Bus Driver

Town of Ocean City   Ocean City, MD   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on January 3, 2023
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The Town of Ocean City, Maryland’s Transportation Department is accepting applications for our Summer 2023 seasonal positions!

The Town is currently accepting applications for Bus Drivers.

Drivers are required to operate the vehicle in accordance with the applicable traffic laws of the federal, state, and local government.  All drivers shall operate in a safe and professional manner at all times.  Bus drivers are responsible for accurately tracking their tickets, cash receipts, passenger load and other related paperwork that is necessary to complete their shift accurately.

Shift: The Transit Operations Manager is responsible for all scheduling.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES

  • Operate all vehicles only on assigned routes.
  • Perform all pre and post trip-inspections of their assigned vehicle.
  • Accurately counts all passengers, free rides, half fares, and passes during their shift.
  • Operates the wheelchair lift and secures wheelchairs in accordance with the proper procedures.
  • Attends all training sessions as scheduled by the Operations Manager.
  • Conforms to and enforces Ocean City Transportation rules and regulations pertaining to the boarding and alighting of all passengers.
  • Maintains interior cleanliness of the bus as required.
  • Maintains neat, clean, cheerful, polite, well-groomed appearance and a cooperative demeanor.
  • Must be a good ambassador for the Town of Ocean City.
  • Must submit to periodic random drug and alcohol testing.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum of 20 years old, four (4) years of driving experience, must be able to pass pre-employment and random Drug & Alcohol tests, have or be able to obtain a DOT physical, have or be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement, qualified to operate vehicles with air brakes.

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to communicate both verbally and in written forms of English. 

Health Insurance coverage includes Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision Plans:

  • Flexible Spending Dependent Care Program
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability Plans
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Savings Plan
  • Retiree Health Insurance Coverage

Additional Employee Benefits

  • Vacation Leave 80 to 200 hours annually, based on years of service
  • Sick Leave 8 hours monthly/ 240 hour maximum
  • Personal Leave 16 hours annually
  • Thirteen (13) Paid Holidays
  • Compensatory Leave Plan
  • Paid Military; Bereavement; Jury Duty Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement Up To $2,000 annually
  • Uniforms/Safety Shoe/Tool allowance, position specific

Employment opportunities are advertised on a wide variety of outlets, including, but not limited to the Town’s website, in local and regional newspapers, on Job Sharing websites, on social media, in local Department of Labor and Licensing Regulations (DLLR) offices, as well as on the bulletin boards at City Hall and other Town of Ocean City Departments.  It is our goal to make locating the ideal position as easy and convenient as possible by leveraging as many outlets as possible to communicate available positions to those seeking them.

Apply on our website link or apply in person, please visit the Transportation Department, at 214-C 65th Street Ocean City. 

Please be aware that it is the City’s practice to only accept Town of Ocean City applications for currently advertised positions.  We do not keep applications on file for future vacancy announcements. 

Veterans are encouraged to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and town need.