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RTS Wayne Bus Attendant

Company: Regional Transit Service
Location: Lyons
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Information:Regional Transit Service (RTS) is a regional transit authority established by New York State with more than 1,000 employees who proudly serve customers and business partners in Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. Recognized as one of the best-run transit systems in the nation, RTS partners with the community it serves to provide vital, safe, and sustainable transportation services to nearly 8 million people each year. We carry out our mission by connecting our customers to jobs, school, healthcare, shopping, and recreational activities every day. JOB OVERVIEW:

  • Safely assists developmentally disabled individuals in boarding and disembarking the bus during normal transport and in case of an emergency.
  • Responsible for wheelchair loading, unloading, and securement.
  • Maintains a considerate, cooperative attitude while ensuring the safe transport of the individuals to and from their destinations. SALARY: $15.00 per hour WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, no holidays. Approximately 20-25 hours per week. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Must be at least 19 years of age.
    • Ability to pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and State background check.
    • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred, but not required. *ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
      • Must successfully complete initial training and certification in CPR and First Aid.
      • Must maintain training and certification in CPR and First Aid.
      • Must successfully complete three hours of pre-service instruction in bus safety practices, child management techniques, special needs transportation – including proper techniques for assisting disabled individuals in entering and exiting the bus.
      • Receive a two-hour refresher instruction annually.*All training provided by Regional Transit Service (RTS). PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
        • Ability to bend, kneel, stoop, climb stairs
        • Ability to push/pull up to 50 pounds
        • Ability to work in extreme heat/cold for short periods of time
        • Ability to sit/stand up to 2 hours at a time Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) has a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees in accordance with state and federal law. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.RGRTA is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. RGRTA will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Keywords: Regional Transit Service, Rochester , RTS Wayne Bus Attendant, Other , Lyons, New York

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