Job Details


Requisition Number 17-0007
Post Date 2/17/2017
Title Transit Vehicle Operator-seas
City Mountain Village
State CO
Description

NATURE OF WORK:

Operates transit vehicles on fixed routes providing safe, secure, comfortable services to users of the municipal bus transit system

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operates transit vehicles of various sizes for on-demand customers and over fixed routes in accordance with specific instructions, department policies and procedures and safety and service standards; provides safe, secure, comfortable services to users of the transit system in accordance with Department policy and procedures; assures the comfort of passengers, and assists guests with baggage and local information.
  • Performs daily inspection and cleaning of vehicles, reports any operational problems to the supervisor in a timely manner, and completes daily reports as required; assures that transit vehicles are operated in accordance with established protocols and schedules; assists with Gondola operations as needed.
  • Assures compliance with all applicable regulatory and safety requirements; assures safe, responsive and reliable transportation services are provided to employees, guests, and residents of the community.
  • Reports all unsafe conditions, accidents and injuries to supervisor immediately; completes required accident reports and first report of injury reports; wears the required personal protective equipment including wearing seat belts when operating any town vehicle
  • Reinforces the Town’s commitment to the environment by responsible use of electricity, natural gas, fuel, paper, water and chemicals. 

And all other duties as assigned.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED AND experience working with the public in a customer service environment.    Must be 18 years old or older; bus driving experience is preferred.

Applicants will be required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment.

 

Licenses/Certification(s):

Possession of a valid United States Driver’s License is required.

A Driving record search will be conducted on all applicants prior to employment and will be subject observation throughout their employment.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Knowledge of: Town and state traffic regulations and safety procedures;  municipal bus program standards and rules; geographic features and roads within the service area; Federal, state and regional public transit regulations and safety standards; radio and telephone communications protocols; Town policies and procedures.

 

Skill in: Operating transit vehicles in a safe manner, in compliance with all traffic laws, Town policy and procedures, and state and local regulations; reading maps and schedule information; reacting quickly to situations that could create safety and customer security problems; using courtesy and respect in providing customer service to guests; establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees and the general public.

 

Environmental Factors:

Work is performed  while operating transportation vehicles in variable weather conditions.

 

Physical Factors:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time; may lift/move up to 40 lbs.

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