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Bus Operator - NY
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MTA | New York, NY
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Job Description

MTA Bus Operator

Bus Operator Exam No. 9604 

SALARY: The current minimum salary for Bus Operator, NYC Transit is $23.84 per hour for a 40-hour work week.

THIS POSITION OFFERS: Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave; night and weekend salary differentials; comprehensive health benefits; a pension plan; and a commutation pass. BUS OPERATORS, under general supervision, safely and efficiently operate an MTA New York City Transit bus transporting passengers along an assigned route while adhering to a schedule, New York City traffic regulations, New York State laws, and MTA New York City Transit rules and regulations. Bus Operators ensure the proper payment of fares; issue and collect transfers; ensure the safety of passengers; ensure the safety and security of the assigned bus; perform pre- and post-trip inspections; operate a wheelchair lift; climb into and out of an Operator’s seat; complete various reports and perform related work.

HOW TO QUALIFY: There are no formal education or experience requirements for this position.

DRIVER LICENSE REQUIREMENT: At the time of appointment, you must possess either a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) valid in the State of NY with a passenger endorsement and no restrictions that would disqualify you from performing the duties of this position; OR, a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of NY and a Commercial Driver's License Learner Permit with a passenger endorsement and no restrictions that would disqualify you from performing the duties of this position. In addition, you will be required to obtain the Class B Commercial Driver License during the training program in bus operation.

NOTE: Your Commercial Driver's License or motor vehicle license, or any combination thereof, must have been valid in the State of New York for at least three years immediately prior to the date you are appointed to this position.

MTA and its constituent agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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About MTA

MTA, one of the largest public transportation agencies in the United States, provides more than 75% of all public transit services in Los Angeles County. It operates the Metro Bus System, which consists of more than 2,000 peak hour buses that serve a 1,433 square mile area. MTA also operates the 73-mile Metro Rail System, which includes the Metro Red Line subway and the Metro Gold, Blue and Green light rail lines. As the region's primary transportation planner and programmer, MTA also funds such programs as paratransit services, bikeways, street and freeway improvements and the Metro Freeway Service Patrol. Metrolink is Southern California's regional commuter rail service and is in its eleventh year of operations. The Southern California Regional Rail Authority, a joint powers authority made up of an 11-member board representing the transportation commissions of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties, governs the service. Metrolink continues to be one of the nation's fastest growing commuter rail services, operating over seven routes through a six-county network with 512 total route miles.