**Up to $20.50/hour and $5,000 hiring bonus**
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DRIVER – Full time and part time opportunities available! Get hired on the spot! Join the leading Chicago ADA Paratransit provider in Chicago!
We are proud to offer these great benefits to our drivers:
– GUARANTEED HOURS and Year-Round Work
– FREE Life Insurance
– After 60 days, eligible for Health Insurance, Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance.
– Save for your retirement and the company will MATCH YOUR 401k CONTRIBUTION
– PAID Vacation and Sick Time
– PAID training
– PAID Holidays
– Enjoy Shift PREMIUMS
The primary function of the Paratransit DRIVER is to provide SCR’s customers/riders with door-to-door transportation in accordance with SCR’s standard of excellence.
Essential Job Functions:
Provide door-to-door transportation for passengers using a SCR issued vehicle.
Plan routes to destination and evaluate alternatives for unexpected detours or emergencies.
Pick up passengers in response to radio or telephone relayed request for service.
Exhibit safe and defensive driving skills in accordance with SCR’s driver training.
Follow proper procedure when transporting passengers including but not limited to proper wheelchair securement and providing passenger assistance at entries and exits.
Open and close doors for customers.
Provide passenger with easy entry and exit at pick up and drop off locations.
Maintain knowledge of proper methods to load and unload, distribute and secure passengers.
Indicate completion of trip as instructed (e.g., through Mobile Data Terminal or Dispatch).
Complies with local traffic regulations. Evaluates and maintains proper speeds and distances based on road conditions and traffic conditions.
Completes accident and/or incident reports.
Collects and records appropriate cash receipts and fares.
Completes Pre-trip and Post-trip inspections (e.g., records mileage, fuel level, vehicle defects, etc.).
Key performance indicators:
Daily on-time performance
Daily productivity (trips per hour)
Your ability to follow the department Standard Operating Procedures
Customer service and appearance
Must hold a valid Illinois or Indiana Driver’s license; CDL is NOT required
Must have held a valid Driver’s license for 2-5+ consecutive years
Must obtain a Court Purpose Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
Must be able to pass a criminal background check
Customer service, verbal and written communication, and problem solving skills.
Transport clients to and from destinations.
Arrive at destinations on schedule.
Fulfill administrative needs, like office pickups.
Research and plan for traffic, construction, and weather delays.
Use navigation applications to determine the best route.
Always interact with clients professionally.
Ensure that the vehicle is always fueled and ready for use.
Arrange for vehicle repairs as needed.
Keep mileage records and repair records up to date.
Perform other duties as assigned.
SCR has been succeeding as an industry leader in the field of ADA Paratransit services since 1986, providing transportation to mobility-challenged individuals. It’s the goal of SCR to provide reliable, safe, clean and comfortable transportation to this group of individuals. This type of transportation is essential for connecting passengers to friends, family and medical based services. As a result, we select drivers and staff that wish to help people care for themselves. Our Paratransit Operator’s understand how to effectively and safely transport clients and we are looking for the right people to join our team.
compensation: Up to $20.50 and $5,000 hiring bonus
employment type: full-time