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Bus Driver

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville

Software Engineering
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Description
CLASS SUMMARY:
This is the first of seven levels in the Transportation series. Incumbents transport customers in a large passenger vehicle. Responsibilities may include driving a large bus or van on an assigned route; inspecting assigned vehicle for cleanliness and safety; performing routine, minor vehicle maintenance; selling tickets and collecting fares; and maintaining records of activities.

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT YOU BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE AND HAVE A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE. IT ALSO REQUIRES THAT YOU BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A VALID COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.***

Example of Duties
TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
  1. Drives a bus for the purpose of transporting riders to applicable locations, including special events.
  2. Performs pre- and post bus inspection activities to identify maintenance needs.
  3. Performs routine cleaning activities.
  4. Sells tickets and collects fares.
  5. Prepares and maintains a variety of operational records and reports.
  6. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
     
Typical Qualifications
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.); or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Supplemental Information
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
Licensing Requirements:
  • Commercial Driver's License with P Endorsement
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:
  • Safe driving principles and practices;
  • Cleaning principles and practices;
  • Basic maintenance inspection principles;
  • Cash handling techniques;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Recordkeeping principles.
SKILLS:
Skill in:
  • Customer service principles;
  • Reading maps to following routes;
  • Conducting bus inspections and recognizing defects;
  • Completing forms, reports, and or logs;
  • Performing cleaning duties;
  • Handling cash;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pound of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, and extreme temperatures.

NOTE
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.