Transit Driver

Transit Driver


Title: Transit Driver
Schedule: Monday through Friday
Location: Longview, WA
Opening Date: September 27, 2011
Classification: Full Time
Hours: 8 am to 5 pm
Salary Range: $13.00
Closing Date: October 7, 2011

Position Summary: Transport individuals within our service area to and from community resources.
This position is a one (1) year grant funded position possibly longer.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate assigned equipment, including computerized cellular communications and
  • navigation equipment, operation of handicap lift, secure wheel chair and tie downs when
  • necessary
  • Responsible for the health and safety of all passengers
  • Perform daily trip inspections
  • Responsible for the care, maintenance, and cleaning of the vehicle both inside and out
  • Maintain a safe orderly vehicle at all times
  • Responsible for obeying all traffic laws and regulations
  • Must be friendly and courteous with co-workers and passengers at all times, also assist other
  • staff in keeping shop and other work areas clean and presentable

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Possess a valid Washington State driver’s license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated
  • Provide a department of licensing driving record report. Minimum allowable points on driving record: 4 points
  • Must submit to and pass a DOT drug screening and must pass the criminal background check through the Washington State Patrol if a resident of Washington for three years or a FBI background check if not a resident for three years
  • Medical examination is required

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and a Drug & Alcohol-Free workplace.

Except as provided by Title 25 CFR, Section 472 which allows for Indian preference in hiring, the
Cowlitz Indian Tribe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national
origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, or membership or non-membership in an employee

Please mail resume to:
Human Resources Department Cowlitz Indian Tribe
P.O. Box 2547 Longview, WA 98632