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Transit Driver

Southwestern Community Services

~~Southwestern Community Services, Inc. (SCS) is one of five community action agencies throughout New Hampshire, and part of the larger network of 70 agencies in New England and nearly 900 agencies nationwide. We have been serving the needs of our citizens since 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson waged his “War on Poverty.” Over the years our programs have evolved and expanded to keep pace with the constantly changing needs of our citizens. We strive to stay in touch with the real needs of the people and find or develop programs that will best serve those needs. We have a diverse funding base ranging from federal to state and local governments, as well as private foundations and corporations.

Reasons to work at SCS!

  1. We offer a phenomenal and comprehensive benefits package including: health and dental insurance, military leave, FMLA, short and long term disability, AFLAC, jury duty pay, 403(b) pension match, flex spending accounts and way MORE!
  2. We receive eleven (11) paid holidays in addition to earned Personal Time Off.
  3. We offer a one (1) hour paid lunch and jeans any day of the week.
  4. Summer flex scheduling.
  5. Agency wide activities such as luncheons, ice cream socials, fresh fruit, auctions, paint nights and cookouts.
  6. A supportive working environment where you are supported and listened too. Ideas are encouraged!




This position is a safety-sensitive position requiring the safe operation of a Transit Vehicle (less than or equal to 15 passengers.)  Performace of these duties must be conducted in compliance with all applicable DOT, federal, state, local, and system regulations and policies, including DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations as well as passing a DOT physical. The driver's hours of work and work schedule vary. The position requires being seated extended periods of time while operating a motor vehicle, interrupted by frequent standing in order to assist passengers. The position requires frequent interaction with the public. 

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must possess and maintain a good driving record 
  • Must earn and maintain certification in compliance with NHDOT driver training standards, to include a DOT physical

Operates a motor vehicle in the provision of public transit services in compliance with all applicable DOT, federal, state, local, and system regulations and policies and ensures the safe and timely transportation of all passengers.
• Assists passengers as needed in the boarding and disembarking, including those using common wheelchairs or other mobility devices, requiring the use of lift equipment of the vehicle in order to ensure the safety of all passengers, including assistance during vehicle evacuation, as necessary.
• Completes daily paperwork using pen or pencil, as required, to ensure accurate reporting and records, to include pre-trip inspection checklists.

How to Apply:

Submit a letter of interest, resume and 3 references to:

Southwestern Community Services

Attn: Rebecca Carey

PO Box 603

Keene, NH 03431

or e-mail:

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Date Added: September 19, 2019

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