Bus Driver

City of Coralville

Under general supervision, operate city buses on assigned routes, collect fares; provide transit system information and other transit related information.

New Updated hourly wate of $20.82 and residency requirement is now 23 miles from city limits! 


  • Operate passenger buses over a system of routes.
  • Operate according to time schedules.
  • Collect fares.
  • Issues and receives route transfer slips.
  • Provides information to passengers concerning the transit route system, the city
  • Street system, points of interest, public buildings, business locations, and specific route time schedules.
  • Completes route trip sheets.
  • Assumes responsibility for safe operation of coach and reports any malfunctions, defects, or accidents.
  • Checks basic items, such as tires, water, and oil before taking bus on route.
  • Performs routine maintenance checks during operation necessary to proper operation of bus.
  • At the end of daily route, fills bus with fuel and logs gallons used if necessary.
  • Completes daily records as requested by operations manager.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the operations manager.
  • Trains new personnel in accordance with established training procedures.


  1. Education/Experience
  • Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school and one year experience in the operation of equipment comparable to a transit system bus.
  1. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of vehicle operation, methods, regulations, and laws. 
  • Ability to safely operate public transportation equipment. 
  • Ability to learn transit routes and to maintain route schedules. 
  • Ability to maintain effective public relations. 
  • Willingness to accept training in the areas of transit operations, procedures, planning and new techniques.
  1. License and/or Status
  • Possession of a valid chauffeur’s license as issued by the State of Iowa.


  • Ability to read, speak, write, hear and understand English to effectively communicate with citizens, City Council and employees by telephone, in written form or through face-to-face contact.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees and the public.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, climb and otherwise move about the job site for the performance of assigned duties.
  • Ability to operate department’s equipment including driving buses.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace or citizens encountered during work.
  • Possess the intellectual ability, judgement, stamina, and coordination necessary to normally complete daily assigned tasks within the workday.


Job ID: 78601

Posted 15 days ago

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