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Paratransit Driver

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023
Description

CLASS SUMMARY:

This is the first of six levels in the Transportation series. Incumbents transport customers in a small passenger vehicle. Responsibilities may include driving a small passenger vehicle on an assigned route; inspecting assigned vehicle for cleanliness and safety; performing routine, minor vehicle maintenance; selling tickets and collecting fares; and maintaining records of activities.

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH MAY 18, 2023, OR UNTIL FILLED. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A VALID CLASS D DRIVER'S LICENSE WITH AN F ENDORSEMENT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. SHIFTS INCLUDE SOME NIGHT AND WEEKEND HOURS FOR THIS POSITION.***
Example of Duties

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  • Drives a small passenger vehicle for the purpose of transporting riders to applicable locations, including special events.
  • Performs pre-and post vehicle inspection activites to identify maintenance needs.
  • Performs routine cleaning activities.
  • Sells tickets and collects fares.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of operational records and reports.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Typical Qualifications

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE(positions in this class typically require):

High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Supplemental Information

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
Licensing Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's License with an F Endorsement.
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry);
Knowledge of:
  • Safe driving principles and practices;
  • Cleaning principles and practices;
  • Basic maintenance inspection principles;
  • Cash handling techniques;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Recordkeeping principles.

SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:
  • Customer service principles;
  • Reading maps to following routes;
  • Conducting bus inspections and recognizing defects;
  • Completing forms, reports, and logs;
  • Performing cleaning duties;
  • Handling cash;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, and extreme temperatures.

NOTE:
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.