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Title: Transit Driver, Full/Part Time/On Call
Location: FDL Transit
Supervisor: Transit Supervisor
Closing Date: Permanent Posting


Position Responsibilies:

  • Operates Reservation bus on assigned routes to transport customers to and from destination.
  • Operates Reservation bus on an on-demand transportation system to transport customers to and from destinations.
  • Greets customers as they board and depart the bus. If necessary, assists customers on and off the bus.
  • Responds to general requests for information.
  • Keeps the bus interior clean.
  • Conducts proper daily pre-trip inspections of the bus. Coordinates the use of other Fond du Lac vehicles when the bus is in for repairs and unavailable.
  • Regulates heating, lighting and ventilating systems for customer comfort.
  • Complete reports in the prescribed manner.
  • Be knowledgeable of bus driver’s manual contents.
  • Department uniform is required and provided to the employee, which must be worn during scheduled work hours unless prior arrangements have been made with management.
  • Attend meetings and training program as instructed by the Community Transportation Director .
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged sitting while operating the vehicle.
  • Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, including work in adverse weather conditions.

Position Qualifications:

  • If applicant does not possess a Class B CDL License with a passenger endorsement at time of hire; they must receive the Class B CDL License with a passenger endorsement within 3 months of hire date. Employment is contingent upon this requirement.
  • Ability to physically assist customers as necessary is required.
  • The incumbent must immediately report any change in the status of their driver’s license to the supervisor, and the personnel office.
  • Ability to operate an automatic and manual transmission is required.
  • First aid and CPR training is desired.
  • Knowledge of locations and addresses in the local community is desired.
  • Ability to be available to work all shifts is required.
  • Incumbent is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of their uniforms, and to report to work in proper uniform at all times.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Travel is required.
  • Class B CDL Driver’s License with a passenger endorsement is required and must be insurable under Fond du Lac’s insurance requirements.



APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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