BUS DRIVERS

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Job ID:

109401

Salary:

$15.87 Hourly

Location:

Santa Monica, CA 

Zip Code:

90407

Phone:

310-458-8204
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Title:

BUS DRIVERS

Company name:

City of Santa Monica

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Level:

Entry-Level

Category:

Transportation or Transit
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Job Description:

Now Hiring – Bus Drivers!
The City of Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus is now hiring Motor Coach Operator Trainees!
 
No Driving Experience Necessary!
Excellent Salary!
Great Benefits!
 
$15.87 per hour starting salary during the eight (8) week training course.
$18.75 per hour after successful completion of training program and proficiency exam.
$28.85 per hour top step salary.
 
BENEFITS INCLUDE:
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Public Employees Retirement System (PERS Pension Plan)
  • Dependent Care Assistance Plan and Marine Park Childcare Center
 
MAJOR DUTIES:
  • Participates in a formal training program to learn techniques and safety procedures for operating a motor coach.
  • Learns and observes traffic laws, vehicle code regulations, and appropriate safety rules and regulations.
  • Learns pre-operation vehicle preparation and inspection procedures.
  • Learns and practices defensive driving techniques.
  • Follows department standards and procedures for maintaining motor coach appearance and cleanliness while in service.
  • Operates wheelchair lift and bike rack equipment.
  • Provides directions and information to the public concerning routes, schedules, and transfers. Makes stops announcements. Assists passengers, when needed.
  • Prepares various reports, including detailed accident reports, daily operation reports, forms for lost articles, and witness/courtesy cards.
  • Performs various duties related to fare collection, tariff acceptance, farebox reading and recording, and transfer issuance and receipt.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
 
 

Job Requirements:

Education, Training and Experience:
  • Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Minimum 21 years of age at time of application.
  • One year of recent, paid customer service work experience assisting and providing information to the public.
 
Licenses and Certificates:
  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver license. If hired, and prior to the first day of training, must possess a California Class A or B commercial driver permit with appropriate medical certification, passenger endorsement, and with no restrictions for weight, number of passengers or air brakes.
  • Must also be able to obtain a Verification of Transit Training Document at the conclusion of training.

Special Instructions:

Please mention you found this employment opportunity on the CareersInGovernment.com job board.

Additional Information:

For additional qualifying requirements and information about the position, please visit the City of Santa Monica - Human Resources web site at: www.smgov.net/departments/hr/
 
Apply Online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/santamonica
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Company Info
City of Santa Monica 1685 Main St., #101
Santa Monica, CA, United States

Phone: 310-458-8204
Web Site: www.santa-monica.org/hr

Company Profile



Company Info


City of Santa Monica
1685 Main St., #101
Santa Monica, CA, United States
Phone: 310-458-8204
Web Site: www.santa-monica.org/hr

BUS DRIVERS

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

109401

Salary:

$15.87 Hourly

Location:

Santa Monica, CA 

Zip Code:

90407

Phone:

310-458-8204
col-narrow-right   

Title:

BUS DRIVERS

Company name:

City of Santa Monica

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Level:

Entry-Level

Category:

Transportation or Transit
col-wide   

Job Description:

Now Hiring – Bus Drivers!
The City of Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus is now hiring Motor Coach Operator Trainees!
 
No Driving Experience Necessary!
Excellent Salary!
Great Benefits!
 
$15.87 per hour starting salary during the eight (8) week training course.
$18.75 per hour after successful completion of training program and proficiency exam.
$28.85 per hour top step salary.
 
BENEFITS INCLUDE:
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Public Employees Retirement System (PERS Pension Plan)
  • Dependent Care Assistance Plan and Marine Park Childcare Center
 
MAJOR DUTIES:
  • Participates in a formal training program to learn techniques and safety procedures for operating a motor coach.
  • Learns and observes traffic laws, vehicle code regulations, and appropriate safety rules and regulations.
  • Learns pre-operation vehicle preparation and inspection procedures.
  • Learns and practices defensive driving techniques.
  • Follows department standards and procedures for maintaining motor coach appearance and cleanliness while in service.
  • Operates wheelchair lift and bike rack equipment.
  • Provides directions and information to the public concerning routes, schedules, and transfers. Makes stops announcements. Assists passengers, when needed.
  • Prepares various reports, including detailed accident reports, daily operation reports, forms for lost articles, and witness/courtesy cards.
  • Performs various duties related to fare collection, tariff acceptance, farebox reading and recording, and transfer issuance and receipt.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
 
 

Job Requirements:

Education, Training and Experience:
  • Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Minimum 21 years of age at time of application.
  • One year of recent, paid customer service work experience assisting and providing information to the public.
 
Licenses and Certificates:
  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver license. If hired, and prior to the first day of training, must possess a California Class A or B commercial driver permit with appropriate medical certification, passenger endorsement, and with no restrictions for weight, number of passengers or air brakes.
  • Must also be able to obtain a Verification of Transit Training Document at the conclusion of training.

Special Instructions:

Please mention you found this employment opportunity on the CareersInGovernment.com job board.

Additional Information:

For additional qualifying requirements and information about the position, please visit the City of Santa Monica - Human Resources web site at: www.smgov.net/departments/hr/
 
Apply Online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/santamonica
An Equal Opportunity Employer