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(RTD) The Regional Transportation District Bus Driver in Denver, Colorado

This position involves all duties and responsibilities associated with transitvehicle operation. Duties include carrying out those functions pertaining tothe safe, courteous, and efficient operation of assigned transit vehicleson routine and/or special service routes. Responsibilities include, butare not limited to, employing defensive driving techniques, maintainingprofessional courtesy while under stress, making public addressannouncements, properly answering questions and solving transit-relatedconcerns of passengers, and exercising prudent judgment under a variety ofconstantly changing operating conditions. This is a safety sensitive position subject to the rules and regulations ofthe RTD Drug and Alcohol Policy.QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent. Equivalency in relevant job experience willbe considered.Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age.Must possess a valid driver's license continually for the past 2 years. NoDUI, DWI, or reckless driving in the past 5 years.Ability to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examinationby obtaining a DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate for a minimum of a one(1) year qualifying period and then maintain a current DOT MedicalExaminer's Certificate thereafter.Ability to pass a RTD required Physical Ability Assessment (PAA) relatedto the physical requirements of the essential functions of the job.Ability to obtain and maintain a current valid Colorado Commercial Driver'sLicense with an air brake and passenger endorsement (Class B-P).Ability to successfully complete the Bus Operator Training Program, whichincludes achieving the required minimum scores on all written and drivingtests and evaluations.Knowledge of and the ability to use standard defensive driving techniques.Ability to read, write, and speak English.Ability to tell time and keep a timely schedule.History of satisfactory attendance, which includes the ability to report towork in a punctual manner.Ability to read and understand maps and time tables, which includesdetermining directions and following a mapped-out route.Ability to use prudent judgment and common sense in making quick, safedecisions with minimal supervision and adapt to constantly changing operatingenvironments.Ability to work unusual hours, split shifts, weekends, holidays, andovertime as required.Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, whileinteracting with customers and RTD staff in a courteous, professional manner.This includes providing good customer service by attending to the needs of adiverse customer base in a sensitive manner.Ability to work and maintain professional composure while under stress andpressure.Demonstrated physical ability to climb stairs, reach above shoulder level,walk for an extended distance, bend, stoop, lift, and push/pull upto 50 pounds without assistance as well as sit for an extended length of time.Ability to work in an environment with dust, fumes, exhaust, variousnoise levels, various temperatures, and chemicals for an extended lengthof time as well as in various outdoor weather conditions as required.Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse workforce.Application: www.rtd-denver.com/careers

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