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TROLLEY OPERATOR (PART TIME)
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Permanent Part-Time
Department: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
TROLLEY OPERATOR (PART TIME) - 0919 Salary

$15.47 - $22.43 Hourly


Location

SC, SC



Job Type

Permanent Part-Time


Department

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION



Job Number

00360


Division

TRANSIT OPERATIONS






Closing

10/25/2019 11:59 PM Eastern




Job Description

Brief Description of the Job
Operate a trolley through light to heavy City traffic, for the purpose of carrying passengers in a safe manner and in accordance with the City, County, State, and Federal laws, as well as City rules and policies. Assist ADA passengers as needed while safely performing operation procedures. Monitor trolley, weather conditions, and safety of passengers.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Operate Trolley Bus (30%): Operate Trolley bus in a safe, proficient manner by applying brakes, starting and stopping engine. Ensure all City, County, State, and Federal laws are adhered to. Ensure passenger safety. Operate ADA lift/ramp; secure ADA wheelchairs as required. Adhere to the Greenlink Operations Handbook. Ensure AVL system is logged in. Ensure driver area is clean at the end of each shift. Evacuate passengers in need during emergency situations. Assist in the training of new drivers as assigned.

Perform Customer Service (25%): Provide information in a courteous manner to passengers` concerns: routes, schedules, and transfers. Assist persons with disabilities onto and off the wheelchair lift, with safety restraints, and as requested by the customer. Make public address announcements in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations. Act as a front-line point of contact to ensure delivery of quality customer service. Ensure an adequate supply of transfers for the customers.

Maintain Schedule and Count Passengers (25%): Operate the trolleys on a scheduled route in a manner that provides for the maximum possible safety to passengers while maintaining the scheduled time points. Effectively utilize paddles, manifests and other information, to follow routes and meet time points. Coordinate detour, accident and incident information to radio dispatch, and respond to instructions given. Count passengers on a trip-by-trip basis.

Monitor Physical Condition of Vehicle (10%): Observe all conditions of vehicle while driving including lights, mirrors, door, fare box, brake pressure, tire condition, heater, and/or air conditioner. Report any mechanical problem immediately. Comply with all state and local laws pertaining to the operation of the vehicle. Safely and efficiently operate equipment on buses, including fare boxes, wheelchair lifts, radio, and emergency equipment. Assure the cleanliness of the interior and seating area.

Document Pre/Post-trip Inspections (5%): Conduct and document a thorough pre-trip inspection of the vehicle prior to operation on a daily basis as per Greenlink and State regulations. Comply with all company safety rules and operate assigned vehicles. Complete post-trip inspection at the end of each shift.
File Reports (5%): File necessary reports in case of an accident or incident with assigned vehicle or an injury to passengers and operators. Submit verbal and written reports on accidents or incidents required.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications

Job Requirements
Formal Education: High school diploma plus six months to one year of advanced study or training in passenger transport is required.

Experience: Over one year of bus or trolley driving experience or an equivalent combination of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the job is required. Previous driving experience as a bus operator with a transit system, or as an over the road coach operator is preferred. Ability to speak in public on a PA system.

Driver`s License Required: Class B CDL South Carolina license with passenger endorsement and no air brake restriction.

Certifications and Other Requirements: CDL Medical Examiners Certificate.

Physical Demands
Overall Strength Demands: Light strength demands include exerting up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, or negligible amounts constantly AND/OR walking or standing to a significant degree.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires sitting, handling, vision, foot controls, balancing, hearing, and talking. Frequently requires kneeling and bending. Occasionally requires standing, walking, reaching, crouching, and twisting. Rarely requires lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, and climbing.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Vehicle, radio, and fare box.

Computer Equipment and Software: CAD/AVL tablets, Programmed information/directional sign.

Working Conditions
Overall Working Conditions: Satisfactory: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.

Environmental Factors: Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards

Health and Safety: Constant exposure to fire hazards, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse. Frequent exposure to mechanical hazards. Occasional exposure to chemical hazards and electrical hazards. Rare exposure to explosives.

Primary Work Location: Terminal, Shop, Vehicle, and Outdoors (Roadways).

Protective Equipment Required: Seatbelt and safety vest.

Non-Physical Demands
Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment.




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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
 
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