CDL Bus Operator

Transdev North America
Herndon, VA
Jun 07, 2019
Jun 16, 2019
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Overview Transdev Services Inc., is in need of CDL Bus Opeators at their facility in Herndon, VA. Transdev is actively hiring bus drivers for their fixed route service.We are looking for safe, friendly drivers to help passengers move around throughout location using public transportation. Come join the largest private-sector operator of public transportation in North America one that cares about its employees, passengers and their communities. Why Drive With Us? PAY RATES:$16.16/Hour Paid health benefits, along with flexible work schedules Responsibilities Operators shall complete pre-trip inspections prior to pull-out and post-trip inspections following pull-in. During the post-trip inspections, operators must perform a thorough walk through of the bus, pick up any loose trash or debris, and ensure there are no passengers still on board. Operators log-in to the AVL system prior to scheduled pull-out from the operating division and/or start of revenue service, whichever occurs earlier or first. Operators shall report emergencies (ie, accidents, incidents, suspicious activity or packages, and fires), service disruptions, and other occurrences. Operators shall accommodate use of the vehicle mounted bicycle rack. Operators shall ensure fare collection and recording of each boarding by fare type, including recording of non-fare boarding as set forth by the Client and regional fare policies. Operators must: Must ensure that fareboxes are operational. Must log on to fareboxes via Single-Sign-On or manual log-on. Must collect fares from passengers at the point of boarding. Must record instances of fare evasion by pressing the correct farebox operator control unit button. Must accept SmartTrip cards including those with mutilated pictures which are electronically processed by the farebox to ensure eligibility for fare payment. Must answer questions about fares. Must log off fareboxes. Operators will maintain, read and understand route sheets including time changes and notify supervisor immediately of any changes. Maintain good work habits through timeliness and low absenteeism for daily assignment and extra trips. Operate the two-way equipment correctly and according to company policy. Inspect each vehicle before and after each trip using correct procedures and complete all necessary forms and report Operate the vehicle and stop to allow passengers to board and disembark using safe and responsible procedures. Operate adaptive transportation lift to board and discharge challenged passengers using safe and responsible procedures. Maintain a presentable appearance which includes being properly dressed according to company standards, neat grooming and good hygiene. Maintain a cooperative attitude with fellow employees, supervisors, passengers, always promoting company goodwill. Control emergency situations in proper manner. Control vehicle keys, fueling slip receipts, pre-trip and post-trip forms while in possession, and turn in to dispatch as required by your supervisor. Successfully complete driving skills evaluation. Attend all required in-service training, company required safety meeting and training, and any other required meetings. Must be able to comply with all contractual obligations as well as all local, state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of the vehicle. Immediately reports every accident, no matter how insignificant the accident may appear. Accurately maintains proper shift documentation reports, and records. Follow the correct end-of-shift procedures. Must be willing to work in a Union environment. Must perform other duties as required. Qualifications Education and Experience: High school diploma required. Must have a valid drivers' license for the past three (3) years including a national driver's license verification and background check. Must be a minimum of 23 years of age. Must exhibit proficiency in the English language. Must be able to read a map, possess knowledge of the service area, and be able to pass vision, road, and math, map tests, etc. Must be able to work flexible hours. Must be hospitable, guest/customer service oriented, and be willing to serve the needs of passengers. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving. Ability to safely drive various vehicles. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to work independently. Ability to perform duties under varying weather conditions. Ability to make independent judgments which have moderate impacts on the organization. Licensing and Certification: Must have maintained a valid driver's license for three years and must possess a current valid Commercial Drivers' License (CDL) at the time of application. Must not possess two (2) or more moving violations within the past 35 months. Operators with three (3) or more moving violations within the past 36 months will not be able to operate any County owned/leased vehicle. Must have two (2) full years with no violations the an applicant's license has ever been suspended, Must have a complete and certified driving record less than 30 days old. Must present an original Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) issued within the last 30 days and according to company, state and contract requirements. Operatormust meet the following standards: No homicide, manslaughter, or assault convictions associated with the operation of a motor vehicle. No convictions for driving while intoxicated within the past seven (7) years. No more than two (2) minor moving violations within the past 35 months. No major moving violations within the past 36 months, including but not limited to: failure to stop at the scene of an accident, driving with a revoked license, possession of an opened alcoholic container, attempting to elude an officer, etc. No more than one (1) ticketed at-fault accident within the past 36 months. Transdev will review the existence of any violations or convictions and may deny employment based on a violation, conviction, or pattern of violations/convictions indicating safety risks. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 5% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities. 95% of work is accomplished open garage facility. Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing onto vehicle, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Required to lift or handle up to50pounds. Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job. Must be able to work outside in various weather conditions. For more information please visit our website at The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request. Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. EEO is the Law Poster: Drug free workplace If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check. Requisition ID 2019-10262 Position Category Driver/Operator - Bus, Paratransit, Taxi, Limo, Shuttle Internal Code \#TNA Internal Reference 11123 Internal Code 3 Ind1 Company/Division Transdev Services

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