Thursday , February 9 2023

BUS OPERATOR jobs

Website Los Angeles Metro

Job Description:

Under direct supervision, operates public transit buses, transports passengers, provides customer service, and performs safety inspections of bus equipment to assure their safe, efficient, and on-time operation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collects and counts fares, issues transfer tickets, and transports passengers on public transit buses
  • Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned divisions
  • Writes reports and completes forms
  • Performs a complete pre-pull-out inspection of bus, safety checks equipment, and informs mechanic when adjustments or repairs are necessary
  • Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized Metro business
  • Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance
  • Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips
  • Operates wheelchair lift and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner which may include pushing a wheelchair up & down the ramp
  • Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity
  • Line instructs student trainees and regular operators learning specific bus line routes
  • Secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the action being taken

Job Requirements:

  • Basic money and time concepts
  • Vehicle safety rules and regulations

     

  • State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles
  • Bend with both knees and back, squat and/or kneel when securing a wheelchair
    Operate Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently
    Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions
  • Push, pull and lift up to 35 pounds
  • Recognize existing or potential mechanical defects, problems, or maladjustments
  • Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations
  • Perceive patrons at bus stops from great distances
  • Push and pull wheelchair up to 275 pounds
  • Read small printed material
  • Decipher and successfully encounter traffic patterns flows and potential road hazards
    Work independently in a highly-structured environment
  • Quickly and accurately count money at a glance
  • Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the public

Qualification & Experience:

  • Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles Metro

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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