City of Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa , CA

Bus Operator Trainee

City of Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on July 19, 2018


$17.09 - $18.74 hourly


$22.31 - $27.12 hourly

Want A Great Job With Great Benefits? Santa Rosa Citybus is hiring ~ Apply Now! This recruitment will remain open but, may close at any time without warning when a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Ideal Candidates will have:

A strong public service orientation The ability to conduct oneself in a courteous, professional and responsible manner A satisfactory and safe driving record (professional driving experience is not required)

* A proven commitment to providing excellent customer service

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities

Safely drive and operate a transit bus in transporting passengers on a fixed route basis; locate and board persons desiring service at designated bus stops; discharge passengers at desired destinations; assist elderly or disabled persons in boarding and leaving the bus; collect and account for fares; maintain ridership information according to procedures operate a mobile radio and public address system; complete incident and accident report forms as necessary; provide information and directions to the public; observe and report hazardous road conditions and vehicle and passenger safety concerns; and perform related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Basic automotive care and maintenance requirements; basic safety practices related to driving; basic business writing and arithmetic; vehicle operation and state and local traffic laws.

Ability to:

Read a street map and physically locate landmarks; read transit schedules and timetables; understand and carry out oral and written instructions, including departmental Standard Operating Procedures; recognize hazardous driving conditions quickly and accurately and adopt effective courses of action; communicate clearly both orally and in writing; deal effectively and tactfully with the public; and perform assigned duties with minimal supervision. Ability to work a flexible schedule is required.

Experience and Education:

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.

License or Certificate:

Possess and maintain throughout employment, a valid Class B California motor vehicle operator's license and medical certificate and have a satisfactory driving history as defined by the City. Incumbents will be assisted in obtaining the Class B license with Passenger Endorsement from the California DMV.