ON-CALL PARATRANSIT ROUTE DRIVER

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-17-041
Title ON-CALL PARATRANSIT ROUTE DRIVER
Supervisor TRANSIT COORDINATOR
Department PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Location SPOKANE INDIAN RESERVATION
Status PART-TIME, ON-CALL
Rate of Pay $12.00/HOUR
Opening Date APRIL 26, 2017
Closing Date OPEN CONTINUOUS

INTRODUCTION:

Transport passengers in unison with routes and schedules developed by the Transit Team, Transit Planner, and Planning Department Director.   Incumbent’s primary responsibilities are to operate and maintain THE MOCCASIN EXPRESS fleet vehicles consistent with the needs of the Spokane Tribe of Indians and surrounding communities.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate passenger vehicles in a safe and responsible manner in all road conditions.
  • Inspect, schedule and monitor vehicle maintenance.
  • Maintain cleanliness of assigned vehicles and THE MOCCASIN EXPRESS facilities.
  • Operate vehicles to provide public transit services consistent with established routes and schedules.
  • Maintain complete documentation as required by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) compliance regulations.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Excellent human relations skills.
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to work effectively and respectfully within the Spokane Tribal Community and culture.
  • Must have the ability to keep accurate reports and correspondence.
  • Be available for duty during workdays (Typically Mon – Fri)
  • Must be a self-motivator and able to work with little direct supervision.
  • Must have the ability to write/ maintain routine reports and correspondence in compliance with FTA and WSDOT.
  • Must be able to pass random DOT drug testing requirements.

GUIDELINES:

  • Represent the Spokane Tribe in a competent, professional manner;
  • Comply with all of The Moccasin Express and Tribal personnel policies & procedures, Tribal law and Order Code, as well as all federal funding agencies’ guidelines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • This position requires approximately 80% of the time operating public transit vehicles and 20% time allocation for maintenance and cleaning of vehicles and facilities.
  • This position requires the ability to bend, stoop, lift, and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • This position requires the ability to safely operate motor vehicles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass a DOT drug test and all required background checks as required by the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
  • Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License and be tribally insurable
  • This position requires occasional local travel.  Additional travel may be required to attend out of area trainings and meetings.

 

Applications are available at the McCoy Administration Building in the Tribal Human Resources Department:

P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040
Or, can be downloaded online at:  (www.spokanetribe.com)
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson

Ph# (509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

FAX# (509) 458-6556

E-mail: sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com or hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department

no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date

The Spokane Tribe reserves the right to hire according to its Indian Preference Policy

Applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug test

Positions with the Spokane Tribe are subject to a 90-Day Orientation Period