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Bus Operator (Stamford)

Company: Connecticut Transit
Location: Stamford
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Safely operating transit buses on routes, providing courteous, helpful customer service; collecting fares; following schedules; maintaining excellent attendance and working cooperatively with other employees on the team.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule to include days, nights, weekends, split shifts and holidays as assigned.

Must attend training that will last about 8-9 weeks, during this time the rate of pay is $15.00 per hour. Once training is complete the rate will increase to the start rate of a Bus Operator.

* All CTtransit employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and demonstrate at appropriate intervals, that they have received all subsequent doses ("boosters") of the COVID-19 vaccine as recommended by the CDC's Advisory Council on Immunization Practices as those recommendations may be updated.

Examples of Duties

Operates transit buses and wheelchair lifts, collects fares and verifies valid passes and identification cards, receives and transmits communications over a two-way radio, coordinates passenger transfers, reports schedule delays, completes and files reports including accidents, detours, vehicle inspections, fares and passes, and other incidents, makes recommendations for safety and route improvements.

Qualifications

* HS Diploma or GED
* At least 21 years old, valid CDL required (Class A or B)
* Must have P Endorsement and in addition one of the following Endorsements: S or V or F or A
* Must be air brake qualified (No L Restriction)
* No more than (1) moving violation in the last 3 years
* Minimum (1) year experience in a position requiring excellent customer service skills
* Ability to work all shifts (which includes nights, weekends, holidays and split shifts)
* Must not have outside employment that interferes with employment at CTtransit.
* Ability to pass DOT physical exam, and pending CDL tests, pre-employment testing and meet the physical requirements of the position
* Must be able to attend training
* Must be able to effectively read, write and comprehend basic English.

How To Apply

Please visit our website at http://www.cttransit.com/Careers/ and complete the online application.

Keywords: Connecticut Transit, Stamford , Bus Operator (Stamford), Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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