City of Santa Rosa , California
$18.04 - $19.78 Hourly
Open until filled
No Application Deadline
WANT A GREAT JOB WITH GREAT BENEFITS?
SANTA ROSA CITYBUS IS HIRING ~ APPLY NOW!
BUS OPERATOR TRAINEE: $18.04 - $19.78 Hourly*
BUS OPERATOR: $23.55 - $28.63 Hourly
Please read about rate of pay and working hours under "Salary and Working Hours Information"**
HOW TO APPLY: THERE ARE 2 WAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR BUS OPERATOR TRAINEE. YOU MAY APPLY ONLINE OR SUBMIT A PAPER APPLICATION.
APPLICATION MATERIALS: Paper application packets may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue, Room 1, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, Tel. (707) 543-3060 OR you may apply online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/srcity/default.cfm
CityBus, the City of Santa Rosa's award-winning municipally owned transit system, is actively seeking individuals interested in making positive contributions to the public transportation service provided to the community. The fundamental reason this position exists is to safely operate a transit bus, transport passengers on a fixed route basis, and to effectively interact with the public. This recruitment is being conducted to establish and maintain a candidate list to fill anticipated future vacancies.
The Ideal Candidate will have:
SELECTION PROCESS: A completed City of Santa Rosa Application for Employment, Supplemental Questionnaire is required. The selection process for this position will consist of an application materials screening, a written examination, and a selection interview. At a later time in the recruitment process, you may be required to provide a current, original copy of your Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driving history printout to the Human Resources Department. DMV printouts will be screened in accordance with the City of Santa Rosa Driving History Standard for the classification of Bus Operator Trainee.
FILING PERIOD: THIS RECRUITMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. INTERESTED PARTIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY SOON AS IT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
The following duties are considered to be essential for this job classification:
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 Department of Motor Vehicles.
In the course of driving a bus, incumbents are required to: sit for extended periods of time with limited ability to move about, using their stomach and lower back muscles to support their body; coordinate repetitive, concurrent hand and foot movements while simultaneously operating a vehicle and using a two-way radio or public address system; manually enter fare and passenger data into an electronic fare box; and listen for passenger's signals requesting a stop. While assisting passengers in wheelchairs, operators are required to move and secure the wheelchairs in their proper location. This class often requires working weekends, holidays and a variety of shifts. Operators work in a variety of weather conditions including hot and very cold temperatures.
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