Position: Pick Up UC Transit Operator

Location: Putnam County

Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency (UCHRA) has multiple openings for part-time Transit Operators/Drivers to facilitate a new transportation service line in partnership with Uber: Pick Up UC. The Pick Up Cookeville Transit Operator will transport persons throughout areas of Putnam County to and from designated locations in a safe, timely, and courteous manner. This position is responsible for those trips that do not fit into the UCHRA regular public transportation, i.e. routes, after-hours, or weekends.

The successful applicant will have and maintain a valid Class “D” Tennessee drivers license with an “F” Endorsement and must be insurable under the Agency’s insurance policy; submit to a background check and meet all Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) requirements, contract requirements, and agency requirements. The position requires a negative pre-employment drug test after the job offer by Agency personnel, as well as compliance to random drug testing, reasonable drug suspicion/post-accident, and return to duty drug and alcohol testing. Follow-up drug testing after returning to duty will also be performed. All are required by the Agency’s approved FTA Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy. Effective communication, both oral and written, is required.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have and maintain a valid Class “D” Tennessee drivers license with an “F” Endorsement and must be insurable under the Agency’s insurance policy; submit to a background check and meet all Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) requirements, contract requirements, and agency requirements.

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