Roseview Transit-Part-Time Bus Driver

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POSITION:                           BusDriver                                        

DEPARTMENT:                  RoseviewTransit

WORK SCHEDULE:          As scheduled

JOB CATEGORY:              LTC (Labor, Trades, Crafts)

SALARY:                             $13.70 - $15.23 an hour


DATE WRITTEN: June 1998                                            STATUS:Part-time

DATE REVISED: April 2019                                             FLSASTATUS: Non-exempt


Toperform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily.  Therequirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge,skill, and/or ability required.  The Cityof Richmondprovides reasonable accommodation to qualified employees and applicants withknown disabilities who require accommodation to complete the applicationprocess or perform essential functions of the job, unless the accommodationwould cause an undue hardship.


Incumbent serves as Bus Driver for the Roseview TransitSystem, responsible for providing safe and dependable public transportation forcitizens of the City of Richmond.




Drives and operatesbus on assigned routes according to an established time schedule.  


Operates lift forhandicapped passengers in wheelchairs and assists elderly passengers and othersin need of assistance.


Treats passengers ina courteous manner and provides information regarding bus schedules asrequested.


Completes operatorreports and vehicle checklists as required and submits maintenance slips forneeded bus repairs as appropriate.


Performs relatedduties as assigned.




High school diploma or GED.


Must be at least 21 years of age.


Knowledge of specific traffic and safety laws and abilityto abide by all provisions of these laws.


Knowledge of and ability to safely operate and drive busesin city and highway traffic, often under stressful external conditions, and inall types of weather.


Knowledge of city streets and established routes/schedulesand ability to consistently maintain schedules as required.


Knowledge of andability to properly operate two-way radio system.


Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spellingand punctuation, and ability to prepare detailed activity reports as required.


Ability to meet all employer hiring and retention requirements,including passage of a medical exam, drug screen, and written test.


Ability toeffectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other Citydepartments and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics,gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.


Ability to complywith all employer and department policies and work rules, including, but notlimited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.


Ability to providepublic access to or maintain confidentiality of department information andrecords according to state requirements.


Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy andrespect, including occasional encounters with difficult persons.


Ability tounderstand, memorize, retain, and carry out verbal or written instructions.


Ability to applyknowledge of people and locations, make simple arithmeticadditions/subtractions, and read/interpret detailed manuals, maps, anddirections.


Ability to work alonewith minimum supervision and with others in a team environment, often undertime pressure.


Ability to workextended, evening, and/or weekend hours.


Possession of a valid Indiana drivers license and Class B CommercialDriver's License (CDL) with Passenger endorsement and demonstrated safe drivingrecord.




Incumbent performs duties according to a standard schedulewith priorities primarily determined by supervisor.  Assignments are guided by specific detailedinstructions, with incumbent referring to supervisor for unusual orunprecedented situations.  Errors in workare primarily detected or prevented through complete prior instructions fromsupervisor.


Incumbent reports directly to Operations Manager.







Incumbent's duties involve sitting for long periods, sitting/walkingat will, reaching, bending, light to moderate lifting, close/far vision,color/depth perception, hearing sounds/communication and handling/grasping/fingeringobjects.




Incumbent performs duties in a bus and outdoors and is regularlyexposed to inclement weather, traffic, excessive noise, dust, and exhaust fumesnormally associated with city driving.  Incumbentregularly works extended, evening, and/or weekend hours.




The job description for the position of Bus Driverdescribes the duties and responsibilities for employment in this position.  I acknowledge that I have received this jobdescription, and understand that it is not a contract of employment.  I am responsible for reading this jobdescription and complying with all job duties, requirements andresponsibilities contained herein, and any subsequent revisions.


Is there anything that would keep you from meeting the jobduties as outlined?

Yes______ No______

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