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Coach Opearator - Omnitrans - San Bernardino, CA

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Company: Omnitrans

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Ride OMNITRANS to a satisfying career that lets you make a difference in the San Bernardino Valley.   Omnitrans, provider of public mass transit for the San Bernardino Valley in Southern California is seeking a highly skilled professional to join our award-winning team. The ideal Candidate hired will be under general direction, operates public transit coaches over assigned routes according to published schedules; performs related duties as required.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position:
  • 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.
o perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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. Special Requirement: a current (30 days or less) California DMV K4 printout must be submitted with the application.
Knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to the safe operation of public transit vehicles.
Ability 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 work any specified shift which may include day, swing, splits, or graveyard, weekends, and holidays.


Positions in this job classification are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations.

An on-line application must be completely filled out with a current DMV-K4 report submitted to be considered. The selection process consists of an evaluation of education, experience, and driving record as described on the application and DMV-K4.  A  DMV-K4 printout must show no more than 2 points in 3 consecutive years for the past 10 years (A Class B license is not required to submit an employment application but a Class B permit or Class A or B License with passenger and air brake endorsement is required prior to the first day of employment).  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.  For further information and to submit an application visit our website at:
EEO/AA including Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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