Part-Time Transit Driver

Organization: Cottonwood Area Transit System

Location: Cottonwood, Ariz.

Deadline: open until filled

Salary: $13.50 per hour

Description: The Cottonwood Area Transit System seeks a part-time driver to provide public transportation to shopping centers, doctor’s offices, work, school, day care, etc., in a safe and timely manner. This is a Non-exempt, Part-time up to 29 hours/week position with no benefits, except required Arizona State Retirement System participation.

The City is focused on providing excellent customer service to the citizens and businesses of our vibrant, small town community. Our staff works to create a culture of progressive learning, mentorship, innovation, and positivity which results in engaged employees who facilitate positive connections with our community. Cottonwood, The heart of Arizona Wine country, is located in Arizona’s Verde Valley, is home to approximately 12,000 residents.

Additional information & a complete job description are available at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, 821 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326, or on the City website. Phone 928-340-2717. EOE/ADA.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under general supervision of the Transportation Manager, provides public transportation to shopping centers, doctor’s offices, work, school, day care, etc., in a safe and timely manner; operates a city bus in accordance with city, state, and federal regulations; and performs related duties as assigned. See full job description here.

This classification involves light to heavy lifting and carrying due to passengers/parcels as required on and off the van wheelchair lift/ramp. This classification involves work driving transportation vehicles around the Verde Valley.

Qualifications: The equivalent of a high school diploma or GED and two (2) years driving multi-passenger commercial vehi-cles. The possession of a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class C, with passenger endorsement is required or the ability to obtain within thirty (30) days upon employment offer. Must have or be able to obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance card.

Application Procedure: Apply online at cottonwoodaz.gov/600/ Employment-Opportunities. Questions? Contact Human Resources at hr@cottonwoodaz.gov. All new hires for the Cottonwood Area Transit System department are required to pass a post-job offer, pre-employment drug test. All employees who work in the Cottonwood Area Transit System department will be sub-ject to random drug and alcohol testing.

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