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Berkshire Transit Management, Inc Transit CDL Bus Operator in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Berkshire Transit Management, Inc (BTM) provides fixed route bus service as a service operator for the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority. As an organization, BTM is dedicated to providing the highest quality of safe and efficient public transportation for our community. Our offices are located at 67 Downing Parkway, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and all Public Transit Bus Operators work out of this location. Berkshire Transit Management prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity Employer. To be a public transit bus operator with BTM, employees must possess a Commercial Driver\'s License (Class A or B) with a Passenger \"P\" Endorsement and without an Air-Brake Restriction. Applicants with a Class A CDL, but whom lack the necessary Passenger Endorsement must be in possession of a Massachusetts CDL Passenger \"P\" Endorsement Permit. This paid training is also available. Position Summary and Essential Functions The Bus Operator\'s primary responsibilities are to safely and efficiently operate their assigned vehicle on a specified route in accordance with the time schedule allotted for that route. Public Transit Bus Operators transport passengers over specified routes to local or distant points according to time schedules. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Bus Operators act as a \"front-line\" customer service representative of the Company. Bus Operators use good judgment, interpersonal communication skills, and workplace knowledge to assist customers with information, assure passenger safety, and to resolve problems and conflicts wherever possible. Position Requirements - Have reliable transportation both to and from work. - Have knowledge of, and adhere to, all traffic rules and regulations. - Possess the physical skills applicable to the safe and efficient operation of a passenger-carrying public transit bus of varying sizes. - Be able to meet the minimum Federal Motor Carrier Regulations for age and physical condition. - Pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test. - Possess and maintain a valid CDL license with the required endorsements. - Have working knowledge of basic arithmetic, map reading and time telling. - Be able to communicate verbally to the extent of interacting with passengers. - Be able to complete accurate, legible written reports in English. - Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from High School. - Possess a Valid CDL, with a Passenger Endorsement, and without an Air Brakes Restriction. - Be able to obtain a valid Bus Operators License issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU), this will be sponsored by the Company if an offer is extended. - Be able to pass USDOT Medical Examination/Physical. - Be able to lift up to 30 pounds. - Reliably and consistently report to work on time, regularly, and be ready to fulfill all job requirements Pay: From \$21.32 per hour Benefits: - 401(k) - Dental insurance - Health insurance - Paid time off - Paid training - Vision insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday Weekend availability Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred) License/Certification: CDL B (Preferred)