Position Description

BUS Operator - Trainee
Location HRP Office
Job Code BUSOP1
Pay range $15.50
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Trinity Metro is currently hiring Operators. The successful candidate will represent Trinity Metro in a positive, customer friendly, respectful, honest and professional manner.

This positon's responsibilities include:

 

  • Report for duty promptly in proper uniform and physical condition.

 

  • Properly operate bus over prescribed route, following time schedule.

 

  • Provide information to passengers in a courteous, efficient manner; use proper etiquette to assist passengers with disabilities.

 

  • Use correct safety procedures to operate lift, secure wheelchairs, and other assistive devices when assisting passengers with disabilities.

 

  • Keep bus comfortable; operate bus smoothly and safely; conduct daily vehicle inspections to ensure safety.

 

  • Collect proper fares and punch transfers.

 

  • Prepare written reports on traffic accidents, bus incidents, road damage, etc.

 

  • Operate a two-way radio system in accordance with established rules and regulations of Trinity Metro and Federal Communication Commission (FCC).

 

  • Make announcements to passengers upon approaching prescribed destination.

 

PAY PROGRESSION

First year - $15.50

Second year - $17.50

Third year - $20.19

Fourth year - $23.80

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Valid driver’s license for at least three (3) years
  •  No more than 1 moving violation within the last three (3) years
  • At least 21 years old
  • Able to work flexible work schedule Monday – Sunday
  • Pass written portion of CDL B permit with passenger endorsement by the second week of training.
  • Ability to pass complete reference, motor vehicle, criminal, and drug and physical background checks
  • Bilingual a plus

 

EXPERIENCE

Retained a drivers license for last 3 years. 

 

EDUCATION

High School Graduate or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Any combination of experience, training and/ or education that provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skills may substitute for the required education.

 

 

 

 

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