Countyride Driver I

Baltimore County, MD - Towson, MD (30+ days ago)3.7


Pay Schedule II, Grade H16, Regular Schedule: 40 hours per week

Vacancies exist in the Department of Aging.

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice. Applicants are advised to apply promptly.

A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring in this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for this position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You can attach your license and DOT card to your application.

Failure to submit proof of Driver's License and DOT card may result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties:
Under general supervision, safely drives a passenger bus to transport elderly, disabled, and rural residents to medical appointments, senior centers, or other activities within Baltimore County and Baltimore City.

Operates a CountyRide bus to transport passengers to and from scheduled appointments and activities.
May transport service animals.
Collects tickets and fees.
Ensures that all funds are accounted for.
Advises the operations coordinator, via two way radio, of possible problems and/or special needs of passengers.
Assists passengers in and out of vehicles providing door to door service.
Informs passengers of available programs and services.
Performs daily safety inspections of vehicles.
Maintains cleanliness of vehicles.
Prepares inspection reports.
Prepares other related reports.
Assists sick or injured passengers until emergency medical personnel arrive at the scene.
Operates wheelchair lift and completes tie down procedure for all apparatus.
Ability to be flexible with daily assigned schedules and equipment.
Examples of Other Duties
Performs other related duties as required.

(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.)

Qualifications: Required Qualifications
Possession of a high school diploma or an appropriate equivalent,

plus

at least two years' commercial driving experience transporting passengers.

(Experience as a CDL driver transporting passengers as described in the examples of duties may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years for the required education.)

Licenses and Certificates
Possession of a valid driver's license equivalent to a commercial, class C Maryland driver's license with passenger endorsement and a current Medical Examiner's Certificate in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations is required at the time of application.

Proof of License
Applicants are required to submit proof of their drivers' license at the time of application. Applicants with a license other than a Maryland driver's license must submit a current copy of their driving record at the time of application. Failure to submit proof of license and DOT card may result in your application not being considered.

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: CountyRide Driver I
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Avenue
Towson, MD 21204

You can attach your license and DOT card to your application.

Age Requirements
Non-Maryland residents must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
Qualified applicants will be assigned a rating based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as outlined on their application and supplemental questionnaire. Applicants are advised to state the dates, duties and responsibilities of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Note: Applicants selected for an interview may be required to demonstrate their map reading skills.

Conditions of Employment:
Employees must satisfactorily complete County sponsored CPR and First Aid training, NIMS (National Incident Management System) and maintain certification throughout employment.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The position entails frequent operation of motor vehicles, driving in adverse weather conditions, and occasional heavy lifting.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.