Where customer service skills, service to your community, and a
fulfilling job intersect - Eau Claire Transit! We are currently
hiring for full-time Bus Operators! This position includes driving
city-wide bus routes while maintaining the schedule and obeying
traffic laws, providing information to customers regarding the
Transit System, tracking passenger count data, and more!
Applicants must be able to work Saturdays and flexible hours on
weekdays and weeknights. The ideal applicant will have great
customer service skills, a good driving record, and be able to
maintain a positive attitude. Candidates must have a High School
Diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.), and have the ability to obtain
and maintain a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with no
air brakes restrictions and "P" endorsement. Our Transit Division
will provide training, if needed!
Application open until filled, first review of applications on
May 10, 2021.
Bus Operator Recruitment Flyer
The Bus Operator drives 30- and 40-foot City Transit vehicles in
a safe and conscientious manner on timed bus routes, providing
direct passenger service. A valid Class "B" Commercial Driver's
License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement and lifted Airbrake
Restriction is required. It is not necessary to have a CDL at the
time of hire; however, it must be obtained before the Bus Operator
Drives in a safe manner.
Collects fares and sells tokens, tickets, and passes.
Drives routes according to published time points and turn
Safely restrains wheelchairs and electric scooters in accordance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Calls out bus stops and complies with the other tenants of the
ECT ADA Policy.
Provides public information to customers concerning routes,
schedules, and how to use the Transit system.
Takes passenger counts and tracks other data required by local,
state, and federal regulations.
Participates in the training of new Bus Operators.
Attends on-going Bus Operator training as scheduled by
Acts in a courteous manner to passengers and co-workers at all
Obeys traffic laws and follows the policies and procedures of
the ECT Bus Operator's Manual and Discipline Code.
Maintains prompt, predictable, and regular physical
Must be able to take direction and work well with others.
Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately.
Must be able to react to change productively and handle other
tasks as assigned.
Must be able to back-up fellow co-workers.
Performs related duties as required
A High School Diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.) is required.
Must possess or obtain and maintain a valid Class "B" Commercial
Driver's License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement and lifted
Airbrake Restriction. It is not necessary to have a CDL at the time
of hire; however, it must be obtained before the Bus Operator may
Transit Supervisor and Transit Manager
This position is classified at the Mediumlevel, as defined by
the U.S. Department of Labor in the Dictionary of Occupational
Job requires lengthy sitting. There is potential for interaction
with unruly clients and exposure to blood and bodily fluids. There
will be exposure to noise, heat, cold, humid, wet, and icy
conditions. Lift on occasion 21 to 50 lbs., frequently 10 to 25
lbs., &/or constantly 1 to 10 lbs.