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Coach Operator - Omnitrans - San Bernardino, CA


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Company: Omnitrans

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      FULL TIME COACH OPERATOR      **OPEN**

 $18.88 - $25.30 per hour ($14.25 per hour during 5-week training period) 

($300.00 SIGN-ON FOR CLASS B HOLDERS WITH PASSENGER/AIR BRAKE ENDORSEMENT)   

CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT

 

THE JOBOMNITRANS, provider of public mass transit for the San Bernardino Valley in Southern California is recruiting for Full-time Coach Operators.  Candidates that possess a Class B license with Passenger and Air Brake endorsements may be eligible for a Sign-on Bonus of $300.00The sign-on bonus is paid ½ at time of hire and ½ at the completion of the 6 month probationary period.  Coach Operators are under general direction operates public transit coaches over assigned routes according to published schedules; performs related duties as required.  Those that can succeed in this position have the ability to provide excellent customer service as well as assisting disabled patrons; and perform related duties as required; but are not limited to the following:

  • Completes a mandatory and regulated pre-trip and post-trip inspection, including Air Brake test. Operates public transit coaches of varying sizes over assigned routes in a safe and timely manner; may operate coaches during peak or non-peak workload situations and emergencies, and other non-revenue vehicles as required.
  • Secures fares, tickets/passes and transfers, and provides transfers and route information to passengers and the general public.
  • Assists persons with disabilities with boarding/alighting and proper use of securement systems, and ramps as appropriate.
  • Observes and complies with State and Local traffic laws and ordinances, and Agency rules and policies to ensure passenger and equipment safety.
  • Exercises tact and courtesy in dealing with passengers and the general public.
  • Completes accident, incident and various other reports.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance to provide dependable service to the public, which may include forced-overtime per the ATU and Omnitrans MOU seniority guidelines.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must be able to obtain/retain a California Class B driver’s license with endorsements. Must have a stable work history, excellent driving record, and a minimum age of 21. Must possess a current (no less than 6 months old) California driver’s license.  Candidates must be able to maintain a good attendance record and be at work on time; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; remain calm and composed under occasionally stressful conditions; deal courteously and effectively with passengers, fellow employees and the general public; follow written instructions and verbal orders; maintain a neat, professional appearance, and perform the essential physical functions of the position.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Selected candidates must be able to work any specified Shift which may include day, swing, splits, or graveyard shifts, weekends, and holidays.  A CURRENT (30 days or less) California (K4) D.M.V. printout MUST be submitted with the application.  This position is considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations. 

 

THE SELECTION PROCESS:  An online application must be completely filled out with a current DMV-K4 report attached to be considered.  The selection process consists of an evaluation of education, experience, and driving record as described on the application and DMV-K4. Those that have applied and tested in the past 6 months will not be eligible to re-apply.  The most competitively qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include a combination of written, performance, and oral examinations.  Employment offers are contingent upon applicant demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background/criminal investigation (including LiveScan), pre-assessment evaluation, and DOT pre-employment physical examination with drug screening.  Candidates may apply on-line at our website at: http://www.omnitrans.org/business-and-employment/careers/ . Candidates may also apply online at our Human Resources Department 1700 W. 5th Street, San Bernardino, CA  92411.

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