New River Valley Community Services

Bus Operator II

Job Location US-VA-Radford
Job ID
# of Openings
Salary Details
$16.03 per hour (pay will be $13.03 while in training, and will increase upon release)


Transit Bus Operator II position assists passengers to and from various destinations in the Radford, Fairlawn, New River Valley, and surrounding areas. Duties include performing vehicle pre-trip inspections, record keeping, and providing safe and courteous service at all times.

This position will be required to work a set schedule of 30 hours per week while Radford Transit is in Regular Service. This position will be required to take leave while Radford Transit is operating City Only Service, but their position will be held until regular service resumes. The work times for this position will include afternoon, evening, and weekend hours. Schedule will be set by supervisor.


Employment is contingent upon federal funding and the continuation of employment is based on the availability of these funds.


High school diploma or equivalent with considerable experience in operating vans and bus type vehicles. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record. Experience handling wheelchairs and assisting those with disabilities is a plus. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with others required.

Applicants must be 19 years of age or older. Must be able to obtain (or currently hold) a “Class B” Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsements within the first 60 days of employment. (On the job training and testing provided)

Successful candidates must comply with all FTA Drug and Alcohol testing guidelines.


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