CDL Bus Drivers in Buffalo, NY
PLSIII DBA Cedar Bus Company Posted: 2021-10-12
Buffalo, NY 14215
The Cedar Bus Company is a professional and caring environment focusing on providing safe and reliable para-medical transportation to our clients. Our team focuses on maintaining client integrity and offering service not only consistently and timely, but with the utmost respect to our clients. As the fastest growing and largest para-medical transportation provider in Western New York, we are looking for individuals who wish to enter an environment that fosters career and professional growth.
We're hiring Bus Drivers in multiple locations!
The Bus Driver is responsible for transporting clients in a safe and efficient manner consistent with the organizational mission and vision and in compliance with company policy, state and federal DOT regulations and applicable laws. Specific responsibilities include driving company vehicles, interacting with clients, program personnel, and client support staff in the field, communicating with dispatch in a clear and concise manner, and maintaining a professional appearance and demeanor in the field. This position generally follows a typical Monday through Friday work week and is considered a split shift position with AM runs in the morning and PM runs in the afternoon into the evening. However, there are some situations that would dictate otherwise as required by customer demand such as charters, med runs, or shuttle runs. This has the potential to include weekend work per request.
Working Conditions: Varied, per the nature of this job, drivers can expect to spend 90-95% of their time on the road. Other time spent will be at the site location, training, cleaning and assisting the operation as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Ensure transportation and workplace safety policies are in compliance with company, state and federal regulations. • Safely transport clients to and from programs in the mornings and afternoons • Obey all applicable vehicle and traffic laws • Perform pre and post trip inspections of the bus before and after each run and report any defects to management • Ensure that the bus is kept cleaned and fueled as well as fluids being topped off • Ensure safety of all clients. This includes securing wheelchair bound clients as well as operating the wheelchair lift • Keep your routes updated and dispatch abreast of any issues that may arise (e.g. running behind schedule) • Clean bus daily and proper usage of PPE • Report all disciplinary issues to operations management so appropriate measures can be taken • Assist clients with getting on and off the bus as needed • Be flexible and drive other vehicles and routes as needed • Work as a member of a team - with monitors, operations staff, and customers • Attend periodic regular safety trainings • Must be dependable and punctual • All other job duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager and/or his or her designee.
Required Qualifications: • High School Diploma/GED • Must possess driver license • Valid NYS Drivers’ License - CDL Class “C” or higher with passenger endorsement or CLP • Be at least 21 years of age • Have a valid DOT medical card or the ability to obtain one • Ability to pull and push 250 lbs. and lift up to 50 lbs. Job Description • Ability to sit for long periods of time and bend to secure wheelchair bound clients • Ability to display empathy towards clients • Willingness to submit to a drug test and a comprehensive background check • Willingness to grow within the company Preferred Qualifications • Applicable transportation industry experience • Experience with transportation, logistics, or navigation software • Experience using electronics and tablets • Experience in transporting individuals who have developmental disabilities • First aid qualified
The Cedar Bus Co. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Up to $18.00 per hour
Apply by email below or in person at 401 E. Amherst Street Buffalo, NY and fill out an application between 8am -4pm M-F