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Bus Operator (Full Time)

Company: City of Eau Claire
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION SCOPE

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 may drive.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Drives in a safe manner.

Collects fares and sells tokens, tickets, and passes.

Drives routes according to published time points and turn sheets.

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 Management.

Acts in a courteous manner to passengers and co-workers at all times.

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 attendance.

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.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Performs related duties as required

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS

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 drive.

SUPERVISION/DIRECTION RECEIVED

Transit Supervisor and Transit Manager

DIRECTION EXERCISED

None

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position is classified at the Mediumlevel, as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

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.

Keywords: City of Eau Claire, Eau Claire , Bus Operator (Full Time), Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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