Under the direction of the Shift Supervisors, the Bus Operator operates a transit bus in a fixed route transit service in order to meet the requirements of the approved schedule. During her/his shift, the Bus Operator also provides customer service to passengers and conducts pre-trip inspections, shift administration and fueling.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Education & Experience
Technical/Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities
In addition to specific experience and knowledge necessary for the job, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated strength in, but not limited to, the following competencies:
Customer Service: Implies a desire to help or serve others, to meet their needs. It means focussing one’s efforts on discovering and meeting the customer or client’s needs. “Customers” include internal colleagues, citizens, elected officials or anyone that the person is trying to help.
Initiative: Identifying and dealing with issues pro-actively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.
Interpersonal Understanding: Implies wanting to understand other people. It is the ability to accurately hear and understand the unspoken or partly expressed thoughts, feelings, and concerns of others. It measures increasing complexity and depth of understanding of others and may include cross-cultural sensitivity.
Stewardship of Resources: Ensures the wise use of Authority resources, whether human, financial, material, or informational.
Teamwork & Cooperation: The intention to work cooperatively with others, to be part of a team, to work together, as opposed to working separately or competitively. For this competency to be effective, the intention should be genuine. Teamwork and cooperation may be considered whenever the subject is a member of a group of people functioning as a team.
Valuing Diversity: Is the ability to understand and respect the practices, customs and values of other individuals and cultures. Diversity is beneficial to the organization and community. It applies the ability to work effectively with a wide cross-section of the community representing diverse backgrounds, cultures and socio-economic circumstances, and divergent goals.
Reports to: Shift Supervisors
Customer Service Coordinator
Police and Fire
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Criminal Record Check
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $20.81 per hour