City of Enid

EPTA Part Time Transit Driver

Deadline for Applications
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.
Regular Part-Time
USD $13.96/Hr.
995 EPTA

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.     



  • 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.


  • 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.



  • 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.



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.




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 PM on Saturday.

General staff meeting every month on 3rd Wednesday of the month 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.











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.


Additional related training.


Knowledge of safety as it applies to position.


Valid CPR certification.




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. 


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