Transportation Services Operator
City of Manhattan Beach, CA - Manhattan Beach, CA

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The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for a part-time Transportation Services Operator. This position is located in the Dial-a-Ride Division of the Parks and Recreation Department. The Transportation Services Operator will, under general supervision, operate a 21-person passenger bus and provide safe and prompt transportation for senior citizens and disabled persons.

Part-Time positions will not work over 960 hours per fiscal year.

The listed tasks are essential for this job and may include, but are not limited to the following: assist passengers in and out of the bus as required; operate a hydraulic lift for disabled
passengers; safely transport passengers to various locations; operate a two-way radio to maintain close communication with staff; collect fares; report maintenance and repair needs to the supervisor; prepare detailed daily reports and observe all traffic and City rules and regulations; assist dispatch by handling phone calls and scheduling riders. This position also performs related work as required and will be required to work shifts, weekends, and/or holidays.

Training and Experience : Requires a high school diploma or GED and previous experience transporting people in situations requiring a commercial driver's license.

License : A valid Class "B" drivers license and acceptable driving record is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities : Requires knowledge of California Motor Vehicle Codes and defensive driving techniques, functions, characteristics, and proper use and care of buses or passenger vehicles. Must have skill in operating buses or passenger vehicles; effectively communicate both orally and in writing; perform basic arithmetic calculation; have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; maintain clear and accurate records; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; and work effectively with others.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently operate objects, tools, and controls; may occasionally climb, balance, and kneel; work in outside weather conditions and may be exposed to wet and humid conditions. The noise levels in the working environment are usually quiet while in the office and moderately loud when driving the bus.

HOW TO APPLY: A City Employment Application is required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. If you need special assistance in the job application process, contact the Human Resources Technician at (310) 802-5253. TDD: (310) 546-3501 (Hearing Impaired Only).

Mail or bring application materials to the Human Resources Department. Facsimiles, photocopies, and electronic mail are not accepted. Applications will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met.

Applications will be reviewed and a select group of candidates whose background and experience best meet the requirements will be invited to an oral interview.

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The City of Manhattan Beach does not discriminate. NOTE: A drug test will be administered as part of the pre-employment medical exam. This position is not eligible to participate in any benefit programs of the City, except those mandated by federal or state law or the Public Employees Retirement System.

The provision of this announcement do not constitute a contract, express or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.