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No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/28/2017
Job Category:
Transportation
Bus Operator
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Job Description

Winter Seasonal Bus OperatorECO Transit Starting pay $19.10/hr Eligible for a $250 sign on bonus and a $500 end of season. Perform full operation of buses to provide transportation to the public in a safe, efficient and service oriented manner. Weekend/ holiday work required.

Description

Perform full operation of buses to provide transportation to the public in a safe and efficient manner with strong customer service. Must be prepared to work weekends, holidays, and a schedule that could include working until 3:30 a.m. This position is a winter season position.  
 
Eligible for a $250 sign on bonus and a $500 end of the season bonus.

Example of Duties

 

  • Picks up, transports and drops off passengers on a prescribed route, in accordance with schedules and local, state and federal laws and standards.
  • Performs a thorough federally mandated pre-trip inspection of bus prior to each trip to assure vehicle is in proper working order.  Completes post-trip inspection at the end of each shift to assess any maintenance needs.
  • Maintains and practices safe defensive driving techniques with constant attention to speed and the external environment.
  • Assists disabled passengers entering and exiting vehicle including providing ADA services to disabled passengers according to policy and procedures and federal guidelines; communicates special safety instructions.  Maintains guest relations by monitoring comfort  needs of passengers.
  • Provides riders with schedule/route information and trip planning assistance to effectively reach their desired destinations.
  • Proficiency in the operation of equipment concerning transit operations including automated fare box system, computer aided dispatch communication systems, emergency alert system and security cameras.
  • Verifies that all paperwork submitted to dispatch is fully compliant – including but not limited to accident and incident reports and vehicle inspection forms (pre/post trip).  Prepares 100-mile air log on a monthly basis and ensures   that it is correct and up to date according to Public Utility Commission (PUC) requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Minimum Education: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of transit system operating rules, regulations and routes. Safety practices and procedures related to transit vehicle operation and public safety.  Safe and efficient operation of county vehicles. Recognizing potentially hazardous situations in traffic on the roadway.
  • Ability to pass required drug and alcohol test per federal and state regulations and guidelines.
  • Ability to maintain a CDL license including passing a Department of Transportation health screening physical.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow written and verbal instruction in order to operate bus.
  • Ability to understand federal and state regulations, traffic laws and County policies regarding vehicle operation.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of citizens while transporting and performing other duties.
  • Ability to concentrate and pay attention to possible traffic hazards.
  • Incumbent is required to sit for extended periods of time and may occasionally be
  • Ability to physically assist passengers when necessary.
  • Frequent exposure to driving on county roads in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Exposure to dust, dirt and grease and moving parts associated with driving a bus.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration:

  • Valid Colorado driver's license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record.
  • CDL permit prior to hire and then class B with passenger endorsement must be obtained within 30 days of hire date.
  • Class B CDL with passenger endorsement preferred. 


 
 

 

Supplemental Information

A career with Eagle County Government offers the best candidates a competitive total rewards package; including compensations, comprehensive and low cost insurance and wellness program, paid holidays, personal/medical leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement programs, free bus pass and more.  Your career impacts and enriches the lives of the citizens of Eagle County... Creating a Better Eagle County for All.  Join our team today!
 
Living and working in Eagle County offers a diversity of recreation, cultural and educational activities suited for all.    Although we are best known for our world-class skiing, hiking, biking, fishing and outdoor activities, our cultural scene is top-notch.  The area offers access to theater, music, arts and enriching educational experience.  The County is home to various educational institutions offering quality learning from Pre-K through 4-year post-secondary degree programs.  Experience all that the mountain lifestyle and Eagle County has to offer!         

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be considered for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

Creating a better Eagle County for All


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