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CDL - Transit Bus Operator

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority
Gloucester Point, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical, vision,
Job Description

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority is hiring driven individuals who are people-oriented, safety conscious, and have a good driving record. Transit Bus Operators help to provide reliable transportation and a friendly face to residents and visitors of the Greater Williamsburg area.

As a member of WATA staff you will play a vital role in creating an efficient and effective public transportation system that provides around 1 million trips per year. These trips connect our riders to jobs, schools, shopping centers, recreational activities, and more.

Employment as a full-time operator includes a guaranteed 40 hours a week, paid training, and excellent benefits to include Virginia State Retirement. This position includes a 6-month introductory period.

Willing to train if you already have a CDL class B permit!

Essential job functions include:

  • Operate a 30’-40’ transit bus or paratransit body on chassis. Must have a valid Virginia Commercial Driver’s License (A or B with passenger and air brakes endorsement)
  • Memorize and understand WATA routes and stop locations.
  • Ensure passenger safety through code of conduct and proper vehicle operation.
  • Complete daily reports and deliver fare boxes as required.
  • Routinely assist in maintenance of WATA vehicles, bus shelters and other property as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Post Offer Requirements:

  • Previous CDL drug testing check
  • Driving record check
  • Drug test
  • Physical exam
  • National criminal/sex offender record check

Post Hire Requirements:

  • Must maintain a valid Virginia Class B or Class A Commercial Driver’s License
    • Passenger and air brakes endorsement a plus!
  • Have an acceptable driving record
  • Periodic physical exam
  • Random drug and alcohol tests
  • Periodic driving record check
Company Description
Public transportation is a vital piece of everyday life for millions of Americans, and we want you to join our team. Being a Transit Bus Operator gives you the chance for a rewarding career, not just another job.

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority

Public transportation is a vital piece of everyday life for millions of Americans, and we want you to join our team. Being a Transit Bus Operator gives you the chance for a rewarding career, not just another job.

Address

7239 Pocahontas Trail Williamsburg

Gloucester Point, VA
USA

Industry

Travel

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