• Transit Operator I -PN

    Posted: 04/07/2021

    The City of High Point's Transit Division seeks to fill Transit Operator I (part-time, no benefits) positions.
    Essential Tasks:

    • Operates a bus on an assigned route and schedule;
    • Inspects bus and related equipment and reports defects prior to departure and at the end of shift;
    • Prepares trip records regarding mileage, vehicle defects, etc.;
    • Boards and off-boards passengers, including passengers in wheelchairs and similar mobility devices:
    • Secures passenger wheelchairs with tie down straps in vehicle:
    • Collects fares or verifies passes using an electronic farebox;
    • Announces designated bus stops;
    • Provides routine information concerning schedules to passengers;
    • Operates two-way radio, to inform office staff and other required personnel members of traffic delays, accidents, down traffic signs and faulty traffic signals;
    • Completes accident, incident and/or miscellaneous reports to document unusual circumstances;
    • Follows safety regulations at all times and prescribed accident procedures as necessary;
    • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
    • Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.

    • Must be at least 25 years old
    • Must have a High School Diploma OR General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    • Must speak, read and write the English Language
    • Must have a valid Class B North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger (P) Endorsement
    • Must have two (2) years of verifiable experience operating a similar or larger commercial vehicle
    • Must be able to drive a bus in typical urban traffic and work well under stress and pressure of time constraints.
    • Must be able to work schedules to include split shift, nights, weekends and holidays.
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • French and/or Spanish Language skills

    Salary: $15.65 Hourly without benefits
    Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system. To apply, please type the following link into your web browser:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highpointnc The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.