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 Title: Fixed Route Operator
Reports to: Manager of Dispatch
Employment Status: Full Time/Part Time FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Under the direction of the Manager of Dispatch, provides safe, efficient and on-time delivery of passengers by means of public transportation.
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.
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.
Commercial driver’s license with passenger endorsement.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS: TYPE:
Internal Staff Various