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Bus Operator #15903

Utah Transit Authority



Category: Off-Campus

Position Type: Full-Time (Career), Part-Time (Career)

Open until Wed, September 20, 2017 expired

Wage: $16.00/hr training for five weeks. $16.44/hr after training with guaranteed pay increases every six months for the next five

Location: Orem, UT


Primarily hiring for Monday – Friday afternoon shifts

Responsible for safe operation of a passenger bus on a specialized route in accordance with UTA operating procedures, assuming responsibility for the safety of customers and equipment. Performs standard pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections. Communicates appropriate information to dispatch, customers, supervisors, and others designated to receive such information. Answers questions from customers and others. Collects appropriate fare from passengers. Follows UTA guidelines, operating rules and procedure


Successful completion of UTA’s Bus Operator Training/Certification Program, including passing all required exams. EXPERIENCE:
One year in a customer service role with ability to solve problems and resolve customer inquiries. At least 21 years of age. A safe driver with a valid driver’s license and no more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years. No convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or any drugs within the past 10 years. Familiar with the Wasatch Front. Able to: Obtain and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card Pass the written Class "C" CDL test and Passenger Endorsement test prior to the start of the paid-training program. Communicate with supervisors and customers and maintain good interpersonal relations, both orally and over the radio Read and understand training materials, operating manuals and operating and safety rules directives Prepare legible written reports of incidents and accidents Operate any and all passenger buses safely Report for assigned shift on time Meet schedule demands, scheduled shifts, and scheduled departures Perform the physical requirements of the job to include regular walking, floor to waist lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally/carrying up to 15 lbs occasionally, reaching, pushing, pulling, kneeling, crouching, balancing, bending, and prolonged periods of sitting and standing Must be able to pass Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) background screening. This screening includes but may not be limited to: fingerprint-based checks of national crime information databases, and/or state child abuse and elder abuse registries for offenses that may impact the ability of the applicant to have unsupervised contact with vulnerable populations. This job requires regular and predictable attendance. —OR— An equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. (UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.)

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