Status: Full-Time and/or Part-Time
Use your skills to make a difference for thousands of Missourians. Challenging, rewarding positions available with OATS will be posted here. OATS is always seeking
talented, results-oriented people who want to make a positive impact in their community. After successfully completing the first six months of employment, employees working more than 20 hours a week are eligible to receive benefits, life insurance and personal leave.
OATS drivers transport riders in a company vehicle to a predetermined destination. Drivers are an integral part of OATS operations representing our company in your community. We provide safe, reliable and courteous transportation to all. This position calls for initiative, sound judgment, attention to detail and accuracy. For many of the people you will be transporting, you aren’t “just a driver;” you’re a friend, a contact with the outside world, a lifeline.
As an OATS driver you will:
Comply with Federal, State, local and OATS vehicle operating rules and regulations.
Assist riders of all ages and abilities; treat riders with respect, dignity and courtesy throughout the trip. Some drivers handle wheelchairs on a regular basis and must be able to follow all applicable procedures. Our drivers are required to assist all riders on and off the bus.
Be responsible for the excellent condition of an assigned OATS vehicle and equipment. Perform daily safety and maintenance inspections of assigned vehicle, and report necessary repairs to designated office staff. Keep assigned vehicle clean at all times, which includes performing minor maintenance, washing vehicle and cleaning interior.
Complete required paperwork and submit to regional office in timely manner.
Attend routine paid training. May attend volunteer committee meetings if applicable.
Other duties as assigned.
Chauffer’s license (Missouri Class E or Commercial Drivers License) with no more than four (4) points assessed.
Must be able to pass a U.S. Department of Transportation physical and road test.
Must take and pass drug screening, and undergo random drug and alcohol testing.
Computer skills are helpful.
Must be a minimum of 25 years of age.
Must be bondable.
Have a proactive, helpful, can-do attitude with the flexibility to adjust to different schedules/routes.
Neat, organized, able to work independently and welcoming to our riders.
Physical Demands (if applicable):
This is an active job that requires many physical demands including sitting, walking, bending, reaching, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying.
Must be able to lift and carry packages up to 50 pounds.
OATS provides Equal Opportunity Employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in
employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service or other protected status.
OATS participates in E-verify.
NOTE: Our online application process requires an active email address.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION and to apply online: http://careers.oatstransit.org/careers/