Village Travel is seeking Beeline Drivers to operate our daily line run between Oklahoma City and Newton Kansas. This line connects Amtrak passengers to trains on both ends and serves as a connection for Greyhound passengers. The position starts at $250 per route and is a full-time position with benefits. The schedule can flex between 5 nights per week and 3 nights per week depending on a qualified candidate's preference, availability, and schedule.
This route travels nightly departing Oklahoma City around 10 pm - arriving back in Oklahoma City around 8 am - making stops along the way at exact times. Buses operate in all weather conditions. This position works well for previous school bus drivers who enjoy a fixed schedule but need 12 months of work versus the school year schedule.
Assists passengers in loading and unloading and in some cases collect tickets.
Regulates heating and air systems, lighting, and audio/video systems for passenger comfort.
Complies with local traffic regulations and applicable state and federal regulations.
Reports delays or accidents.
Inspects bus as required per FMCSA rules and company policies.
Loads and unloads luggage in the baggage compartment.
Fuels vehicles when necessary.
Reads schedules and itineraries, interprets maps, processes accident and incident reports, and prepares all necessary company paperwork (including, but not limited to Electronic DVIR's, logs, and work tickets)
Must be able to operate technology to scan tickets at each stop and be able to adhere to set schedule yet be flexible with late trains/buses which are out of our control.
Be at least 25 years old.
Possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent
US citizen or permanent Visa
Possess a valid Class B (or higher) Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement, and no air brake restriction.
Pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Pass a DOT physical given by a physician certified on the FMCSA National Registry and approved by the Company.
Must have an acceptable driving record (MVR):
Have no more than 2 moving violations within the last 12 months
Have no more than 4 moving violations within the last 3 years.
Have no more than 1 minor accident within the last 3 years.
Have no major accidents, no reckless driving charges, no DUI’s, and no DWI’s. (Failure to appear, for any of the above citations or charges, will be considered a violation.)
Have no suspensions or revocations within the last 5 years.
Must comply with all other applicable qualifications for employment established by regulation and by the Company.
Must satisfactorily demonstrate acceptable driving behaviors during a road test
Must be physically capable to perform essential job functions, including the ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
PLEASE NOTE: A driver is expected to be able physically to load and unload luggage for all passengers.
Candidates must exemplify Village core values: Ambitious, Tenacious, Selfless, Meticulous, and Dependable.
Village Travel is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Village Travel recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.