• Transit Bus Operator

    City of Rome
    Job Description
    JOB SUMMARY:              
    This position is responsible for operating a gas or diesel bus on routes for transit agency and to observe state and city speed and safety regulations and safety policies as well as providing excellent customer service to the passengers the agency serves; also required to perform a variety of skilled and unskilled tasks in the custodian care and maintenance of transit buildings and grounds.
     
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Must be at least 21 years of age with an excellent driving record, as verified through Georgia Motor Vehicle Department.
    • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and possess or have the ability to readily obtain and maintain a valid Class B commercial driver’s license with a Passenger Endorsement (CDL/BP).
    • Fluency in English required; knowledge of Spanish helpful.
    • Must be willing to work shifts that vary from day to evening as part of a 16 hour a day/5 day a week operation.Driving commuter runs may necessitate working split shifts.
    • Candidates must pass a substance abuse screening and those receiving conditional offer of employment must pass a medical examination, as required by the Department of Transportation.
    • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or the equivalent.
    • Friendly, customer-oriented personality.
    • Must have physical strength adequate to maneuver the bus and assist passengers.
    • Must be able to work independently
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