Fixed Route Operator

at Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky/TANK

Ft Mitchell, KY

Posted on Dec. 8, 2017


Full Time, Part Time


Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan, Paid vacation

TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY / TANK
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Fixed Route Operator

Dept./Division: Operations
Reports to: Manager of Dispatch
Employment Status: Full Time/Part Time FLSA Status: Non-exempt

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Manager of Dispatch, provides safe, efficient and on-time delivery of passengers by means of public transportation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Drives one of several different coach styles in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner along a designated route within a defined time schedule.
Notifies dispatch of deviations, overload, accidents, or passenger incidents.
Notifies dispatch of passenger’s medical or behavior problems and or mechanical or electrical problems with the coach.
Stops at designated points to load and/or unload passengers.
Stays abreast of route and schedule changes as well as detours.
Administers TANK’s fare policy and sees that fares are deposited into the farebox and distributes transfers through the farebox.
Dispenses information to customers on routes, schedules and other services.
Advises customers of rules and regulations when necessary.
Completes and submits written reports concerning passenger incidents along with preventable and non-preventable accidents.
Operates on-board computers for farebox, destination signs, electronic annunciation of stops (when available) and for communications with dispatch.
Calls out major bus stops and transfer points when the electronic annunciator system is not available.
Assists in the boarding/alighting of passengers in wheelchairs and is responsible for the proper securement of the wheelchair.
Assumes additional responsibilities as required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must be able to meet and pass DOT medical requirements needed to maintain a CDL.
Must be able to walk up and down at least 3 steps on the bus multiple times during a shift
Must be able to sit for extended periods of time (approximately 80% of shift)
Must be able to get up and move around and about the bus (approximately 20% of shift)
Must be able to stoop or bend to secure wheelchairs (approximately 5-10% of shift)
Must be able to push and pull passengers in wheelchairs (up to 20 lbs., approximately 1% of shift)
Must be able to reach up and out to program farebox and change destination sign (approximately 1% of shift)
Must be able to read and comprehend written material.

LICENCES REQUIRED:
Commercial driver’s license with passenger endorsement.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS: TYPE:
Internal Staff Various
Passengers Transportation


QualificationsCDL

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