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City Of Durango Transit Operator in Durango, Colorado

Transit OperatorDuties:General Purpose:To operate a trolley, bus and/or minivans in transporting passengers; toensure compliance with safety requirements and regulations by performing minormaintenance and safety checks on buses; to perform avariety of tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility; and toprovide a high level of customer service andpublic relations.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:1. Has ability to follow the City policies and other written instructions.2. Ensures compliance of the transit system with FTA regulations, State andCity policies in day to day aspects of the transit operation.3. Reports all unusual circumstances to management.4. Assists passengers requiring special assistance, including operatingwheelchair lifts and restraints.5. Performs a variety of tasks as assigned by Lead Drivers and TransitOperations Manager.6. Provides a high level of customer service and public relations at alltimes.7. Operates trolleys, buses, and minivans to transport passengers,including ADA-qualified passengers according to federal regulations.8. Performs light maintenance and safety checks on the vehicles as required byD.O.T.9. Must be familiar and able to operate tablets and other technologicalequipment onboard buses.10. Performs pre-trip and post-trip safety and maintenance checks onvehicles; identifies defects and document on appropriate form.11. Uses a two-way radio following proper procedures.12. Ensures cleanliness and safety of bus throughout shift, and washestransit fleet as assigned by management.13. Drives vehicle on designated route according to established time scheduleusing defensive driving techniques.14. Records information on the number and type of passengers, fuel,mileage and related information.15. Ensures smooth transfers between routes by communicating with thedispatcher and other drivers.16. Participates in on-going training.Other Duties:1. Administers first aid or CPR, as necessary.2. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.Wage: $19.30/hourBenefits:YesDays and Hours: days and hours will be discussed during interview. Willwork 40 hours per week.Location: DurangoApplication Instructions:1.) If you meet the minimum requirements for this position please click on "How to Apply" to view application information. (You must be registered with Connecting Colorado to view information. Registration is available at no cost.)2.) Apply in person or online.3.) This position will remain open until closed.