BUS OPERATOR (CDL Driver)

Employer
Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority
Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
$14.79 per hour after training plus benefits
Posted
Sep 13, 2016
Closes
Nov 12, 2016
Ref
AH10403
Industry
Transportation
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level

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Our vision is to be recognized as a world-class leader for providing and coordinating a full array of mobility and community services. LYNX mission is to link our community by providing quality mobility options with innovation, integrity and teamwork.

JOB SUMMARY

Bus Operators transport passengers by operating transit buses on regularly scheduled links, observing all state and municipal traffic laws, observing all safety rules and strictly adhering to time schedules. This position is part of a bargaining unit. Schedules and days off are bid on by seniority.

This is a safety-sensitive position subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

DUTIES

Performs DOT pre-trip inspections.
Answers passenger questions courteously.
Calls out stops.
Issues slips for fare refunds.
Issues and collects transfers.
Observes all state and municipal traffic laws.
Observes all safety rules.
Strictly adheres to time schedules.
Monitors fare and ticket collection.
Verifies that appropriate passes are being used.
Writes daily reports such as transfers collected, coach mileage, special fares and tickets collected, time cards for hours worked and completes memorandum cards.
Completes trouble card for mechanical difficulties of bus assigned.
Performs other duties of similar nature as may be required.
Completes Bus Condition Reports.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to work days, nights, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, split shifts, split days off and any hours assigned
Skills in customer service.
Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to physically sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to pass DOT physical and drug screen; ability to obtain a DOT medical examiner's certificate for a minimum of one year.
Must possess a valid Florida Commercial Driver's License, Class B with a Passenger endorsement and airbrakes.
Ability to communicate in English on the work site.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Must be at least 21 years of age.
High School diploma/GED required.
Clean driving record.

Pay rate during training: $10.00 per hour
Pay rate after training: $14.79 per hour (plus pay increases as per union contract) and Benefits.

Take a look at this video "A day in the life of a LYNX Bus Operator" https://youtu.be/hBBRKx8l2vg

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