City of Enid

  • EPTA Part Time Transit Driver

    Deadline for Applications
    11/9/2018
    Employee Group
    Part Time
    Work Schedule
    Part-time: variable, Monday through Saturday. Hours of operation are 5:00 AM – 10:00 PM Monday – Friday, and 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM on Saturday.
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Min
    USD $10.91/Hr.
    Department
    995 EPTA
  • Position Description

                         

     

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

     

    POSITION TITLE: Part Time Transit Driver                   DEPARTMENT:  EPTA 

     

    POSITION CODE: PT-504                                              FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt

     

    POSITION REPORTS TO:  EPTA Operations Coordinator, EPTA General Manager

     

    POSITIONS SUPERVISED:  None.                               

     

    BLS COMPARABLE: 53-3021, Bus Drivers, Transit

     

    Leadership:  Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,

    and providing feedback.     

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

     

    • Must      be 21 years of age.
    • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
    • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment DOT physical in accordance with 49 CFR 391      Subpart E-physical qualifications and examination.
    • Subject      to a pre-employment criminal background check.
    • In accordance with 49 CFR 391.53, information regarding      previous employers may be used for the purpose of investigating the      applicant’s safety performance history within the previous three      years.  This includes general      employment, accident, and drug/alcohol information.
    • In accordance with 49 CFR 393.23, a Motor Vehicle Report      covering the previous three years will be obtained for the purpose of      investigating the applicant’s driving history.
    • As a safety-sensitive employee, the employee will be      required to comply with all provisions of DOT Regulation 49 CFR Parts 40      and 382, including random drug and alcohol testing.
    • Possession      of a valid Oklahoma driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

     

    POSITION PURPOSE: To provide outstanding public transportation service to City of Enid residents through the safe, timely, and efficient pick up and drop off of passengers.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

    • Drive vehicles over specified routes or to specified      destinations according to dispatch routing in order to transport      passengers, complying with all traffic regulations.
    • Park vehicles at loading areas so that passengers      can board.
    • Report delays, accidents, or vehicle damage.
    • Communicate EPTA policies and procedures to      passengers.
    • Instruct passengers to be seated and orderly while      on vehicles. Address and resolve passenger concerns and conflicts.
    • Collect tickets or cash fares and distribute      passes/coupon books.
    • Collect and maintain passenger      revenues; record cash receipts and ticket fares; turn in shift revenues to      dispatch.
    • Perform pre-shift inspection of the condition of a      vehicle's tires, brakes, windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, and      safety equipment to ensure working order prior to departure and upon      return.  Report damage and suggest      repairs as needed.
    • Comply with traffic regulations in order to operate      vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
    • Read maps, and follow written and verbal geographic      directions.
    • Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems      for passenger comfort.
    • Keep bus interiors and exterior clean for      passengers.
    • Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
    • Act as a dispatcher on an occasional basis to      alleviate employee shortages and accommodate dispatcher lunches and      breaks.
    • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as required.

     

    PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

     

    • The EPTA division runs smoothly      and efficiently.
    • Customers are picked up and      dropped off in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.
    • Excellent customer service is      provided.
    • Effective working relations exist      with City personnel.
    • New employees are well trained      and assisted. Management is appropriately informed.
    • Employee understands and adheres      to applicable safety policies.
    • The City’s professional      reputation is maintained.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

                                                                           

    CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                  Additional related training preferred.

     

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words.

     

                                                                Traffic Regulations – Knowledge of applicable traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations.

                                       

    SKILLS/ABILITIES:                              Ability to calculate fares.

    Ability to clearly and efficiently communicate using a two-way radio.

    Ability to read a city map.

    Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

                                                                Accurate and attentive to detail.

    Good communications and public relations abilities.

    Ability to assist and support others.

    Able to operate telephone, copier, and other basic business machines.

     

     

    PHYSICAL & MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION

     

    FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.

     

    VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, correctable with or without corrective lenses.  Normal vision includes the ability to identify basic colors and associate the meanings when driving a City vehicle, using various maps, or computer  software programs.  Visual ability to recognize conditions of lights, weather, and communication panels.  Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships).

                                                         

    PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   PDC Level:  Medium  Employee lifts/carries 35 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day); exerts push/pull force of 100 lbs occasionally.

     

    LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

     

    REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.

     

    MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding and subtracting two digit numbers, multiplying and dividing with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of money and weight or distance measurement.  

     

    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:      Part-time: variable, not to exceed 28 hours per week, Monday through Saturday.  Hours of operation are 5:00 AM – 10:00 PM Monday – Friday, and 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM on Saturday.

    General staff meeting every other month on Sundays for 1.5- 2.0 hours.

    Due to operational nature of this public service, work on evenings, weekends, and holidays may be required.

     

    Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.

     

    WORK CONDITIONS:                Outdoors but in an enclosed vehicle protected from extreme weather conditions.

     

    Noise level:                              Moderate noise (examples:  business office with computers and printers, light traffic).

     

    Other work conditions:             Occasional exposure to fumes and airborne particles.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    ADVANCEMENT CRITERIA

     

    INTERMEDIATE

    ADVANCED

    3-5 years experience.

    6+ years experience.

    Ability to fill in for Transit   Dispatcher for short periods of time.

    Ability to fill in for Transit   Dispatcher for extended periods of time.

    Defensive Driving Training.

    Associate’s Degree or equivalent   in related field.

    Conversational Spanish.

    Spanish proficient.

    Class   C CDL with a passenger endorsement.

    Class   B CDL with a passenger endorsement.

    Additional related training.

     

    Knowledge   of safety as it applies to position.

     

    Valid   CPR certification.

     

     

    JOB DESCRIPTIONS

     

    Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected.

     

    All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

     

    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

     

    I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations.  I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description. 

     

    Printed Name__________________________  Date ___/____/____ Signature_______________________________

     

     

     

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