Company: City of Greenville
Posted on: October 15, 2020
BUS OPERATOR - 1219 Salary $32,177.60 - $46,654.40 Annually
Location 100 W. McBee Street - Greenville, SC Job Type Full Time
Department PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION Job Number 00395 Division TRANSIT
OPERATIONS Closing 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern Job Description The
City is offering a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus for Bus Operators. See
details in the full job posting at
Brief Description of the Job
Operates a bus through light to heavy City traffic, for the purpose
of carrying passengers in a safe manner and in accordance with the
City, County, State, and Federal laws, as well as City rules and
policies. Collects fare, assists ADA passengers as needed while
safely performing operation procedures. Monitors bus, weather
conditions, and safety of passengers. Job Duties Essential
Operate Transit Bus (30%): Operate Transit Bus/Cutaway Bus in a
safe, proficient manner by applying brakes, starting and stopping
engine. Ensure all City, County, State, and Federal laws are
adhered to. Assist persons with disabilities onto and off the
wheelchair lift, operate ADA lift/ramp; secure ADA wheelchairs as
required. Adhere to the Greenlink Operations Handbook. Ensure AVL
system is logged in. Ensure driver area is clean at the end of each
shift. Evacuate passengers in need during emergency situations.
Assist in the training of new drivers as assigned. Actively
participate in the reporting of safety issues and concerns that are
observed during the course of essential job functions.
Perform Customer Service (25%): Provide information in a courteous
manner to passengers regarding routes, schedules, transfers, and
fares. Make public address announcements in accordance with the
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations. Act as a
front-line point of contact to ensure delivery of quality customer
service. Ensure an adequate supply of transfers for the
Maintain Schedule and Assure Proper Fare Collection (25%): Operate
the buses on a schedule route in a manner that provides for the
maximum possible safety to passengers while maintaining the
scheduled time points. Effectively utilize paddles, manifests and
other information, to follow routes and meet time points.
Coordinate detour, accident and incident information to radio
dispatch, and respond to instructions given. Operate GFI Fare boxes
to assure proper collection of fares including full-ride, tickets,
passes, half-fares, and special service fares.
Monitor Physical Condition of Vehicle, Perform Inspections, and
File Reports (20%): Observe all conditions of vehicle while driving
including lights, mirrors, door, fare box, brake pressure, tire
condition, heater, and/or air conditioner. Report any mechanical
problem immediately. Comply with all state and local laws
pertaining to the operation of the vehicle. Safely and efficiently
operate equipment on buses, including fare boxes, wheelchair lifts,
radio, and emergency equipment. Assure the cleanliness of the
interior and seating area. Conduct and document a thorough pre-trip
inspection of the vehicle prior to operation on a daily basis as
per Greenlink and State regulations. Comply with all company safety
rules and operate assigned vehicles. Complete post-trip inspection
at the end of each shift. File necessary reports in case of an
accident or incident with assigned vehicle or an injury to
passengers and operators. Submit verbal and written reports on
accidents or incidents required. Serve as a subject matter expert
on Greenlink`s Safety Committee as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Job Requirements
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent is
Experience: Over one year of bus driving experience or completion
of the City of Greenville Bus Operator in Training Program is
required. Previous driving experience as a bus operator with a
transit system, or as an over the road coach operator is
Driver`s License Required: Class B CDL South Carolina license with
passenger endorsement and no air brake restriction.
Certifications and Other Requirements: CDL Medical Examiners
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge: Work requires a comprehensive practical knowledge of a
technical field with use of analytical judgment and
decision-making. Must be able to exercise independent thinking and
the ability to conceptualize and develop new or improved
procedures, techniques or ideas appropriate to the work
environment. Work product primarily affects processeses and
program/functional areas within the department.
Reading: Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals,
Math: Ability to deal with a system of real numbers; and practical
application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and
Writing: Ability to write reports, prepare business letters,
summaries, meeting minutes, and emails using proper format,
punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Vehicle, radio, Mobile
Data Terminal (MDT), and fare box.
Primary Work Location: Shop, vehicle, and outdoors (roadways).
Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to
unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional
outside work. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or
humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical
hazards. Constant exposure to fire hazards, communicable diseases,
and physical danger or abuse. Frequent exposure to mechanical
hazards. Occasional exposure to chemical hazards and electrical
Protective Equipment Required: Seatbelt and safety vest.
Light strength demands include exerting up to 20 pounds
occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, or negligible amounts
constantly AND/OR walking or standing to a significant degree.
Continuously requires sitting, handling, vision, foot controls,
balancing, hearing, and talking. Frequently requires kneeling and
bending. Occasionally requires standing, walking, reaching,
crouching, and twisting.
Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks,
irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks
simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team,
tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment.
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