Under direct supervision, operates public transit buses, transports passengers, provides customer service, and performs safety inspections of bus equipment to assure their safe, efficient, and on-time operation.
Differs from Bus Operator (Full-time) in that Bus Operator (Part-time) works less than 40 hours per week.
May be required to perform other related job duties
Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)
Vehicle operations and on-bus technology
State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of transit vehicles
Vehicle safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
Metro Rule Book for Bus Operators and Standard Operations Procedures
Metro Issued Route and Schedule Material
Basic money and time concepts
Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
Operating Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently
Working independently in a highly structured environment
Recognizing existing or potential mechanical defects and problems
Communicating effectively orally and in writing
Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations within scope of responsibility
Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the general public
Push, pull, and secure wheelchairs up to 275 pounds
Lift up to 35 pounds
Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions
Follow safety rules and ensure passengers are safe
Read, write, speak, and understand English
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Effort Required
DisclaimerThis job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.