Transit Vehicle Operator PT/NB / Transit
Athens Clarke County HR Department - Athens, GA

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Please submit the original Employment Application via mail or in-person to our office at 375 Satula Avenue, Athens, GA 30601. You may download the application form using the link in the Job Details section on the right-hand side of this notice.

The purpose of this job is to operate a mainline bus or specialized van. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: picking up and dropping off passengers, collecting fares, operating a vehicle along prescribed routes, transporting paratransit/demand response passengers, providing good customer service, and performing additional tasks as assigned.

Qualified applicants must possess the following:
1. High school diploma or equivalent;

2. A valid driver's license; and

3. A CDL permit prior to date of hire and the ability to obtain a full valid Georgia Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement within 6 weeks of the date of hire.

One year of experience in the operation of a mainline bus and/or specialized van is preferred. Experience working with the elderly or disabled is also preferred. See the job description for further details.

This merit system position requires that the employee satisfactorily complete a probationary period. This position is a safety sensitive position; therefore, it will be included in the random drug and alcohol testing as referred to in the Athens-Clarke County Drug and Alcohol Ordinance. This position is designated as an emergency position that requires your attendance at work under all types of emergency conditions. Some examples of emergencies include inclement weather, utility failure, fire or other forced evacuations or as determined by the Manager.

WORK SCHEDULE: Varies. May have to work on religious holidays.

Athens-Clarke County maintains a drug-free workplace and it is a condition of employment that all employees be drug free.

Notice: Drug and Alcohol use by Athens-Clarke County employees during assigned working hours, in government buildings or on government grounds or otherwise while on government business is prohibited. This shall include the use of illegal substances, the abuse of prescription medications and the use of alcohol. Employees who test positive for drug use shall be terminated.

Miscellaneous Information If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Jill Arquette at

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