Job: Bus Operator (Phoenix Area)

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Posted: 07/28/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 1381

Job Description

Bus Operator

Location: Glendale, Arizona

Total Transit is one of the fastest growing companies in the transportation industry. We’re a team of dedicated professionals who love what we do, and provide superior value and the highest level of transportation management and services to our clients and passengers.  We have a great work environment and management team that supports our Team Members in delivering a consistently great passenger experience.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safely Operate a transit bus and provide excellent customer service to passengers 
  • Perform pre-and post trips vehicle inspections
  • Follow routes and ensure on time performance
  • Adhere to traffic regulations
  • Collect fares
  • Able to provide verbal information to the public regarding routes, schedules and transfer points
  • Respond to operational issues
  • Maintain a clean bus, as needed and daily 
  • Perform any other duties necessary by Management or Supervisors

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 23 years old
  • 2 or more years of experience operating a transit vehicle (ie- charter, school bus, city transit, tour, trolley or passenger vans)
  • A valid State of Arizona Class A or B CDL driver’s license with a P (Passenger) endorsement and air brake or qualify for the passenger endorsement/air brake during initial training
  • Minimum High School diploma or GED
  • Acceptable driving record with no more than 3 points on the applicant’s driving record
  • Acceptable background with no felonies
  • Ability to read, speak and write in English (bilingual a plus)
  • Knowledge of major streets, public places and landmarks within local geographic service area
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Reliable punctuality and attendance 

BENEFITS:

  • Company-subsidized (90%) base health plan, for full time (30 or more hours/week schedule)
  • Voluntary (employee paid) dental, vision, and other optional insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Employer provided uniforms
  • Great work environment 
  • Incentive pay is offered for working split shifts and for maintaining a high level of performance on specified operating standards

CONDITIONS:

  • Drug-free workplace and DOT required drug testing-Pre-employment, random post accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol screening

***Must have a valid State of Arizona Class A or B CDL driver’s license with a P (Passenger) endorsement and air brake or qualify for the passenger endorsement/air brake during initial training

We welcome a bus operator with 2+ years of experience transporting passengers, including city transit, school district bus driver, trolley, airport, charter and tour buses, such as First Transit, First Student, Transdev, All Aboard America, RTW Management, Arrow Stage Lines, Greyhound, SuperShuttle, Airport Shuttles, Senior Living Transportation, among others.


Total Transit has an excellent culture that qualified for Best Places to Work and values employees’ contributions through recognition, training/development opportunities, employee/community events, and performance reviews with merit increase opportunities based on performance.

Apply online or call:  623-240-4520

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