CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS Transit Driver in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Operates transit vehicles and provides mass transit services to the general public.Works under general supervision from department management; exercises discretion in dealing with public, within prescribed and procedural guidelines.Operates transit vehicles on prescribed bus routes and schedules;Operates transit vehicles in a safe manner to avoid preventable accidents and incidents;Collects, counts and records fares and operates the farebox in accordance with department policy;Acknowledges complaints from the public;Prepares daily record sheets;Assists or accommodates passengers in accordance with ADA regulations and department policy, including proper operation of the wheelchair lift/ramp, proper securement of passengers with wheelchairs, calling out stops, etc.;Conducts pre-trip inspections and procedures such as wiping off seats, adjusting mirrors, and checking for bus defects or potential safety hazards according to department policy;Conducts post-trip inspections such as checking for lost and found items, closing windows, picking up trash, and fueling the bus according to department policy;Answers questions from the riding public about schedules, routes and fares;Reports accidents or incidents according to department policy;Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and safety practices;Attends work regularly at the designated place and time;Supports continuous process improvement initiatives;Performs related work as required.Pre-employment drug screen required Assistance provided to disabled individuals upon request. EOE