Pegasus Transit

Bus Driver

Full time
Oxnard, California

Objective:

To provide responsible, reliable, and courteous passenger transportation service to customers with safety a top priority. To follow all Pegasus Transit policies, state and federal regulations, act as a team player, provide a communication link between customers and staff. To operate assigned routes, trips, shuttles, or tasks and to maintain vehicle and customer records.

General Statement of Duties:

This is a responsible non-supervisory position.  

Duties include:

  • Professionally represent Pegasus Transit 
  • Record daily attendance (BBSI TimeNet)
  • Record daily Hours of Service (Samsara)
  • Record rider attendance (R&D Routes)
  • Operating and maintaining/cleaning transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and customer courtesy.
  • Performing daily pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections (DVIR), report any needed repairs
  • Performing minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary
  • Fueling the vehicles
  •  Preparing trip reports, accident and incident reports as necessary
  • Assisting passengers and handicapped customers in and out of the vehicle
  • Providing safety briefing to customers
  • Providing other services as requested by a supervisor when not engaged in transportation service.

Essential Duties Must Be Followed

  1. Wear mandatory Pegasus Transit uniform (Blue T-shirt for route services / white long sleeve shirt and black pants and shoes for trips).
  2. Follow company COVID policy-wear masks, gloves, prescreen, take temp., disinfect all touchable surfaces, etc.
  3. Coming to work well-groomed.
  4. Serves as a positive role model and team player while providing transportation service.
  5. Use of BBSI TimeNet to record daily attendance. Daily punch-in at the Yard must be recorded unless on a trip.
  6. Follow the route in the assigned route manifest. 
  7. Use of Samsara to record daily runs. ON / OFF Duty must match BBSI TimeNet attendance entries.
  8. Operates assigned vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  9. Maintains vehicle assigned clean, in / outside, and neat at all times.
  10. Parks vehicle in the yard designated area in an organized manner.
  11. Provides a communication link between customers and staff
  12. Presents safety briefing to passengers prior to each trip departure.
  13. Coordinates the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with management and staff to minimize service interruptions.
  14. Responds immediately to accident or medical emergencies by notifying emergency response providers, and rendering First Aid until emergency personnel arrives.
  15. Maintains defensive driving.
  16. Reads and interprets maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service for customers, and reads and interprets road signs in English.
  17. Maintains accurate, customer transportation forms, vehicle maintenance, fuel purchases, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports, and other records that are requested from management.

Other Services:

  • If driving hours do not complete guaranteed time, other tasks may be assigned to the driver in other departments such as operations, sales, and shop.
  • Duties in these departments can be clerical work, maintain/clean other vehicles maintain/clean shop, assist mechanics or help with inventory, or drive vehicles for marketing.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to Push/Pull 75 pounds (for example a person in a wheelchair)
  • Bend over to tie down wheelchairs or check tires for pre/post trips
  • Climb stairs into and off of a bus
  • Ability to lift arms above your head to release bus handles on emergency exits.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds (luggage, water coolers in or out of luggage compartments)
  • Ability to support and assist a passenger on or off the bus

Ready to work with us? 

We’re always on the lookout for great people to join our team. If you have a positive attitude, are ready to work hard and want to be part of a fun company culture, we’d love to hear from you.

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