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TRANSIT BUS OPERATOR

Company: Government jobs
Location: Bullhead City
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

STATEMENT OF THE JOB

Responsible for transporting passengers safely and efficiently on a fixed route or demand-responsive public transportation system in a safety-sensitive environment. This is a part-time position that will work no more than 29 hours per week. Requires non-standard or rotating shift work, including weekends and may be subject to call back.

NOTE: This is a safety-sensitive position subject to the required testing policy per the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The incumbent is required to fully comply with all operational safety rules and regulations established by Bullhead Area Transit. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE/LICENSING & TRAINING

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) and one year experience in the operation of a transit bus or passenger van providing services to the general public; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.

LICENSING & TRAINING:

  • Valid Commercial Driver's License, Class C or higher with a "P" (Passenger) endorsement at time of application.
  • Complete National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) training based on assignment. Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for the position.
    *Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.

    • Operates City transit/transport vehicles for the purpose of transporting passengers.
    • Completes reports related to vehicle operations and maintenance; monitor vehicle status in order to schedule preventive maintenance and repairs.
    • Collects and records transit fares.
    • Receives and follows instructions from the radio dispatcher.
    • Assists passengers by deploying ramps/wheelchair lifts and securing passengers with disabilities.
    • Inspects and maintains transit vehicles, and cleans the interior of vehicles.
    • Provides exceptional customer service to internal and external customers.
    • Provides public with information regarding directions and City services.
    • Comply with and promote safe practices in agreement with the safety rules and regulations set forth.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
      KNOWLEDGE OF:

      • Good work habits
      • Customer service orientation and safe work operations
      • Recordkeeping practices
      • Traffic and safety laws
      • Operation of commercial motor vehicle
      • City streets and business locations
      • Services provided by Bullhead Area Transit System

        SKILL IN:

        • Receiving calls via radio
        • Safely operating buses and/or vans
        • Preparing clear and concise reports
        • Maintaining logs
        • Reading maps
        • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

          ABILITY TO:

          • Carry out assigned projects to their completion
          • Communicate efficiently verbally and in writing;
          • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, City officials, and the general public;
          • Maintain confidential and sensitive information
          • Understand and follow instructions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

            PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

            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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for prolonged periods of time, talk and hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach, push and pull, and steer a vehicle with hands and arms. There is a need to twist and turn your neck, stoop and lift, and secure wheelchairs on the transport vehicle. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds or more. There are sensory and perceptual demands, and the need to be able to maintain good concentration. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Specific hearing abilities include ability to hold conversation with others by telephone, in person and over radio equipment.

            WORK ENVIRONMENT:

            The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subject to moving mechanical parts, fumes, odors, gases, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, work space restrictions, intense noises and travel. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately noisy.

            N/A

            01 The following supplemental questions will be used as part of the application screening and selection process and will determine your eligibility for further consideration. Incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, partial information, or answering a question with "See resume/application" will result in disqualification from the selection process. Do you agree to answer each supplemental question truthfully and that your responses can be verified from information included within the application?
            • Yes
            • No

              02 A High School Diploma or GED is required for this position. Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
              • Yes, I have a High School Diploma or GED.
              • No, I do not possess a High School Diploma or GED.

                03 Please select the license you currently possess.
                • Valid State Driver's License
                • Valid State Commercial Driver's License
                • I do not currently possess a valid Driver's License.

                  04 Do you currently have a "P" Passenger Endorsement?
                  • Yes
                  • No

                    05 Which best describes your paid experience transporting passengers?
                    • No experience
                    • Less than one year
                    • One year to less than two years
                    • Two years to less than three years
                    • Three years to less than four years
                    • Four years to less than five years
                    • Five years to less than six years
                    • Six years to less than seven years
                    • Seven years to less than eight years
                    • Eight years to less than nine years
                    • Nine years to less than ten years
                    • Ten or more years

                      06 This is a Safety Sensitive position which will be subject to random drug testing for unlawful substances per City regulations. If chosen for this position, I understand and adhere to the rules and regulations that are included in a Safety Sensitive Position with the City of Bullhead?
                      • Yes, I understand that this position is a Safety Sensitive position and i am subject to random drug tests.
                      • No, I do not understand that this position is a Safety Sensitive position and i am subject to random drug tests.

                        07 I understand that all communication regarding this position will be sent via email and that it is my responsibility to monitor my email. Human Resources will not be responsible for unread emails.
                        • I have read and acknowledge that all communication regarding this position will be sent to me via email.

                          * Required Question

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