Public Transit - Bus Operators
Company: Utah Transit Authority
Posted on: January 20, 2023
*NO CDL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO APPLY*
Our bus operators are the face of UTA! Safety and excellent
customer service are the top priority for this position and UTA is
working diligently to identify and hire the best and brightest for
this critical role. We will teach you everything you need to know
about how to operate UTA passenger buses and keep customers and
equipment safe. Enjoy performing standard pre-trip/post-trip
vehicle inspections, communicating information to the dispatch
center, customers and supervisors, answer questions from customers
and others, collect passenger fare, and follow UTA guidelines,
operating rules and procedures. If you are seeking a long-term,
fulfilling career, consider becoming a Bus Operator for UTA.
Opportunities for advancement are impressive, benefits are
incredible, and the security of knowing you work for a highly
successful and stable organization in service to the community
brings a sense of peace, belonging, and progress.
*All UTA Operators can enjoy a $1,000 Hiring Incentive. Ask for
- Completion of UTA's -PAID Bus Operator Training/Certification
Program, including passing all required exams.
- -One year in a customer service role with ability to solve
problems and resolve customer inquiries.
- At least 21 years of age.
- Safe driver with a valid driver license and no more than 2
moving violations in the past 3 years.
- No convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or
any drugs within the past 10 years.
- Familiar with the Wasatch Front is preferred but not
- Obtain and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT)
medical card -(paid by UTA)
- Pass the written Class "B" CDL test, with Air Brakes and
Passenger Endorsement tests prior to the start of the -paid
- Communicate with supervisors and customers and maintain good
interpersonal relations, both orally and over the radio
- Read and understand training materials, operating manuals and
operating and safety rules directives
- Prepare legible written reports of incidents and
- Operate any and all passenger buses safely
- Report for assigned shift on time
- Meet schedule demands, scheduled shifts, and scheduled
- Perform the physical requirements of the job to include regular
walking, floor to waist lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally/carrying
up -to 15 lbs occasionally, reaching, pushing, pulling, kneeling,
crouching, balancing, bending, and prolonged periods of sitting and
- This job requires regular and predictable attendance.
- -OR -
An equivalent combination or relevant education and experience.
Pay Rate: -$20.00/hr training for up to nine (9) weeks. $21.44/hr
after training with guaranteed pay increases every six months for
the next five years up to $25.69/hrClose Date: January 3rd, 2023 by
Keywords: Utah Transit Authority, Layton , Public Transit - Bus Operators, Other , Layton, Utah
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