Bus Operator TraineeCity of Santa Rosa
BUS OPERATOR TRAINEE
$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.
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.
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.