City of Norwalk, CA Norwalk, California
Jun 21, 2018Part Time
Description Under supervision, operates buses on an assigned fixed route while boarding and discharging passengers atdesignated bus stops on a strict schedule. In a public transportation setting maintains a safe and orderly environmentwhile providing a high level of customer service. This position requires working various hours, split shifts, evenings,weekends, overtime and holidays. Example of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Under general supervision, skillfully operates a transit buson regularly assigned schedules, routes and special trips. Picks up and discharges passengers at bus stops; assistspassengers as necessary; maintains continual, courteous and effective public relations. Responsible for safety of allpassengers while boarding, riding, and departing from the bus. Completes pre-trip safety inspection of exterior andinterior of bus, completes necessary inspection forms as required. Operates bus over an assigned fixed route inaccordance with time schedule. Collects and records fares and issues transfers; provides routine information to thepublic regarding bus routes and schedules. Prepares reports of ridership and accidents. Operates two-way mobilebus radio in accordance with established operating rules and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary forsatisfactory job performance. Example combinations include high school graduation or equivalent, and twelve (12)months experience, within the last three years, in the safe operation of a bus; good driving record. Must be at least21 years of age by filing deadline. Ability to speak Spanish is desirable.License Requirements: A copy of the following documents must be presented at the time of applying: • A valid California, Class A or B, driver's license, with Passenger Endorsement • A current Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) H-6 Activity print-out (obtained within last 30 days prior to filing deadline) Knowledge of: Federal and State laws as they relate to Commercial Drivers; state and local traffic laws and speedlimits; provisions of the California Motor Vehicle code; safe driving practices, bus equipment, such as air brake system,and features of the bus. Emergency and accident handling procedures, fare policies, working with the public andunderstands/applies ADA guidelines. Ability to: prepare accurate reports and meet the public in situations requiringdiplomacy and tact; work independently; follow oral and written instructions; communicate effectively; establish andmaintain cooperative working relationships.