Part-Time Mini Bus Driver

Do you enjoy driving? Do you enjoy helping make a difference in the lives of seniors? Do you have a
good driving record? If so, consider applying to be a mini bus driver for the Canoe Brook Senior Center in
beautiful Branford! We have a new community center where the Senior Center is located right in the
heart of Branford.
Essential Job functions
The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of
work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from
the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Includes but not limited
to other duties that may be assigned.
 Position is part time, between 8-14 hours per week
 Provide transportation services; drive bus or car, receive radio calls for follow up pickups, assist
riders into bus and into seat if necessary; ensure compliance with seat belt policy.
 On shopping days, load grocery bags on/off bus and carry to passengers’ doorstep.
 Complete daily transportation logs.
 Keep current on Federal and State transportation laws as they pertain to passengers, drivers and
vehicles. Adhere to safe driving practices.
 Address any accident, emergency, or a complaint from riders within established protocols.
 Participate in random drug testing.
 Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
 Works cooperatively with other drivers, Transportation Coordinator, and Director to ensure
schedule coverage and promote a team effort to serve the public.
This position works under the direction of the Transportation Coordinator and Senior Center Director
following department standards, procedures, and policies.
Minimum Required Qualifications
 Must have and maintain a CT driver’s license and hold a CDL Class A, B, or C with P (passenger)
 Must adhere to CDL drug testing regulations.
 CPR and AED training provided to qualified candidate
Knowledge Skill and Ability
Knowledge: Ability to operate 12-20 passenger mini-bus; knowledge of how to provide responsive
customer service; knowledge of issues and concerns of seniors; knowledge of regulations related to CDL
and passenger vehicle operation.
Skill: Must practice safe driving procedures; possess good verbal communication skills; strong customer
service skills; aptitude for maintaining paperwork; skill in using the mentioned equipment.
Ability: Ability to deal with senior citizens and remain calm under pressure; ability to recognize and
identify and solve problems; ability to maintain working relationships with all passengers and coworkers; ability to enforce rules; ability to map locations.
Job Environment
Driving is performed in a moderately and loud noisy traffic with regular interruptions via 2-way radio for
pickup assignments; driving is done under possible adverse weather conditions, including extreme hot
and cold.
Requires the operation of a bus, car, cellular phone, copiers, and other standard office equipment.
Contacts require a high level of courtesy and patience. Errors in judgment or omissions could result in
injury to others, delay in services, potential liability.
We are an equal opportunity employer, women and minorities encouraged to apply. All resumes are confidential.
Candidates must successfully pass a substance abuse test given at the Town's expense. The Town of Branford
conducts background investigations for all positions prior to hiring. Refusal to sign the release form will terminate
the candidate from further consideration.


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