• Riverside, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $35,880.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Position

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of MINI-BUS DRIVER (Full-time) to fill multiple vacancies in the Transit Divisionof the Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department (PRCSD). The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

Mini-Bus Drivers, under general supervision, operate a mini-bus to transport senior citizens and disabled individuals on request from a manifest; and do related work as required.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes day, night, weekends, holidays, and split shifts.
Work Performed
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Locate persons desiring service as indicated on the manifest or mobile digital computer and transport them to their destination.
  • Assist elderly and disabled persons in boarding and leaving the bus as needed.
  • Operate a wheelchair lift if the bus is so equipped.
  • Maintain load factor information on patrons for the safe and efficient operation of the mini-bus.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly bus ensuring that the vehicle is ready for service.
  • Report and deliver Minibus to the garage for repair and major maintenance work.
  • Operate a mobile radio.
  • Collect and account for fares.
  • Complete incident and accident report forms as necessary.


Education: High School graduation or satisfactory equivalent (GED).

Experience: One year of full-time experience in the operation of a mini-bus, or similar public transit vehicle to transport passengers to their destination.

Highly Desired Qualification:
  • Experience transporting the elderly and/or disabled.

Necessary Special Requirements:
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid Class A or B California Motor Vehicle Operator's License with Passenger Endorsement.
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid Special Driver Certificate issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) within three (3) months from the time of appointment. The following Special Driver Certificates are accepted: Vehicle for Developmentally Disabled Persons (VDDP), School Pupil Activity Bus (SPAB) Certificate or School Bus Driver Certificate.

Selection Process

1) Completed Employment Application
2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire

3) If applicable, upload -- Special Driver Certificates
  • Vehicle for Developmentally Disabled Persons (VDDP)
  • School Pupil Activity Bus (SPAB) Certificate
  • School Bus Driver Certificate

If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment. You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions. Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment.

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification.

It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/physical examination.

NOTE : The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list.

Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.

Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:
  1. An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at
  2. An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university.

All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.


Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Riverside, California United States View Map