Coach Operator
Job Opportunity at SARTA

Posted on Nov 29

http://www.sartaonline.com    330-454-6132

Location: Canton, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4173060

Job Description for Coach OperatorBoth Full-Time and Part-Time


Classification:  Union
Salary Range: $19.19/hr
Reports To: Road Supervisor
Date:  November 29, 2018

This position is accountable for operating a motor coach and transporting Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) customers in a safe, courteous, and on-time manner.

Essential Functions

  • Operates a motor coach, or other vehicles, safely and courteously, transporting customers over the various routes of SARTA’s system.

  • Performs work in accordance with operating rules and regulations.

  • Speaks coherently and plainly, in order to call out stops and provide customers with any necessary information.

  • May serve as a training instructor, training student bus operators in the safe operation of a motor coach over prescribed routes. Training instructors are chosen by their driving ability and overall performance.

  • Safely complies with all local traffic regulations.

  • Follows all processes with reporting all delays or accidents.

  • Must embody SARTA’s Safety First, Customer Focused culture.


  • Ability to use tact, discretion, and courtesy with coworkers and customers.

  • Superior Customer Service Skills

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This is a customer service role that will spend the majority of their time operating motor vehicles and assisting customer. This role routinely uses on-board equipment such as mobile data terminal, fare box control unit, and radio.

Position Expected Hours of Work
As determined by Union Contract.

No overnight travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.

  • Maintain a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) points within the past five (5) years.

  • Successful candidates will be required to acquire a temporary permit for Class B Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement prior to the start of the training class.

  • Must pass DOT physical examinations, drug and alcohol screenings, physical abilities evaluation, and SARTA’s body girth measurement restriction of 17”.

Equal Employment Opportunity Non-Discrimination Statement
SARTA is committed to ensuring the values of equity, diversity, and productivity in the workplace.  SARTA does not discriminate based on race, sex, national origin, religion, creed, disability, or age nor will it tolerate retaliation as protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  SARTA maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity plan as a guide to maintain a diverse workforce reflective of the community we serve.

Other Duties

  • Must be able to comply with SARTA’s Nicotine-free work environment.

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

  • Must be able to comply with SARTA’s Drug and Alcohol Policy and function in a drug-free and alcohol-free work environment.

  • Must submit documentation supporting United States citizenship or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States in accordance with SARTA’s obligation under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

  • Must pass a criminal background investigation.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Must submit application online no later than 12/13/2018

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