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Paratransit Bus Operator (Full-Time, SLC)

Company: Utah Transit Authority
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Utah Transit AuthorityJob Summary*NO CDL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO APPLY*Your time is now.Each of us has a time in our live where we need to rise to the occasion. This is your time. There is a community of people who need, depend, rely on our services on you. Our Operators give people with disabilities access to a better life, relationships, and access to the things you enjoy everyday. You can be one of these Operators, you can be a life line, you will improve lives. Our Operators, you, will individually help people to achieve what once was unreachable for them. We will give you all the tools and resources to be the best Operator you can be, you will receive 360 support and have access to educational and development opportunities for you the sky is the limit at UTA and because of you the sky is the limit for our passengersResponsible for safe operation of a passenger bus on a specialized route in accordance with UTA operating procedures, assuming responsibility for the safety of customers and equipment. Performs standard pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections. Communicates appropriate information to dispatch, customers, supervisors, and others designated to receive such information. Answers questions from customers and others. Collects appropriate fare from passengers. Follows UTA guidelines, operating rules and procedures. * All UTA Operators can enjoy a $1,000 Hiring Incentive. Ask for details!*Minimum QualificationsEDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Successful completion of UTAs Bus Operator Training/Certification Program, including passing all required exams.EXPERIENCE:
    • One year in a customer service role with ability to solve problems and resolve customer inquiries.
    • At least 21 years of age.
    • A safe driver with a valid drivers license and no more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years.
    • No convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or any drugs within the past 10 years.
    • Familiar with the Wasatch Front.
    • Able to:
      • Obtain and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card
      • Pass the written Class C CDL test and Passenger Endorsement test prior to the start of the paid-training program.
      • Communicate with supervisors and customers and maintain good interpersonal relations, both orally and over the radio
      • Read and understand training materials, operating manuals and operating and safety rules directives
      • Prepare legible written reports of incidents and accidents
      • Operate any and all passenger buses safely
      • Report for assigned shift on time
      • Meet schedule demands, scheduled shifts, and scheduled departures
      • Perform the physical requirements of the job to include regular walking, floor to waist lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally/carrying up to 15 lbs occasionally, reaching, pushing, pulling, kneeling, crouching, balancing, bending, and prolonged periods of sitting and standing
      • Must be able to pass Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) background screening. This screening includes but may not be limited to: fingerprint-based checks of national crime information databases, and/or state child abuse and elder abuse registries for offenses that may impact the ability of the applicant to have unsupervised contact with vulnerable populations.This job requires regular and predictable attendance.OR An equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.(UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.)Pay Rate: $17.00/hr training for up to 7 weeks. $20.94/hr after training with guaranteed pay increases every six months for the next five years up to $25.19/hr.Close Date: May 16, 2022 by 5:59 pmPM21PI176882575

Keywords: Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake City , Paratransit Bus Operator (Full-Time, SLC), Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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