Transit Driver

Muscatine, Iowa
Transit/Public Works
03/27/2024
Muscatine, IA
18.62 Hourly
Part Time
Evenings 5:00 Pm - Midnight 2-3 Nights Per Week

This is an opening for a part time, evening hours driver for MuscaBus, the City's local public transportation system.  

  • Must have a High School Diploma, some college course work preferred.
  • Experience in high volume telephone or radio operations, or and equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good working knowledge of the geography of Muscatine, including the location of streets and key civic, retail, and medical locations served by MuscaBus.
  • General computer skills involving the use of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
  • Strong customer service and verbal skills.
  • Ability to think and act quickly in emergency situations.
  • Ability to obtain or possession of a Commercial Driver's license with a passenger endorsement.
  • Ability to maintain the license throughout period of employment. Must be insurable by City's insurance carrier. 

MuscaBus provides public transit services with both route and paratransit services. We are looking for an individual who enjoys driving, has a safe driving history and loves providing great customer service to fill an opening in our night time ride program.

The job consists of operating public transit vehicle, picking up passengers at times and locations designated on daily schedule and delivering them safely and on time to their destination. Also responsible to collect fares from passengers and account for money received. Assists passengers as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain Class C CDL with passenger endorsement.
  • Ability to work a regular, rotating, evening schedule
  • Graduation from high school, some experience in public contact work, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that would provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
  • Knowledge of the City street system.
  • Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations involved in vehicular operation.
  • Some knowledge of the operation and maintenance requirements of a bus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to operate a bus in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work with the general public.
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and physical following job offer.