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Bus Operator Trainee Fixed Route

Qualification Requirement
Must pass pre-employment physical, including DOT medical card and DOT Drug Screen.


No more than one (1) moving violations within the last 36 months and no convictions of driving under the influence of any prohibited substance.
No convictions of driving while suspended or revoked.
Must have good attendance and work performance record as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment.
Must be available for varying shifts. Shifts assigned based on seniority.
GED or High School Diploma
  • Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned.
  • Performs a complete pre-trip/post-trip inspection of bus
  • Performs safety checks of equipment.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to complete an assigned task in a safe manner and in a constant state of alertness.
  • Must read chemical labels and follow safe handling procedures.
  • Must understand and follow all safety rules.
  • Must be able to work in a cooperative manner with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips.
  • Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance.
  • Operates wheelchair lifts and assists handicapped in boarding, riding and alighting in a safe manner.
  • Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus
    route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity.
  • Writes reports and completes forms, including, but not limited to accident, incident, and motor coach discrepancies, run sheets, and passenger counts.
  • Adheres to safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to ensure the wellbeing of MAX customers, employees, and business partners.
  • Responsible for maintaining, supporting and promoting a safe work environment while complying with all MAX safety rules, polices, and procedures.
  • May be required to mentor new coach operators about bus routes and operating procedures.
  • Provides assistance in controlling accident or incident scenes.
  • Provides vacation and temporary relief, as required.
  • Comply with Federal ADA regulations to include calling out stops, securing mobility devices.
  • Attend employee meetings; including safety, training, retraining, etc., as required.
  • Inspects bus for lost articles.
  • Removes refuse and prepares bus for pull-out.
  • Contacts Dispatcher with all problems.
  • Performs other related duties similar in nature and level as assigned.
  • Must attend mandatory meetings, as required.