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Bus Operator (Part-Time)

Company: City of Eau Claire
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Looking for a fun, friendly place to work where you can utilize your customer service skills? Looking to make a difference in the lives of the people you serve? Looking for part time hours with benefits? Look no further, the City of Eau Claire Transit Division is currently hiring for part-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!

Candidates must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.), great customer service skills, a good driving record, be able to maintain a positive attitude, and possess or obtain and maintain a Class B CDL with no air brake restrictions and P endorsement. Our Transit Division will provide CDL training, if needed! Applicants must be able to work approximately 20 hours per week.

Application Deadline: Open until filled, first review of applications on May 9, 2022

Interviews expected to take place Thursday, May 12. Candidates will be notified via email if selected to interview.

Bus Operator (Part-Time) Recruitment Snapshot



The Part-Time Bus Operator drives 30 and 40-foot vehicles in a safe and conscientious manner on timed bus routes in Eau Claire and Altoona, providing direct passenger service. A valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement and no air brake restrictions 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.


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.


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 no air brake restrictions. It is not necessary to have a CDL at the time of hire; however, it must be obtained before the Bus Operator may drive.


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 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 (Part-Time), Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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