Job Details

Job Title:
Bus Operator - Fixed Route & Special Services

Job Location:
Savannah, Georgia

$20.00 - $20.00

Salary Frequency:

**WE ARE OFFERING A $1000 RECRUITING BONUS**SUMMARY: Bus Operators are the "Ambassadors of Goodwill" and serve as our "First Impression" to the community. They ensure safety first; provide excellent customer service and the highest quality of service by transporting customers throughout the county on assigned routes in a timely manner while adhering to all traffic laws and operational policies and procedures.REQUIREMENTS:* High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.* Must be a minimum of 23 years of age.* Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement is required.* Availability to work between the hours of 4:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m., weekdays, weekends, and holidays.* Excellent communication and customer service skills.* Must submit a 7 year Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) completed within the past 30 days.* Drug screen, DOT physical, and background checks will be conducted.* Must provide a complete and verifiable employment history. Employment history must be verified with all employers listed on the application and must include the past 10 years of employment, when applicable.* You must sign a background release form.* Bi-lingual, (Spanish/English/Chinese) are a plus.Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:* Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving.* Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.* Safely drive various vehicles.* Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public.* Communicate effectively.* Work independently.* Perform duties under varying weather conditions.* Make independent judgments which have moderate impacts on the organization.Pre-Employment Physical:* Must undergo a pre-employment drug test and physical by a company appointed physician/facility and receive clearance.Licensing and Certification:* Must have maintained a valid driver's license for two years and must possess a current valid State of Georgia driver's license at the time of application.* Ability to maintain for the duration of employment a valid CDL license with passenger endorsement and airbrakes for CDL positions.* Must present an original certified Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) issued within the last 30 days verifying applicant's driving history and status for the last seven (7) years and according to company, state, and contract requirements. You must meet the following standards:*No homicide, manslaughter, or assault convictions associated with the operation of a motor vehicle in connection with a fatal traffic accident within the last (5) years.*No more than two (2) minor moving violations within the past 36 months.*No major moving violations within the past 36 months.*No more than one (1) ticketed at-fault accident within the past 36 months.*Employer will review the existence of any violations or convictions and may deny employment based on a violation, conviction, or pattern of violations/convictions within the last 7 years indicating safety risks.*No felony convictions including, but not limited to: drug possession, drug trafficking (manufacture, distributing or the dispensing of a controlled substance, assault convictions, sexual offenses or driving under the influence of a controlled substance or alcohol.Driving Record: * An applicant must be twenty-three (23) years of age.* Must not have been convicted for leaving the scene of an accident within the last three (3) years.* Must not have been convicted of more than one of the following over the driver's entire driving history:*Being under the influence of alcohol as prescribed by State law.*Being under the influence of a controlled substance.*Having an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or greater while operating a commercial motor vehicle.*Refusing to take an alcohol test as required by a State or jurisdiction under its implied consent laws or regulations.*Leaving the scene of an accident.*Using a vehicle to commit any felony.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations, as sanctioned by the Department of Transportation, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.* Less than 10 percent of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.* 90 percent of work is accomplished outside or in a vehicle.* Performs physical activities that require considerable repetitive motion and moving of the body, such as ascending, moving/transporting, traversing, positioning self, and maneuvering of passengers and materials.* While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations.* Must be able to operate the company vehicle without the use of DOT prohibited adaptations.Employer is an:EOE M/F/D/V.A drug-free workplace.When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia.#CBAH

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Special Requirements:
Applicant Must possess a High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
Applicant Must be a minimum of 23 years of age.
Applicant Must possess a Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement.

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