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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:M9954

BUS OPERATOR

NATURE OF WORK

This is vehicle operation work in transporting passengers of a mass transit system.

Work involves operating diesel powered passenger buses over prescribed fixed routes within assigned areas. Responsibilities include operating the vehicle carefully, safely, and within the prescribed time schedule. Work is performed within established rules and procedures with the utmost regard for the safety of the passengers, the general public, and all equipment. Work is reviewed by a superior through observation of work activities, and efficiency of operation procedures.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Operates a county passenger bus according to established routes and schedules; maintains records and logs on travel time, mileage, gas, purchases and passengers served.

Monitors fare collections; issues bus transfers; provides general information to passengers.

Takes vehicle to be serviced to a central servicing area for repairs and/or maintenance.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of state and county traffic and motor vehicle regulations.

Knowledge of the geography of the county.

Ability to operate the assigned vehicle in the prescribed manner.

Ability to detect improper functioning mechanical systems on the assigned vehicle.

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and

linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Successful completion of job related tests.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Possession of valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License with Airbrake and Passenger Transport Endorsement or learners permit at the time of appointment.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Mass Transit
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E1/91 R3/14

 


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