Transit Bus Driver (056-000-014)

Office: Transit

Salary: $14.56/hour FULL-TIME

Announcement Date: 04/12/2024

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Drives a County-owned bus to transport passengers to scheduled locations.

Coordinates routes and schedules with Dispatcher via two-way radio.

Performs daily vehicle inspection duties and reports any equipment defects or needed repairs.

Maintains various records including trip logs, gas logs, vehicle inspection reports, etc. as required.

Gasses up vehicle on a regular basis. Maintains bus in a clean and presentable condition both inside and outside.

Supervises passengers transported.

Must adhere to all applicable safety regulations, procedures, and practices necessitated by job assignment.

Must use all safety equipment applicable to job assignment.

Maintains all safety equipment in good operational condition.

Report all accidents and or incidents to the dispatcher.

Provide prompt first aid and medical care to minimize passengers’ personal injuries, if required.

Attends training sessions and meetings as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High School diploma with one to two years of driving experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Must posses a valid S.C. driver’s license or CDL with a (P) endorsement.   Must have a safe driving record.  Must have a negative drug test.     

Fairfield County is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin. The department prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin.

Our Total Compensation Package includes: 

Compensation – competitive pay, based on qualifications.
Comprehensive State Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision Insurance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC State Retirement Plan Pension
Life Insurance
Long-term disability
Deferred Compensation 401K Plans
Health Savings Account (HSA)  Medical Spending Account (MSA)
Public Loan Forgiveness Program (Student Loan Forgiveness Program)
13 Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation and Sick Time, Plus 2 Personal Days
Employee Assistance Program
Professional Development / Trainings

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