The primary function a Motor Coach Driver is to safely and reliably transport and assist passengers to and from locations, educational or sporting events, community-based programs and other special activities.
Specific Job Duties
Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned motor coach
Operate vehicle with safety of passengers as first priority
Instruct passengers of safety procedures
Conduct emergency evacuation drills, as required
Travel established routes and designated stops
Demonstrate defensive driving under varying traffic conditions and inclement weather conditions
Establish favorable working relationships with other drivers, maintenance personnel, passengers, clients, and other involved persons
Achieve self-development by regularly attending training sessions, annual in-service meetings, and workshops conducted by Dean Trailways and/or other transportation related agencies
A Commercial Driver’s License and excellent driving record is required. Must be available for overnight and/or out-of-state travel as needed. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a professional and friendly demeanor as well as exceptional customer service skills. Must pass a criminal background check and DOT physical as well as drug/alcohol screens.
Specific Job Requirements
Operate all vehicle types in transporting passengers used by Dean Trailways
Identify with geographic service area of traveled routes
Demonstrate knowledge of rules and regulations promulgated by local, state, and federal agencies and knowledge of state laws and local ordinances
Be alert and exercise good judgment concerning emergencies and day-to-day operations.
Keep accurate records and reports, as required and submit in legible condition within expected time frame of completion.
Opening and closing a large vehicle hood and lifting the hood up to perform pre-trip requirements of the engine.
Opening and closing of vehicle entrance and emergency doors
Be able to lift and store luggage and devices required by passengers (up to a maximum of 70 pounds). Carrying and lifting personal articles and luggage of various weights and sizes into and from the vehicle.
Conduct an evacuation drill, as required by Transportation Management. In the event of an emergency, bend, stretch, pull and drag all persons, equipment, luggage or other types of articles that would be of varying sizes and weight out of emergency exits on demand.