Bus Driver- 955

City of Columbia MO- HR   Columbia, MO   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on June 4, 2024
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Need a steady and regular paycheck, supplemented by incredible benefits? Come and work for the City that works for you!

The City of Columbia, Missouri is seeking full time, highly motivated and dependable individuals willing to provide safe, professional and customer focused public transit service. We have full 8 hour shifts and split shifts available.

Work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with the opportunity for overtime. The starting salary is a minimum of $20.24 per hour plus a shift differential of $1.00 per hour for all hours worked from 6:00 pm – 6:00 am.

Come serve the community with us and receive an employer paid retirement plan along with life, dental and medical insurance. Earn vacation time, sick leave, holiday pay and a 2% match in a 401 A.

All full uniforms and outerwear are provided at no cost, along with a $175 annual allowance for safety boots.

As a City of Columbia, Missouri employee you will receive one of the best employment total benefit packages in the state.

Bus Driver - 955

City of Columbia MO - Public Works Department

Job Code: 02502 | FLSA Status: Non-Exempt | Union Code/Affiliation: Local 955 | Division: TRANSIT

Job Description Summary: The City of Columbia is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Bus Drivers in the Public Works Department. As a Bus Driver, you will operate and transport passengers in buses and vans along fixed routes and schedules, providing exceptional customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate buses and vans along fixed routes and schedules, ensuring passenger safety in varying weather conditions.
  • Provide excellent customer service and assist patrons when necessary.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Human Collaboration and Job Impact:

  • Provide advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies.
  • Consider different points of view to reach agreement, utilizing elements of persuasion for cooperation.
  • Interactions have a significant impact on the organization in terms of time, money, or public/employee relations.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year of related experience.
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Passenger endorsement and no airbrake restriction.
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) medical certification.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of assigned routes, relevant laws and regulations, defensive driving, and accident prevention.
  • Skill in operating fleet vehicles and equipment, effective verbal and written communication, active listening, and problem-solving.
  • Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure, provide high levels of effective customer service, count money, make change, prepare and write basic reports, and work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

Work Environment:

  • Outdoor environment (Sometimes)
  • Street environment (Frequently/Often)
  • Vehicle operation (Frequently/Often)
  • Right of Way Environment (Sometimes)

Physical Demands:

  • Exert up to 35 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Hours/Days: Varied, including some weekends.

Starting Salary: $20.24

Number of Positions Available: 8

Deadline to Apply: 04/21/24

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants: Need a steady and regular paycheck, supplemented by incredible benefits? Come and work for the City that works for you!

The City of Columbia, Missouri is seeking full time, highly motivated and dependable individuals willing to provide safe, professional and customer focused public transit service. We have full 8 hour shifts and split shifts available.

Work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with the opportunity for overtime. The starting salary is a minimum of $20.24 per hour plus a shift differential of $1.00 per hour for all hours worked from 6:00 pm – 6:00 am.

Come serve the community with us and receive an employer paid retirement plan along with life, dental and medical insurance. Earn vacation time, sick leave, holiday pay and a 2% match in a 401 A.

All full uniforms and outerwear are provided at no cost, along with a $175 annual allowance for safety boots.

As a City of Columbia, Missouri employee you will receive one of the best employment total benefit packages in the state.

Individuals needing accommodation to apply may call 573.874.CITY (2489).

Notice to Applicants: TTY: 711 (MO RELAY) THE CITY OF COLUMBIA IS A MERIT, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: MALE / FEMALE

THE CITY OF COLUMBIA REQUIRES PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING The City of Columbia participates in the federal E-Verify work authorization program.