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Transit Operator (PT)

Habersham County

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Position: Transit Operator (PT)                                                         Department: Senior Center

Salary Range: $15.00/hour                                                                FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date:  March 3, 2023                                                            Closing Date: Open Until Filled                                                                                                                                       

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing transportation and assistance to Senior Center clients.

Major Duties:

  • Operates a bus to transport patrons.
  • Assists people on and off the bus.
  • Assists seniors with needs upon arrival at senior center.
  • Performs quick safety check of the vehicle including all lights, gas levels, and fluid levels.
  • Reports any mechanical problem to supervisor.
  • Assists in kitchen if no food route.
  • Cleans, sweeps, and mops the bus.
  • Unloads trucks of supplies and stores supplies.
  • Prepares paperwork.
  • Organizes cat and dog food.
  • Performs other jobs as assigned by supervisor such as picking up mail and delivering bills.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment.

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 303. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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