Driver at Ride Right

Posted in Transportation 21 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newburgh, New York





Job Description:

Consider a Career at Ride Right

Ride Right is made up of people who share a passion for making a positive impact in your community and beyond.  Our culture promotes healthy living, excellent work-home life balance, and career advancement opportunities.  Ride Right is a fun place to work, where individuality is encouraged and hard work is rewarded.  Our employees come from a broad range of backgrounds and roles, from our General Managers and Operations Staff, to our drivers and monitors:  all who are working together to make a difference!

We’re seeking Part-time, Transit Drivers for our Orange County, NY location.  This position will be responsible for providing Non-Emergency Medical Transportation services in a reliable and safe manner, as well as ensure our customers receive the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism. This work is done in compliance with the procedures defined by the client and in conformance with company procedures.

Responsibilities:


  • Provide safe and reliable transportation to customers

  • Provide and demonstrate excellent defensive driving skills

  • Provide excellent customer service to clients and customers

  • Ensure on-time pick-up and drop off of customer

  • Demonstrates understanding and sensitivity of the needs of older adults and individuals with disabilities

  • Familiarity with the main roadways and major highways in the service area

  • Ability to understand highway traffic signs, signals, maps, manifests,  and schedules

  • Ability to speak, read and write the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, dispatchers, passengers

  • Complete thorough vehicle pre-trip, post-trip, and DVI inspections as required

  • Familiarity of FTA and DOT regulations

  • Complete paperwork as required

  • Utilize tablets or electronic device as required

Minimum Qualifications:


  • ​High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Class C CDL or better with Passenger “P” Endorsement

  • Clean MVR and background check

  • Must have 5 years of driving experience

  • Possess a continuously valid US driver’s license for the past two years, from date of issue

  • Must be able to pass DOT physical and pre-employment drug/alcohol screening

  • No suspensions, DUI, or More than 1 citation in the past 5 years and must pass criminal background investigation

  • Must be able to work days and potentially weekends.

  • Knowledge of Newburgh, New Windsor and Cornwall Areas

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Ride Right, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  Ride Right, LLC considers qualified candidates with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, State, and Federal law.  If you are in need of accommodations, please contact People & Culture at (888) 409-6879 or talent@ride-right.net.