Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, preferred. Good communications skills, (written and oral form). Perform basic mathematical functions.
Two years experience Bus Operation and Transit Systems. Ability to communicate with the public in a courteous and professional manner is essential.
Certification or license:
Possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B, with a passenger endorsement and air-brake qualified and an Illinois Secretary State certified abstract record of safe driving for 5 years, or equivalent. Must meet and maintain all DOT physical examination requirements including drug and alcohol screening.
A standard fixed-route transit bus, powered by a diesel engine with normal engine noise, operating on City streets.
No exposure anticipated.
Tools and Equipment Used:
The position requires the ability to operate the following equipment: a 30 to 40 foot PACE bus; operation of a destination sign; a wheelchair lift, and a mobile radio.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear while operating the bus; to occasionally reach to operate the farebox and the radio; and to secure the wheelchairs into the restraints prior to moving the bus.
Ability to remain aware of traffic conditions in all directions.