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Bus Operator

Dekalb County Government

Posted: Jul. 30, 2018

End Date: Oct. 30, 2018

Position Summary

Operates Mobile Farmers Market bus to carry fresh produce to DeKalb County residents.

Essential Functions

Drives full-size 39-foot school bus on an assigned route to transport fresh produce.

Communicates with passengers, providing information and responding to inquiries.

Consults with Supervisor on a regular basis concerning schedule and route.

Performs pre- and post-trip bus inspection to ensure proper operating conditions, cleanliness of vehicle, and compliance with safety standards.

Performs basic vehicle maintenance service, such as checking fluid levels, and makes minor repairs to vehicle as needed.

Reports any equipment malfunctions or potential problems with vehicle and coordinates with Fleet Maintenance for preventative maintenance and repair.

Provides written and verbal reports to document incidents, including accident reports and repair requests.

Responds to emergency situations involving passengers or other vehicles for the purpose of maintaining passenger safety.

Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma or GED. Two years of experience in the operation of commercial motor vehicles, including driving large vans or buses, or a related field. Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement. A combination of training and experience above the minimum requirements will be considered.

Supplemental Information

This is a six month  Full-Time temporary position (40 hours per week from May through October) with no benefits.