DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
$2,607.07 – $3,168.92 / Monthly
$15.04 – $18.28 / Hour
This is a full-time, benefited position.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Under general supervision, to operate a transit bus on a fixed route within Trinity County; to transport passengers to various destinations within the County; to perform safety checks and maintain various reports/driving logs of bus and daily activities; to do related work as required.
Routine vehicle maintenance requirements including hydraulic controls, hydraulic and hydrolic brake systems and electronic ignition systems. Safe driving practices. Traffic laws of the State of California. Principles and methods of preventive maintenance. Safe work practices and procedures. Good public relations techniques. Record keeping methods and procedures. Mathematics.
Visually inspect gas, propane and diesel-powered equipment and assess problems with and determine mechanical defects affecting safe operation of electrical, hydraulic, hydrolic and mechanical systems. Safely drive a transit-size bus in a variety of weather conditions and locations. Follow a prescribed bus route in a safe and timely manner. Read and write at the level required for successful job performance. Follow radio procedures and transmit information in a clear and concise manner. Apply technical knowledge of mechanical and electrical trades work. Follow written and oral instructions. Maintain accurate records and reports. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions and policies of the County Transit Program. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Some previous experience performing vehicle operation duties.
Possession of an appropriate California Driver’s License with appropriate passenger endorsement and VTT Certificate.
Incumbents must complete requisite training and obtain required driver’s license endorsements at the time of hiring, as well as Department of Motor Vehicles certification to remain employed in this classification.
Possession of a current and clear Department of Motor Vehicles printout.
Typical Physical Requirements
Sits for extended periods. Frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch. Normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Corrected hearing and vision to normal range. Verbal communication. Operate a transit bus and related wheelchairs lift equipment. Use a radio and telephone.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST