Sunik, an Akima Company, successfully integrates all aspects of Facilities and Logistics operations and management into seamless solutions executed with precision and excellence. This includes building and structures maintenance, vehicle equipment operations and maintenance, ground and surface area maintenance, warehouse operations, material management, shipping and receiving, inventory control, plant operations, data management and more—all continuously measured by the most rigorous outcome base performance metrics. The result: our customers maintain continuity of operations under all conditions while being freed to focus on their core mission. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.
The Shuttle Driver drives a 40 passenger or 22 passenger bus to transport clients, trainees, or company personnel; drives along a defined route according to assigned schedule. This driver may assist disabled passengers into and out of vehicle, secure passengers’ wheelchairs to restraining devices to stabilize wheelchairs during trip; may operate radio or similar device to communicate with base station or other vehicles to report disruption of service, clean and/or service vehicle with fuel, lubricants, and accessories, keep records of trips and/or behavior of passengers, and perform other duties when not driving such as, custodial and building maintenance tasks.
Customer Service, shuttle bus drivers must have exceptional customer service skills. They must be polite and professional, and make sure passengers are satisfied with their ride.
Shuttle drivers must arrive to work on time, drive their vehicles following a set schedule or route.
Drivers must have the stamina to sit for several hours at a time, and the hand-eye coordination to operate their vehicles while watching their surroundings.
Ensure that passengers are safely loaded and unloaded from their buses.
Ability to read street maps, understanding their route by studying maps if necessary.
Must maintain contact with the dispatcher and keep track of passenger pickups and drop-offs as necessary for log count.
Verify the necessary supplies at the start of each shift.
Perform vehicle inspections, including maintaining a clean bus and fueling as needed.
Completing both pre and post shift paperwork including inspection and maintenance review.
Assist with the maintenance and appearance of shuttle bus and report any malfunctions or safety hazards to direct supervisor.
Safely transport customers to the company approved destination.
Safely operate a 40 passenger bus or 40 foot motor vehicle in high traffic urban setting.
Safely Operate ADA lift and assist passengers requiring assistance.
Work a shift Monday through Friday
Provide the company’s standards of service with each customer including maintaining the required uniform appearance, stating the company greeting, answering questions, resolving
Other special projects as assigned by location management.
High School degree required
Must have a CDL Driver’s License with class “B”
Have a Valid DOT Medical Examination Card
Pass a DOT pre-employment drug test and be subject to random tests thereafter
US Citizen with the able to pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI)
Preferred – Minimum two years of prior experience driving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) transporting passengers in a professional capacity with a clean driving record.
Ability to read and comprehend verbal instructions and written correspondence.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and through written correspondence.
Ability to provide customer resolution in a professional and friendly manner.
employment type: full-time
job title: Shuttle Bus Driver