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Are you looking for a job in transportation industry by becoming a driver at Transport Care Services.  As one of our drivers, you will assist clients with their transportation needs as you help build a positive role in our local community.  Our drivers display professionalism and courtesy during each transfer.  Apply today to see if you qualify to become a transfer driver.

Looking for a job in transportation? Transport Care Services is hiring.

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Positions Available


ParaTransit Driver Overview

Type: Full-Time (FT)
Salary: DOE
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Date Posted: August 25, 2015
Job Post Closing: August 30, 2015

The paratransit driver operates a cutaway vehicle and transports passengers with disabilities safely in accordance with company policy and local, county, state, and federal laws.

Office is based out of Columbia, SC at 3613 Lucius Rd, Columbia, SC 29201.

You will need to bring a paper copy of your certified full MVR (motor vehicle record) from the DMV with you. Please understand that you need to have a full driver’s license for 10 years to be considered for this opportunity; this does not include provisional. Also your license needs to be in good standing.

Local travel to operate the vehicle is required

Responsibilities

  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle; sets correct destination and route signs
  • Operates various types of vehicles, as assigned, safely, in all types of weather and traffic conditions, according to printed passenger schedules and Operators schedules
  • Arrives and signs in on time; works hours as scheduled; wears clean, neat uniforms
  • Picks up and discharges passengers at scheduled locations safely; regulates heating and ventilating equipment on the bus for the comfort of passengers
  • Collects proper cash fares, following fare collection procedures
  • Reports all accidents, incidents, or unusual occurrences to dispatch office immediately; submits written reports on accidents, incidents or unusual occurrences as required
  • Accurately completes all reports
  • Follows rules and regulations of the Company
  • Adheres to all regulations related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); assists passengers as needed, to enter and exit vehicle safely; correctly operates wheelchair lift with proper safety restraints as requested by the customer
  • Provides transit information to passengers as needed

Other duties as required.
Training is required.  (NO CDL NEEDED).
You will be required to work  weekend shifts during the month.

Qualifications

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Must have had your full driver’s license for 10 years and have your driver’s license in good standing
  • Driving checks are completed in Columbia, SC – you must have a clean driving record
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to arrive to work everyday on time
  • Please complete your on-line application at the time you apply

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, preferred

Experience: 

  • Previous professional driving experience preferred
  • Ability to pass extensive background check and ability to obtain Motor Vehicle Record demonstrating safe driving behavior from DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) as well as pass background check and drug screen. This includes fingerprinting.
  • Please check your email frequently as an interview may be requested via email.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Good motor skills, good hearing, accurate color perception
  • Ability to apply proper driving procedures
  • Ability to learn transit routes and schedules and adapt to changes; ability to read a map
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret transit system operating rules, regulations, policies, phases and routes
  • Ability to assist handicapped passengers when needed
  • Basic math and writing skills
  • Clear speech

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and an extensive criminal background check.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
  • Primarily seated in vehicle; stress caused by passengers and traffic; must be able to get in and out of the vehicle to assist passengers; some pulling and stretching required when assisting disabled
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather

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Utility Worker Overview

Type: Full-Time (FT)
Salary: DOE
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Date Posted: August 25, 2015
Job Post Closing: August 30, 2015

The utility worker must be able to perform basic shop duties. They must also be able to perform detail cleaning and fueling of equipment with limited supervision. Additionally, the utility worker may be asked to complete basic forms and fare box duties (i.e., diagnostic, repair, installation). Finally, they must possess a valid CDL license with air brakes and passenger endorsement and are required to work shifts.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible and accountable for maintaining service and repair of cash revenue fare boxes for vehicles at the facility.
  • Responsible for moving or positioning a variety of equipment.
  • Will perform basic troubleshooting of two way radio units.
  • Will be responsible for the auto fleet PMI program.
  • Responsible for basic shop and housekeeping duties.
  • Other duties as assigned for the efficient operation of the facility.
  • Responsible for checking fluid levels and adjusting as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of shop safety standards.
  • Must have a strong commitment to safety.
  • Must be well organized.
  • Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess a CDL with airbrakes.
  • Must be self motivated and able to perform without constant or immediate supervision.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours or shifts.
  • Ability to work on a team.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Less than 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.
  • Greater than 90% of work is accomplished open garage facility.
  • Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • May be asked to lift and carry up to 60 pounds.
  • May be exposed to cleaning chemicals, you will have access to safety protective gear.

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Ambassador/Customer Service Rep Overview

Type: 1 Position Part-Time (PT) / 1 Position Full-Time (FT)
Salary: DOE
Location: Columbia, South Carolina

The Ambassador/Customer Service Representative at Transport Care Services is an enthusiastic, friendly individual who will provide a positive TCS experience with every guest/customer interaction related to inquiries, comments, complaints and/or questions about Transport Care Services. This includes a steady volume of internal and external customer interaction; provides information regarding our routes and services; ensuring that our customers receive an excellent level of service and help with their questions and concerns; demonstrates a commitment to customer service and integrity. They will quickly analyze customer concerns and needs while balancing the needs of the business. In this role an Ambassador/Customer Service Representative for TCS performs a variety of functions to ensure that the best quality of service is provided to each guest/customer.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license (one year).
  • Two years customer service and basic office experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong passion for delivering a great guest/customer experience with every guest/customer interaction.
  • Proven interpersonal skills dealing with the public required.
  • Pleasant telephone voice/manner.
  • Ability to interact professionally and in a friendly manner with internal customers on all levels and be able to work well with diverse groups.
  • Ability to deal patiently and in a friendly manner with external customer problems and complaints while remaining courteous when faced with difficult or angry customers.
  • Highly motivated; must be a team player, yet able to work well independently.
  • Active listening and problem solving skills.
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
  • Ability to work various shifts or flexible work schedules; able to assist where needed.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office computer skills, data entry, clerical and filing capability.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work well under pressure.
  • Must be able to work outside and endure weather conditions. Regularly exposed to heat, sun, fumes, airborne particles and noise levels.
  • Must be able to pass a physical exam, drug test and a criminal background check.

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Transport Care Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status.

Drug free workplace.

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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