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Transit Operator - Part Time

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This is a Part Time position with no benefits. Recruitment is for applicants who will accept less than 20 hours per week. Willing to train individuals who have excellent customer service skill, an outgoing personality, and possess the ability to work with the public.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Position Number B2201W
Working Job Title Transit Operator - Part Time
Range 912
Advertised Salary 11.296
Beginning Annual
Ending Annual
Beginning Hourly 11.296
Ending Hourly
Position Type Part-Time No Benefits
Brief Description

The purpose of this position is to operate a transit system bus on an assigned route. This is accomplished by following routes, adhering to timetables, embarking and debarking passengers, collecting fares, generating transfers, maintaining passenger counts, coordinating activities with dispatchers and other drivers, and completing required records. Other duties include maintaining order on the bus, providing information to the public, ensuring physically impaired passengers are secured, reporting malfunctions or maintenance issues, and reporting related traffic conditions.
This is a Part Time position with no benefits. Recruitment is for applicants who will accept less than 20 hours per week. Willing to train individuals who have excellent customer service skill, an outgoing personality, and possess the ability to work with the public. OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Formal Education

Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.

Experience

Under and including one year

Supervision

Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.

Human Collaboration Skills

Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of information.

Freedom to Act

Receives Immediate Direction – The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. The immediate supervisor may, at times, provide close and constant review.

Technical Skills

Basic – Work requires the use of standard technical skills appropriate to the work environment of the organization.

Budget Responsibility

This position has no budget responsibility.

Reading

Basic – Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Math

Basic – Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Writing

Basic – Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Certification & Other Requirements

Must be able to obtain a valid Texas Class B, Endorsement P, Commercial Drivers License within 90 days.

Driver's License Yes
Type of License B
Endorsements

P

Posting Date 06/30/2017
Closing Date

Essential Functions

Overall Physical Strength Demands: (S) Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time. (L) Light: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally; 10 lbs. frequently; or negligible amounts constantly; OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree. (M) Medium: Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10 lbs. constantly. (H) Heavy: Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. (V) Very Heavy: Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally; 50-100 lbs. frequently; or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly.

Essential Functions

Essential Function

Operates a transit bus by driving a prescribed route, learning all routes, interacting with passengers, maintaining order and safety, collecting fares, issuing transfers, and adhering to local, state and federal rules, and published schedules.

Code Light
Essential Function

Communicates with passengers and staff by maintaining effective working relationships, providing passengers with clear and concise information on stop locations, schedules, transfers or information on other locations, coordinating transfer arrivals, departments and other information with dispatch, and reporting personal items or property left on the bus.

Code Sedentary
Essential Function

Completes routine housekeeping tasks by checking the bus for lost items, removing trash, cleaning and inspecting the bus after each shift, and refueling the bus after each shift.

Code Light
Essential Function

Maintains records and logs by recording mileage, recording beginning and ending duty times, total hours on duty, fare box readings, fares and categories, and providing a written description of discrepancies, malfunctions, accidents or other items encountered while operating the bus.

Code Sedentary
Essential Function

Completes charter trips by driving the bus or trolley as directed and adhering to the terms of the charter.

Code Light

Physical Demands

Overall Physical Strength Demands

Overall Physical Strength Demands: (S) Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time. (L) Light: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally; 10 lbs. frequently; or negligible amounts constantly; OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree. (M) Medium: Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10 lbs. constantly. (H) Heavy: Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. (V) Very Heavy: Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally; 50-100 lbs. frequently; or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly.

Physical strength for this position L

Physical Demands

(C) Continuously: 2/3 or more of the time. (F) Frequently: From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. (O) Occasionally: Up to 1/3 of the time. (R) Rarely: Less than 1 hour per week. (N) Never: Never occurs. Note: This is intended as a description of the way the job is currently performed. It does not address the potential for accommodation.

Standing Communicating with co-workers, Observing work duties, Observing work site, Making presentations
Standing Frequency C
Fine Dexterity Telephone keypad, Computer keyboard, Calibrating equipment
Fine Dexterity Frequency C
Walking To other departments/offices/office equipment, Around work site
Walking Frequency O
Lifting Supplies, Equipment, Files
Lifting Frequency R
Carrying Supplies, Equipment, Files
Carrying Frequency R
Sitting Desk Work, Meetings, Driving
Sitting Frequency C
Reaching For supplies and files
Reaching Frequency C
Handling Paperwork
Handling Frequency C
Kneeling Filing in lowerdrawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground
Kneeling Frequency O
Crawling None
Crawling Frequency N
Pushing/Pulling None
Pushing/Pulling Frequency N
Climbing Stairs, Ladder, Step stool, Onto Equipment
Climbing Frequency O
Vision Reading, Computer Screen, Observing worksite, Driving
Vision Frequency C
Foot Controls Driving, Operating heavy equipment
Foot Controls Frequency C
Balancing None
Balancing Frequency N
Bending Filing in lower drawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground, Making repairs
Bending Frequency C
Crouching Filing in lower drawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground
Crouching Frequency O
Hearing Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public, listening to equipment
Hearing Frequency C
Twisting From computer to telephone, Getting inside vehicle
Twisting Frequency C
Talking Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public
Talking Frequency F
Other (specified if applicable) None
Other Frequency N

Additional Information

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware:

Computers, printers and related software, copier, fax machine, check signing equipment.

bus or trolley

Environmental Factors

(D) Daily; (W) Several Times Per Week; (M) Several Times Per Month; (S) Seasonally; (N) Never

Extreme Temperatures S
Wetness/Humidity S
Respiratory Hazards S
Noise and Vibration D
Physical Hazards M

Health and Safety Factors

(C) Continuously; (F) Frequently; (O) Occasionally; (R) Rarely; (N) Never

Mechanical Hazards C
Chemical Hazards R
Electrical Hazards R
Fire Hazards R
Explosives R
Communicable Diseases O
Physical Danger or Abuse R
Other (see below) N
Other Health and Safety Factor
Protective Equipment Required

gloves

Non-Physical Demands

Description of Non-Physical Demands: (F) Frequently: From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time; (O) Occasionally: Up to 1/3 of the time; (R) Rarely: Less than 1 hour per week; (N) Never: Never occurs.

Time Pressure F
Frequent Change of Tasks R
Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously F
Tedious or Exacting Work O
Noisy/Distracting Environment F
Emergency Situation O
Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime R
Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team F
Other (see below) N
Other Non-Physical Demand

None

Work Location

Primary Work Location

Vehicle

Secondary Work Location

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently employed by The City of Wichita Falls in a temporary position?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you ever participated in a pre-employment drug or alcohol test and were then not hired for the position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you currently possess a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  4. * Do you possess a valid Texas Class A or B Commercial Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you possess a valid Texas Class B, Endorsement P, Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you agree to obtain a Texas Class B, Endorsement P, Driver's License within 90 days of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)