Public transportation is a vital piece of everyday life for millions of Americans, and we want you to join our team. Being a Transit Bus Operator gives you the chance for a rewarding career, not just another job. Williamsburg Area Transit Authority is hiring driven individuals who are people-oriented, safety conscious, and have a good driving record. Transit Bus Operators help to provide reliable transportation and a friendly face to residents and visitors of the Greater Williamsburg area.
As a member of WATA staff you will play a vital role in creating an efficient and effective public transportation system that provides around 1 million trips per year. These trips connect our riders to jobs, schools, shopping centers, recreational activities, and more.
Employment as a full-time operator includes a guaranteed 40 hours a week, paid training, and excellent benefits to include Virginia State Retirement. This position includes a 6-month introductory period.
Transit Bus Operator (FT)
Transit Bus Operator (PT)
Willing to train if you already have a CDL class B permit!
Essential job functions include:
Operate a 30’-40’ transit bus or paratransit body on chassis. Must have a valid Virginia Commercial Driver’s License (A or B with passenger and air brakes endorsement)
Memorize and understand WATA routes and stop locations.
Ensure passenger safety through code of conduct and proper vehicle operation.
Complete daily reports and deliver fare boxes as required.
Routinely assist in maintenance of WATA vehicles, bus shelters and other property as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Post Offer Requirements:
Previous CDL drug testing check
Driving record check
National criminal/sex offender record check
Post Hire Requirements:
Must maintain a valid Virginia Class B Commercial Driver’s License with passenger and air brakes endorsement and have an acceptable driving record.
Periodic physical exam.
Random drug and alcohol tests.
Periodic driving record checks
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