Job: Bus Driver

Title Bus Driver
Department Driver
Wage $13.50
Location Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 Isabella County Transportation Commission
Job Information
2100 E. Transportation Dr., Mt. Pleasant, MI 
Work Schedule:
⦁ Part-time – Hourly Position – Up to 30 hours/week
⦁ Full-time – Hourly Position – Up to 40 hours/week
Fair Labor Standards Act Status:
⦁ Non-Exempt
Description of Position: Drivers are responsible for transporting passengers in a safe, efficient and courteous manner. They must complete all necessary paperwork, recordkeeping and reports as required by the position for the ICTC. Our drivers are responsible for assuring no passenger is left behind on an ICTC bus at the end of any run.
Essential Functions:
⦁ Inspection of the vehicle prior to each shift. ⦁ Picking up and delivering passengers to the appropriate destinations. ⦁ Ensure that passengers deposit the correct fare into the fare box. ⦁ Ability to relate and assist passengers that are elderly, handicapped and/or disabled on and off the vehicle which includes using the hydraulic lift or ramp. ⦁ Responsible for keeping the vehicle properly and comfortable lighted, heated and ventilated. ⦁ Responsible for inspecting the passenger compartment for passenger items and turn in to the lost and found at the end of the shift. ⦁ Report all necessary servicing needed through the dispatcher and required repair paperwork. ⦁ Report all necessary paperwork accurately and completely. ⦁ Responsible for proper securement of wheelchairs, mobile devices or walking aide used by ICTC passengers. ⦁ Responsible for the safety of passengers while being transported. ⦁ Report all incidents and accidents immediately and accurately complete necessary reports. ⦁ Responsible for the cleanliness of the ICTC bus that they are assigned. ⦁ Responsible for emptying driver fare box into deposit bags and placing in the designated location.
Standards and Qualifications:
Education and Experience Must have graduated from an accredited high school or equivalent, successfully completed a driving record check through the Department of State Bureau of Driver & Vehicle Record Lookup. The successful candidate will not have more than 2 points on their driver’s license or any at fault accidents for the previous two years.
The successful candidate will need to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical by an approved medical facility. Must possess or be able to possess a Commercial Driver’s License with a P endorsement.
The successful candidate will be able to complete a training program with the approved ICTC certified trainer. The successful candidate will also be required to complete the written and driving tests to receive the permanent Commercial Driver’s License with a P endorsement.
The successful applicant will be able to show a satisfactory attendance record as well as a willingness to adapt to change in the working environment and work towards greater efficiency in ICTC operations.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
Knowledge ⦁ Knowledge of major and local city streets and roads in Isabella County. ⦁ Knowledge of regulation governing the ability to use the two-way radio system. ⦁ Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations.
Skills ⦁ Ability to follow both oral and written instructions. ⦁ Ability to quickly and accurately make operating decisions. ⦁ Ability to deal effectively and pleasantly with the public. ⦁ Physically and mentally capable of performing the job duties. ⦁ Inspection of the vehicle prior to each shift. ⦁ Ability to perform general servicing such as fuel and window cleaning. ⦁ Ability to remove slush, snow or ice from the steps or platform. ⦁ Responsible for wearing clean dress code clothing and be well groomed at all times. ⦁ Any other activities as required by the supervisory staff. ⦁ Assist dispatcher when required.
Physical Job Requirements:
⦁ Must be able to stand and/or sit continuously to perform job functions. ⦁ Must be able to physically stand, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, twist, lift, push, pull, climb steps, crouch, handle or move passengers. ⦁ Must be able to lift 50 pounds. ⦁ Visual acuity corrected to perform job functions.
Other Job Requirements:
⦁ Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License with a P endorsement. ⦁ Subject to random drug testing per ICTC’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy and Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drug Policy. ⦁ Subject to periodic driving record check through the Department of State Bureau of Driver & Vehicle Record Lookup. ⦁ Attend seminars, training and meetings as instructed by the General Manager. ⦁ Attend all employee meetings.
Environmental Conditions:
⦁ Variable Work Environments: Work is conducted indoors and out with varying environmental conditions. ⦁ When outdoors, employee will be subjected to weather and temperature changes. Possible exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions. This includes; sunshine, rain, ice, snow or mix. ⦁ Exposure to shaking objects and equipment.
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