Bus Placer (Overnights) 26 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Some Experience
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education Specialized License

OVERVIEW:

Becoming a Bus Placer for Regional Transit Service is an excellent way to start a career with one of the nation’s top Transit Authorities.  In this mission critical position, you will be responsible for documenting the location of buses on the RTS Campus and then perform our “trainout” function by assigning the buses to routes for the next days’ bus service using a computer.

Additional duties include, moving buses around the campus to correctly place them, along with the occasional cleaning, fueling, and checking of fluids in buses.

A Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsements is required for this position; however, RTS is willing to provide training and the resources necessary to assist you in obtaining this license.

WORK HOURS: 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM. Days off vary.

SALARY: $15.69 per hour

SCOPE OF WORK:

Work is physically demanding using power and hand tools. The work is performed in an outside environment regardless of weather. Applicants must possess:  the ability to work in summer heat and winter cold;  the ability to work in a noisy work environment; the ability to hear oncoming vehicles, horns and other verbal signals in and between buses without a line of sight; ability to perform work at a high rate of speed; ability to work in a dark and dimly lit work environment; ability to work in a confined space; ability to follow directions; ability to work in wet and slippery conditions; the ability to stand for long periods of time on hard and uneven surfaces; the ability to move from a standing position to stooping multiple times, ability to bend, squat, crouch, stretch, lift arms and hands over head; the ability to lift up to 50 pounds; ability to kneel on wet, flat, hard surfaces; ability to walk and move quickly through buses for several hundred feet.  Employee must be dependable, arrive to work on time; honest and ability to work as a team.

This job is computer assisted and requires the successful applicant to possess computer operations skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid NY State CLASS “B” CDL with passenger endorsement, preferred but not required (Will be required to obtain Class B permit with required endorsements prior to start date)
  • Clean driving record
  • A minimum of five (5) years Class “D” auto driving experience
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Criminal background check conducted
  • Ability to pass pre-employment physical and Federal drug test

LOCATION: 1372 East Main St. Rochester, NY 14609

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) has a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees in accordance with state and federal law. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

RGRTA is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. RGRTA will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.