Town of Chapel Hill
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Transit Operator-Entry Level
at Town of Chapel Hill
Pay: up to $15/hour
Salary : 13-15
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2267357
Categories: Customer Service
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Transit Operator-Entry Level|
|Closing Date/Time:||Sun. 06/30/19 12:59 PM Eastern Time|
|Hiring Salary Range||13-15|
|Salary:||$13.70 - $14.70 Hourly|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Location:||Transit, Chapel Hill, North Carolina|
Starting Pay $13.70 to $14.70 depending on qualifications. Full time paid training. No experience necessary!
Upon successful completion of our training program, full time opportunities with a good benefit package are available.
Chapel Hill Transit has an exciting opportunity for energetic committed and mission-driven individuals. We are seeing to hire Transit Operators--no experience necessary! We will train you with the skills you need to safety operate transit vehicles that transport over 7 million passengers each year. Our Transit Operators consistently receive praise for their helpful and courteous service to our community!
The purpose of this position is to transport customers to and from their destinations, assist them on and off the vehicle, and safely securing mobility aids in the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. This is accomplished by assuming responsibility for the safety of CHT customers and equipment and performing routine vehicle inspections to ensure proper operations.
|Safely operates transit vehicles to pick up and transport customers while adhering to transit vehicle route schedule and maintaining a pleasant and courteous manner|
Completes familiarization with system and safety features; geography and roadways of an assigned route and of the entire service area; traffic rules, regulations and laws, and transfer points
Provides information on bus services to customers
Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, incidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized CHT business utilizing judgment and discretion to ensure customer and individual safety
Performs vehicle operations at varying hours of day and night. Will work outside regular business hours as required by service demands
Writes reports and completes forms as required, may prepare detailed written reports concerning accidents incidents, breakdowns and mechanical defects, as required at the end of their shift
Performs other duties as required
The work is typically performed in a vehicle and outdoors. The employee uses equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and assist customers regularly with mobility impairment including but not limited to pushing wheelchairs, lifting some light or heavy weight objects.
The work is typically performed in a vehicle and outdoors.
| Minimum Qualifications:|
High school diploma or equivalency or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties
Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a Class B CDL with P (Passenger Endorsement) issued by the State of North Carolina
| Supplemental Information:|
This classification has been designated as Safety Sensitive and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.