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Bus Driver

Company: City of Coralville
Location: Coralville
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Under general supervision, operate city buses on assigned routes, collect fares; provide transit system information and other transit related information. GENERAL DUTIES

  • Operate passenger buses over a system of routes.
  • Operate according to time schedules.
  • Collect fares.
  • Issues and receives route transfer slips.
  • Provides information to passengers concerning the transit route system, the city
  • Street system, points of interest, public buildings, business locations, and specific route time schedules.
  • Completes route trip sheets.
  • Assumes responsibility for safe operation of coach and reports any malfunctions, defects, or accidents.
  • Checks basic items, such as tires, water, and oil before taking bus on route.
  • Performs routine maintenance checks during operation necessary to proper operation of bus.
  • At the end of daily route, fills bus with fuel and logs gallons used if necessary.
  • Completes daily records as requested by operations manager.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the operations manager.
  • Trains new personnel in accordance with established training procedures. QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education/Experience
  • Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school and one year experience in the operation of equipment comparable to a transit system bus.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Knowledge of vehicle operation, methods, regulations, and laws.
    • Ability to safely operate public transportation equipment.
    • Ability to learn transit routes and to maintain route schedules.
    • Ability to maintain effective public relations.
    • Willingness to accept training in the areas of transit operations, procedures, planning and new techniques.
    • License and/or Status
      • Possession of a valid chauffeur's license as issued by the State of Iowa. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
        • Ability to read, speak, write, hear and understand English to effectively communicate with citizens, City Council and employees by telephone, in written form or through face-to-face contact.
        • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees and the public.
        • Ability to bend, stoop, climb and otherwise move about the job site for the performance of assigned duties.
        • Ability to operate department's equipment including driving buses.
        • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace or citizens encountered during work.
        • Possess the intellectual ability, judgement, stamina, and coordination necessary to normally complete daily assigned tasks within the workday.
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Keywords: City of Coralville, Cedar Rapids , Bus Driver, Professions , Coralville, Iowa

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