Bus Driver

Bus Drivers drive busses to transport passengers short distances on scheduled intra-city services over established routes.

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    Overview

    Bus Drivers drive busses to transport passengers short distances on scheduled intra-city services over established routes.

    Day-to-day

    • checks pre-paid tickets and relevant forms of concession identification
    • issues tickets and provides change or discounted tickets based on concession identification provided by passengers
    • stops at stations and set locations to pick up and set down passengers
    • opens and closes doors before and after passengers board or disembark
    • assists passengers with mobility issues to board or exit the bus
    • observes signals, road conditions, nearby traffic and prescribed speeds to ensure safety
    • monitors indicator gauges and reports on operating irregularities of the vehicle
    • checks time and adheres to timetables
    • may advise passengers on destinations
    • maintains conduct of passengers.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

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