Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bus Operator (Part Time) in Los Angeles, California

Job Title: BUS OPERATOR (PART-TIME) Bulletin No: 000999-056 Salary Range: $13.00/hr - Training Rate (8 weeks)$15.36/hr - After completion of training$23.63/hr - Top Rate after 48 monthsPay rate increases incrementally according to the union contractBasic FunctionUnder close supervision, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. Example Of DutiesMemorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned divisionsPerforms a complete pre-pull-out inspection of bus, safety checks equipment, and informs mechanic when adjustments or repairs are necessaryRefers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route tripsCollects and counts fares, issues transfer tickets, and transports passengers on public transit busesProvides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistanceOperates wheelchair lift and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner which may include pushing a wheelchair up and down the rampSecures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the action being takenReceives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized Metro businessLine instructs student trainees and regular operators learning specific bus line routesReports 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 activityWrites reports and completes formsContributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment21 years of age6 months of public contact or customer service experienceValid California Class C driverandrsquo;s licensePossess a valid US driverandrsquo;s license for at least two yearsGood driving record as verified by an H-6 DMV printoutAble to obtain a BP Permit prior to offer of employment and a BP License before completion of trainingMust have satisfactory attendance and work performance records as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment Other Info: Applicants must have a good driving record within the past five years; have no more than three 1-point violations, no 2-point violations, no DUIs, Reckless Driving or Active Suspensions. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metroand#39;s website at www.metro.net and complete an Online Employment Application. Note: All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Metro/PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer.