Lincoln CountyNewport 97365
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Transit Driver Ptnb

Lincoln County
Part Time 410 NE Harney St, Newport, OR 97365, United States


Your job in the department is to . . . 

Operate an 8 to 35-passenger bus in a manner that provides safe, courteous, reliable, and efficient passenger transportation.

Your job also involves . . .

Complying with all applicable Federal, state, and local laws in accordance with Transit policy and procedures.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities
Typical Qualifications


Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma / GED

Driver’s License

CDL License required.

Specifics: Must possess a valid Oregon class A or B commercial driver's license with a passenger endorsement and have a current DOT medical examiner's certificate.


Knowledge of:

  • Traffic laws.
  • Safety and security rules applicable to the transportation of passengers.

Skill or ability to:

  • Learn and explain regular transit and Dial-A-Ride operating practices and procedures.
  • Learn and practice safety and security rules and procedures required in public transit.
  • Assure the proper and safe seating and securement of the very young, including infants.
  • Learn bus routes, schedules, streets, and locations within the transit district service area.
  • Drive under all conditions of weather, roadways, and traffic.
  • Read and interpret maps.
  • Remain flexible in handling changes.
  • Maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Relate effectively with people of varied age, physical condition, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, using tact, diplomacy, and courtesy.
  • Undergo hands on fire extinguisher training and bus evacuation procedure training.
  • Convey information, ideas, and facts both orally and in writing to supervisors, colleagues, and individuals, inside and outside the county, using language and a format the audience will best understand.   
  • Utilize computers and other technology to communicate in written and verbal forms (e.g., word processing, texts, emails, spreadsheets, department-specific software).
  • Effectively relate well with others, including supervisors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the county. Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and working to maintain constructive working relationships.  
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Show up to work on time, and follows instructions, policies, and procedures. Meet productivity standards, deadlines, and work schedules.