hour
• Great Work Environment: Grow within the company. Most of our leaders started as drivers.
• Competitive Benefits: Health insurance

Must-Have Qualifications

• Valid Driver’s License
• Two years of professional driving experience transporting passengers
• Clean driving record: no negative points or major violations in the past 5 years
• Valid DOT Medical Certificate
• Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug test
• Must be at least 21 years of age

Job Duties

• Provide daily transportation for students with disabilities to and from school.
• Reliable and punctual arrival at every pickup and drop-off location is paramount to this position.
• Assist students when boarding and exiting the vehicle, to include the operation of specialized equipment such as wheelchair lifts and tie-downs.
• Supervise students in the vehicle to ensure their safety, and enforce safety rules such as seat belt wearing.
• Consistently provide excellent customer service with a friendly demeanor, can-do attitude, and willingness to help at all times.
• Work with and without supervision and follow the direction of supervisors when requests are made.
• Perform pre- and post-inspection activities to ensure proper operating conditions, adherence to Company & DOT standards, and compliance with proper safety and maintenance standards.
• Prepare and submit accident/incident reports, and report other required information (both mechanical and cosmetic) in a timely manner.
• Perform daily/routine cleaning and van maintenance activities.
• Conduct re-fueling activities, to include maintaining assigned fuel usage logs.
• Comply with Federal DOT requirements, State driving regulations, DCPS rules and all company safety rules and procedures.
• Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with passengers, co-workers, supervisors, managers, etc.
• Maintain alertness and be observant of any activity, both authorized and unauthorized, and take appropriate actions.
• Perform other related/ additional duties and tasks as assigned.

 

About TAG B Transportation

Employee focused business since 2010, our passion is to provide a variety of transportation solutions for individuals and groups that exceed clients’ expectations through our commitment to safety, excellent service, and lasting relationships. TAG B Transportation has enjoyed continued growth despite regional and national economic downturns; thanks in part to our full-time training, safety management, and our on-site Operations Center that includes a 24/7 dispatch center and a dedicated detailing and maintenance/repair facility.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. TAG-B Transportation participates in E-Verify.