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3/4 Time Bus Driver

at City of Greeley, CO

Pay: $17.34 to $19.15/hour
$17.34 - $19.15
Posted: 5/1/2019
Job Reference #: 2271960
Categories: Drivers

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

This position involves operating assigned vehicles in a safe, reliable and professional manner, while being courteous, patient and helpful to all passengers. Possession of CDL license with B-P2 endorsements is high desired, however qualified candidates with customer service skills will receive paid training to acquire Commercial Drivers License (CDL) if they do not already possess one.  Position works 32-38 hours a week and includes full time health benefits.

The City of Greeley offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package that includes the following:

  • Paid Time Off and 11 paid holidays each year.
  • Health care coverage with 80% of the premium paid by the City.
  • Dental Assistance Plan with the entire premium paid by the City.
  • Basic life insurance with coverage of 1.5 times annual salary and option to increase coverage.
  • Disability benefit includes short term disability coverage after 14 consecutive calendar days of medical incapacity.
  • Pension/401 (k) plan.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
Details on the benefits are available on the Human Resources page at http://greeleygov.com/HR/benefits.aspx .
 
**Applicants will be required to supply a copy of thier current driving record. These records are available through the Motor Vehicle Department
 
**Continued employment will be contingent upon successful completion of 16 hours of CDL specific training and obtaining a CDL Class B-P2 license following completion of the training.
 
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Experience, Knowledge, Skills

  • Current CDL license highly desired or ability to acquire CDL with Class B-P2 endorsements;
  • Excellent driving record;
  • Ability to assist passengers in wheelchairs in getting on and off vehicles;
  • Ability and experience in working effectively with the public;
  • 19 years of age or older;
  • Knowledge of and ability to read gauges, operate controls, pedals, levers, and switches found on buses and vans;
  • Previous bus driving experience desirable.

Essential Functions

  • Work evenings, weekends, holidays, and split shifts;
  • Safely drive and operate buses and vans;
  • Ability to assist passengers in wheelchairs in getting on and off vehicles;
  • Follow instructions both orally and in writing; complete daily forms;
  • Perform routine custodial maintenance of bus shelters;
  • Work both independently and with others;
  • Continued employment will be contingent upon successful completion of 16 hours of CDL specific training and obtaining a CDL Class B-P2 license following completion of the training.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Working Environment:
  • Work primarily performed inside buses or vans while in operation;
  • Will drive vehicle in all weather conditions;
  • Exposure to seasonal weather conditions when assisting passengers and performing custodial maintenance of bus shelters;
  • Possibility of muscle strains from physically moving passengers on and off buses and vans;
  • Will remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time.
 Physical Requirements:
  • Vision enough to perform functions such as operate buses and vans while complying with all traffic regulations;
  • Hearing and speech enough to communicate over the two-way radio to obtain and clarify dispatched information;
  • Strength enough to push, pull and assist non-ambulatory passengers on and off the bus (ability to lift 75 pounds);
  • Manual dexterity enough to coordinate the movement of limbs simultaneously to operate controls, pedals, levers, and switches on buses and vans.