Coach bus driver

Tallahassee, FL

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Description

Primary responsibilities

  • Transport people from one place to another on a transit bus.
  • Operate bus by applying brakes, starting and stopping engine.
  • Drive regular routes on a schedule.
  • Announce next destinations.
  • Transport passengers on chartered trips or sightseeing tours.
  • Drive through traffic and obey traffic laws.
  • Deal with unruly passengers.
  • Stop frequently, often only a few blocks apart and when a passenger requests a stop.
  • Collect fares and issue change.
  • Answer questions about schedules, routes, and transfer points.
  • Report accidents or other traffic disruptions to a central dispatcher, and follow directions when using an alternate route.
  • Assist disabled passengers.
  • Check the bus tires, lights, and oil and do other basic maintenance.
  • Follow state and federal transit regulations.
  • Keep passengers informed of delays.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook
  • Knowledge of how to use electronic time sheets
  • Customer Oriented individual
  • Commit to a minimum of one year assignment
  • Possession of a high school diploma or an equivalent recognized certificate
  • Clean background /clean MVR report -NO felonies 
  • Clean drug screen
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