Bus Drivers

Steamboat Springs Transit   Steamboat Springs, CO   Full-time     Transportation
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Posted on November 20, 2020

Bus Drivers

Bus Driver - $19.17 hour. Paid training at $12/hour including CDL. Training begins on 12/07/20


The qualified individual

Our paid training class will begin in October 2020.  The 4 and 1/2 week - 160 hour training class is designed to help anyone obtain their Colorado CDL Class B driver's license.  We will pay you $12.00 an hour to attend the CDL class.  Once you successfully obtain your CDL, you can apply for the seasonal bus driver position that pays $19.17 per hour.  Steamboat Springs Transit also offers an extra $1.00 an hour to all shifts that run significantly past midnight. 

The typical working week is 36-37 hours made up of 4 & 5 day work weeks.  The newer bus drivers usually work weekends & nights. The bus service runs from 5:00 am to 3:00 am daily. 

Our bus drivers are responsible for safely operating a public transportation bus and transporting passengers on a prescribed route, on time and in accordance with local, state and federal standards.  Our drivers must practice safe defensive driving techniques, be knowledgeable of the area, provide guests with schedule/route information, assist disabled guests on and off the bus, and complete reports of all accidents, damage, or incidents.  Our bus drivers will also be assigned to bus wash duties as part of their normal working shift. 

We are seeking the following qualifications

  • An acceptable driving record, with no alcohol or drug related convictions in the last 7 years.
  • A current valid driver's license.
  • A clean background check. 
  • An ability to commit to the entire season; mid October to mid April.
  • The ability to pass all DOT CDL requirements including medical screening, random drug testing, and licensing requirements.

Steamboat Springs Transit will offer a bonus paid at the end of the ski season to those who work the entire season.  An early sign on bonus is given for those who sign up before October 1, 2020.  Employee housing will be offered in a first come first serve fashion and rental rates will vary.  All city of Steamboat Springs employees have free access to Howelsen Hill Ski area.