SOUTHWEST IOWA PLANNING COUNCIL Transit Bus Driver in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

Southwest Iowa Planning Council is currently accepting applications for part-time SWITA Drivers in the Council Bluffs area. As a SWITA Driver you will be operating a passenger car, van or bus that picks up and discharges passengers to their various destinations. SWITA is a demand response curb to curb service. We primarily operate M-F, however weekend and night routes are expandingDriver duties included communication with dispatcher, maintaining scheduled route and trips as directed, ensure the safety of bus and passengers while in route. Will operate wheelchair lift and secure wheelchairs properly. Promotes a positive image of SWITA by fostering positive public relations, assists passengers needing help boarding and departing the vehicle. Performs pre-and post-trip vehicle inspections to identify damaged or defective equipment, maintain bus cleanliness, reports accidents and equipment malfunctions to proper authority. Drivers must complete weekly route paperwork.This position required a Commercial Driveris License Class C with Passenger Endorsement. You do not need to have this license to interview. SWITA will assist you in obtaining this license after an offer to hire has been made.QUALIFICATINSAbility to obtain Commercial Driver's License Class C with Passenger Endorsement within three attempts and then maintain Commercial Driver's LicenseNo record of more than two total moving violations in the last five yearsNo record of more than two accidents in the last five yearsNo record of operating a vehicle while under the influence (OWI) in the last ten yearsNo record of revoked or suspended driver's license in last five years; No record of hit and run accidentsNo record of assault in the last 10 yearsMust have knowledge of traffic laws, and rules