Transit Systems 2021-05-28 2021-07-02

Bus Operator

Company: Tahoe Transportation District View more listings
Location: South Lake Tahoe, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 132144

Bus Operators operate commercial public transit vehicles in the South Lake Tahoe, Carson City and Carson Valley areas. Duties include performing vehicle pre/post-trip inspections, record keeping, and providing safe and courteous service at all times. This position is considered safety sensitive and is subject to drug testing, including pre-employment testing, reasonable suspicion, and random drug screens, in accordance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Drug and Alcohol regulations.


  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle; sets correct destination and route signs
  • Performs safety checks of equipment
  • Operates farebox and other electronic systems
  • Operates various types of vehicles, as assigned, safely, in all types of weather and traffic conditions, according to printed passenger schedules and operators’ bids
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance, arrives and signs in on time; works hours as scheduled; wears clean, neat uniforms
  • Picks up and discharges passengers at designated bus stops safely; regulates heating and ventilating equipment on the bus for the comfort of passengers
  • Follows fare collection procedures. Reports all incidents or unusual occurrences to dispatch office immediately
  • Submits written reports and completed forms, including but not limited to collision, incident and vehicle discrepancy reports, unusual occurrences, run sheets, and passenger counts
  • Adheres to safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to ensure the well-being of Tahoe Transportation District’s customers, employees, and partners
  • Responsible for maintaining, supporting and promoting a safe work environment while complying with all safety rules, policies, and procedures
  • Adheres to all regulations related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); correctly operates wheelchair lift with proper safety restraints Compiles with Federal ADA regulations to include calling out stops and securing mobility devices
  • Provides transit information to passengers as needed
  • Other duties as required

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Transit Job Listing - Bus Operator