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C I T Y   O F   E V A N S V I L L E
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May 3, 2021

JOB NO.: FT-21-63 CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
POSITION: Bus Operators  RATE: $21.35 per hour

Performs assigned duties of operation of METS vehicles. Conducts daily pre-trip inspections. Check amount of transfers and schedules. Drive buses to downtown point at appropriate time; operate bus along assigned route picking up and letting off passengers. Assist passengers in fare collection, provide information and disperse transfers. Return bus downtown on time and (if midday) turn bus over to relief driver; or return bus to the garage at the end of the day. Advise relief driver or mechanics of any unusual situations. Complete daily time slip. Train new employees as necessary. Serve on report at garage office taking calls for information or relieve another driver as needed. Works any shift, overtime, weekends and holidays as required. Perform other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent. Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class B with air brake and public passenger endorsements required. Must have clear driving record for the past two (2) years. Must have adequate verbal and written communication skills to inform passengers and fill out necessary reports and mathematical abilities to account for fares collected. Familiar with city streets, addresses and ability to read maps.

Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k)(6), the City of Evansville does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.


We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States.  However, we are not able to sponsor visas.