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Springfield Area Transit Company, 665 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA 01104
Springfield Area Transit Company (SATCo) provides essential fixed route bus service for the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority throughout the greater Springfield, Holyoke, and surrounding areas. We are currently hiring full-time Public Transit Bus Operators. A commercial driver’s license (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement and no Airbrake Restriction is required. If you currently hold a CDL license, jump-start your career today.
The Bus Operator’s primary responsibilities are to safely and efficiently operate his or her assigned Bus on a specified route in accordance with the time schedule allotted for that route; transport passengers over specified routes to local or distant points according to time schedules; act as a “front-line” Customer Service Representative for the Company using sound judgment, communication skills, and professional knowledge to assist customers with information, resolve problems and conflicts where possible, and assure passenger safety; promptly and accurately complete all required associated reports and forms on a daily basis. Must be able to thoroughly learn and understand routes and transfer points, required fare structure, and knowledge of Bus Operation, as well as meet all legal requirements for Commercial Driving and License Regulations. Must possess excellent Customer Service Skills. Must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.
To be a public transit bus operator for SATCo, you must have a current Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger (”P”) endorsement on your license, and no airbrake restriction at the time of your resume submission. A CDL issued from the State of Connecticut may be acceptable if you reside in CT.
CDL Sponsorship Program: If you do not have the required license, you might be eligible for our CDL Sponsorship Program. For more information about this program, please call 413-266-3838 or review the CDL Sponsorship Program information on the job list link.
Public Transit Bus Operators must meet the DOT Medical and Drug Screen Requirements for Commercial Licensing and are required to obtain and maintain a current DOT Medical Card at all times. All Job Offers are made contingent upon meeting the DOT Medical and Drug Screen Requirements of the job and obtaining a DOT Medical Card.