Wood County, Wisconsin

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Wood County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

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Bus Driver (Part-Time)
Location:DC Steinle Plaza (Marshfield)
FT/PT:Part-time 50% - 20-22hrs/week
Deadline to apply:10/24/2021
Hiring Range:$13.09/hr to $14.96/hr
Job Responsibilities:
Wage: $13.09/hr to $14.96/hr

Some days will be a split shift (morning and afternoon work).

*Provide quality and efficient transportation services to older adults and adults with disabilities.
*Complete daily pre-trip vehicle inspection, maintain daily checklist, and report maintenance or operating problems to the Transportation Dispatch Coordinator.
*Assist passengers on and off the bus if they are in need of assistance.
*Ensure passengers are seated safely and using appropriate safety restraints.
*Secure passengers in wheel chairs or other mobility devices into the correct position on the bus. 
*Provide transportation of older adults and adults with disabilities.
*Provide excellent customer service to all passengers/riders of the Wood County Transportation bus program. 
*Keep all records as required and submit to the office daily/weekly; including, but not limited to:  mileage, gas, passenger, etc.
*Perform routine cleaning duties (daily, if necessary), maintaining the interior and exterior of the vehicle.
*Ensure safekeeping and/or deposits of co-payments daily.
*Responsible to know and practice the safety policies of the County.  Perform all jobs in a safe and prescribed manner.
*Accept supervision and follow directions; perform additional duties as requested by the supervisor.
*Act as an Ambassador for the Wood County Transportation program.  Promote services provided through the program, including educating riders on routes and fares.
*Make constructive suggestions and comments to Transportation Dispatch Coordinator on expanding and/or improving service, and of the concerns and opinions of passengers as expressed to you.
*Participate in all appropriate and scheduled training sessions and/or staff meetings, as required.

If unable to apply online, you may complete a paper application, available at our careers website, http://careers.co.wood.wi.us/CyberWeb/. Please mail to the attention of: Steve Budnik, 111 W. Jackson Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495. To apply over the phone, please call Dawn Schmutzer at 715-421-8822 and she will assist you. You may also request an application be emailed to you by emailing: hr@co.wood.wi.us. You may also email a resume to the same address.
Job Qualifications:
*High School Diploma or Equivalency required. 
*Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B with Passenger Endorsement, or the ability to obtain one by date of hire; and to maintain a current and valid CDL while employed by Wood County.  
*Possession of a safe driving record and the ability to maintain one while employed by Wood County.
*Knowledge of Federal CDL guidelines, Wisconsin State Traffic Laws, and of basic defensive driving techniques. 
*Ability and skill to operate a commercial vehicle safely, regardless of environmental conditions present.  
*Participate in and successfully pass Federal Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing program. 
*Basic, everyday living skills are needed, as is the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions (follow basic route information, cooperative, dependable, punctual, and maintain confidentiality).  
*Must possess excellent customer service (the treatment of older and disabled persons, as well as other general public and staff members). 
*Ability to read, spell, write legibly, and make basic mathematical calculations (mileage, gas, and ridership records). 
*Ability to perform necessary maintenance and cleaning of the vehicle.  
*Ability to send and receive verbal communication on a 2-way radio system; also to maintain the full function and operation of a 2-way radio system.