06 Feb Professional Drivers Wanted. Improve your #viewfromtheoffice!
The work of a charter driver for CIT Signature Transportation is unique to this type of business. If you’re looking for a 9-5 weekday job, you’re in the wrong place. If you like variety in work times/days, driving a $500K company vehicle, and enjoying the sights while you’re out, this is the job for you. While we do have some scheduled fixed routes, the backbone of our business is chartered trips. Our customers and our trips vary with the season.
All drivers need certain skills in order to perform the job as required:
- Dedication to award-winning customer service.
- The ability to operate large equipment in a manner that protects our customers, our vehicles, and the motoring public.
- The ability to work independently.
- The knowledge to complete a thorough pre-trip inspection on a vehicle.
- The ability to plan trips, read maps, and navigate without relying on GPS.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Participation in safety meetings for continuing education.
- Loading and unloading luggage (ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly)
- Assisting passengers with ADA needs.
- Required additional skills for tour driving include:
- Following an itinerary.
- Planning the most safe and efficient route. Excellent map-reading and navigation skills are required.
- Dedication to the highest level of consistent customer care.
- Performing a complete pre-trip inspection of the vehicle daily to keep vehicle in good operating condition. This may include adding fluids as necessary and doing minor repairs.
- Daily housekeeping of coach on the road, including interior and exterior clean and restroom care.
Rather than full or part time, CIT has different levels of bus driving available. The level is determined by availability, desired amount of work, and skill.
What is an A driver?
- Has full time availability–Must work a minimum of 240 days a year. Evenings and weekends are required.
- Has mandatory dispatch–meaning that you are available when needed for driving unless you have pre-approved request for time off.
- Has the ability and desire to be over the road for multiple day tours. Motor coach drivers travel with their vacationing passengers. Driver hours are dictated by a tour schedule, and drivers may work all hours of the day, as well as weekends and holidays.
- Guaranteed first scheduling.
- Guaranteed pay through A driver agreement.
- Company contribution to health insurance.
What is a B driver?
- Is available 3-5 days a week, though they may not work every day they are available. Preference is given to drivers who are available evenings and weekends.
- Some B drivers may work full time hours during the busy periods if desired.
- Will have more flexibility of scheduling–this driver can dictate which days they want to work or which days they want to be off.
- The schedule may consist of: shuttle shifts, school trips, and short or long tours. The driver’s skill level and interests are taken into consideration when scheduling.
- Being available to work does not guarantee that the driver will be scheduled to work. This driver’s work is assigned only after the A drivers have been scheduled.
- This driver may not have work during slow periods (summer and winter breaks).
B Driver is perfect for:
- Recent retirees who would like to get paid to travel.
- People who aren’t relying on the job for their sole source of income.
- People who are interested in working their way up into A driver status.
What is a C/D driver?
- These are our weekend warriors or last minute people.
- Work 1-6 days per month.
- Available occasionally, or only for smaller pieces of time.
C or D driver is perfect for:
- People who have another full time job.
- People who want only occasional work, or only want to work a few hours a day.
Contact Us today to upgrade your #viewfromtheoffice where you are #notjustadriver