Do you enjoy working with people? Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of people in your community?
HARNETT AREA REGIONAL TRANSIT SYSTEMS (HARTS) IS NOW HIRING!
HARTS is a Community Transportation program that serves both human service consumers as well as the general public. As a paratransit service and a ridesharing public transportation system, HARTS enables routes and schedules to be structured to transport multiple passengers to various destinations. Service is provided curb-to-curb. Services provided are medical, personal, human service, employment, and education.
The goal of HARTS is to provide the citizens of Harnett County transportation services that are efficient, safe, and effective. HARTS wants to make transportation work for all of our citizens.
Hours of operations are from 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
HARTS is currently recruiting for Transit Drivers to provide transportation to elderly and disabled citizens of all ages to and from medical appointments, sheltered workshops, daycare, and various County programs and services. Work includes following an assigned route, assisting passengers using the services, collecting funds for services, maintaining records, and maintaining the vehicles.
This employee will also monitor and report status and any needs of the vehicles for maintenance and safe operation; maintain first aid supplies and fire suppression equipment on the vehicles; record mileage, number of passengers, times, and other required information on forms, and wireless devices; assist passengers with seat belts, getting in and out of vehicles as needed and required; maintain interior and exterior vehicle cleanliness; operate wheelchair lift and secure mobility aids as required; other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
High School or General Education Development Diploma (GED) and at least 6 months of public transportation driving experience. One year of experience is preferred.
Licensing and Certifications:
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license. Commercial Driver's License is preferred. Must obtain a CPR and First Aid certification within 3 months from date of hire.
Successful completion of a drug screening and criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment. This position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing as required by the Federal Transportation Agency (FTA).
Harnett County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina with approximately 130,000 residents. Our "Strong Roots, New Growth," describes a county in transition, one that values its rural agricultural heritage while also embracing new growth and industry. Harnett County is optimally located between North Carolina's capital city of Raleigh and the internationally recognized Research Triangle Park to the north, and the nation's largest military installation in Fort Bragg to the south. The county is also centrally located in North Carolina and is within close proximity to the Great Smoky Mountains and Blue Ridge Parkway, and to the numerous Atlantic Ocean beaches and the Outer Banks.
The county offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, a stable career in public service with a balance of work and family life. We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with Harnett County.
Harnett County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Harnett County participates in E-Verify to determine employment eligibility to work in the Unite