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Relief Bus Driver

Job Code: 11-10
Salary Range: 17 Basic ($13.01-$16.60 per hour)



Basic Function:


Under supervision of the Senior Administrative Analyst, operates busses, collects fares, prepares logs, maintains a clean and safe bus, carries out daily pre-trip inspections and other periodic maintenance checks.


 Representative Duties:


  • Operates transit vehicles on inter-City or intra-City routes, and for other transportation services as needed.
  • Carries out daily pre-trip inspections and performs other regular safety and cleanliness checks as required.
  • Collects fares, maintains well documented transit logs relating to rider ship, fares, and operating conditions.
  • Provides special assistance to disabled passengers.
  • Works effectively with the public and assists with traveling.
  • Provides parcel delivery service as needed.
  • Performs other transit related duties as required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Knowledge of:  The operation and maintenance of buses, double or triple axle vehicles or related equipment.


Skill and Ability to: Understand and carry out oral and written directions; make independent decisions when necessary; deal courteously and effectively with the public.


Education and Experience:


Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.  Experience driving buses or operating double or triple axle trucks.  Valid State of California Drivers License, Class B, with Passenger and Air Brake Endorsements; must be insurable under the City’s insurance policy without the City incurring any additional premiums or costs.  Verification of Transit Training (VTT), Special Driver Certificate for General Public Para-Transit Vehicle (GPPV) or School Bus, and Driver’s Medical Exam Certification Card required.   


Position requires the final approval and insurability by Fresno County/ must have a clean driving record wiht no convictions of driving under the infuence of drugs or alcohol.

The selected applicant will be required to undergo and pass an extensive background check and physical examination including a drug test.


Required Material: Employment Application, Applicable Certificates
Application Deadline: Continuous

Minimum Qualifications and required material must be met/received by the last day of the filing period. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that all required material has been received.

Faxed applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will be not be accepted.

The City of Coalinga is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, pregnancy, age, disability, or covered veteran’s status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

All communication and correspondence from the City of Coalinga will be sent to the applicant via electronic communication to the email address provided by the applicant on the submitted employment application.

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