Full-Time Bus Operator

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FULL TIME BUS OPERATORS
Pay Rate: $14.39 per hour

GRTC Transit System is currently seeking drivers, at least 21 years of age, with excellent customer service skills and a high school diploma for full time Bus Operator positions. Candidates must have a Virginia CDL Class B License with a Passenger Endorsement and Air Brake qualification. Preference will be given to those who already hold a CDL Class B License with a P endorsement.Successful Candidates must have a five (5) point balance on their driving record and must be able to pass a background check, a pre-employment drug test and a DOT physical.

WHO MAY APPLY
This position is open to all GRTC employees and the general public.  

HOW to APPLY
Candidates may apply online at www.ridegrtc.com.


WORK SCHEDULE
After completing our training program, the schedule could entail working weekends and evening shifts. This position is eligible for overtime. 

STARTING WAGES AND BENEFITS
The hourly wage is $14.25, plus a uniform and shoe allowance. The company provides a generous pension contribution and offers a rich benefit package.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities: Drives bus to transport passengers over specified routes to local or distant points according to a time schedule while providing safe and courteous service to the public.
  • Maintains transport schedule
  • Collects fares
  • Provides high level of service while operating bus under a variety of conditions
  • Regulates heating, lighting, and ventilating systems for passenger comfort
  • Maintains a professional appearance at all times
  • Complies with local traffic regulations (Reports delays or accidents)
  • Responsible for effectively dealing with difficult customers and situations
  • Must be able to communicate effectively by using both written and verbal skills
Physical Demands
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • 20/20 vision or corrected lenses required
  • Infrequent lifting and twisting required
  • Must be able to bend to secure wheel chairs in the vehicle
  • Must be able to work in all changes in weather conditions

Education

High school diploma / GED required.

 
GRTC Transit System is an equal opportunity employer.
 
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