Bus Operator

Location
2169 N Forsyth Rd Suite 2 Orlando, FL 32807
Salary
1000 Sign On Bonus
Posted
Jul 23, 2018
Closes
Sep 21, 2018
Industry
Transportation
Category
Driver
Contract Type
Permanent

Overview:

Operates and drives a transit bus and transports passengers safely in accordance with Company policy and local, county, state, and federal laws.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle; sets correct destination and route signs
  • Operates various types of vehicles, as assigned, safely, in all types of weather and traffic conditions, according to printed passenger schedules and Operators schedules
  • Arrives and signs in on time; works hours as scheduled; wears clean, neat uniforms
  • Picks up and discharges passengers at designated bus stops safely; regulates heating and ventilating equipment on the bus for the comfort of passengers
  • Follows fare collection procedures; guards against transfer abuse; hands in fare box at end of shift.
  • Reports all accidents, incidents, or unusual occurrences to dispatch office immediately; submits written reports on accidents, incidents or unusual occurrences as required
  • Accurately completes all reports
  • Follows rules and regulations of the Company
  • Adheres to all regulations related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); correctly operates wheelchair lift with proper safety restraints as requested by the customer
  • Provides transit information to passengers as needed
  • Other duties as required.

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Must have a good driving record
  • Must possess a valid Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement and Air brake endorsement

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, preferred.

Experience:

  • 1 year or more of bus or other heavy duty vehicle driving experience required.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Good motor skills, good hearing, accurate color perception
  • Ability to apply proper driving procedures
  • Ability to learn transit routes and schedules and adapt to changes; ability to read a map
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret transit system operating rules, regulations, policies, and routes
  • Ability to assist handicapped passengers when needed
  • Basic math and writing skills
  • Clear speech
  • Travel requirement (as a percent): 100% of time is spent in the field

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check
  • Must be able to maintain a DOT medical card

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
  • Primarily seated in vehicle; stress caused by passengers and traffic
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Lift, push, pull, and carry tools, objects, or equipment above shoulder level without assistance
  • Move up and down stairs easily
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping

           

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

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