New York City Transit has scheduled an exam for Bus Operators who will drive throughout the city. Applications are accepted through June 24. The fee for applying is $61.
Hits $30 Hourly in 4 Years.
HOW TO QUALIFY:
Education and Experience Requirements: There are no formal education or experience requirements for this exam.
REQUIREMENTS TO BE APPOINTED:
Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment you must possess either:
1. A Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) valid in the State of New York, with a passenger endorsement and no restrictions that would disqualify you from performing the duties of this position; or
2. A motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York and a CDL Learner Permit with passenger endorsement and no restrictions as referenced in #1 above.
Your CDL or motor vehicle driver license, or any combination thereof, must have been valid in the State of New York for at least three years immediately prior to the date you are appointed to this position.
If you are appointed under “2” above, you must obtain the Class B Commercial Driver License during the training program in bus operation. (See “Additional Information” section below)
You may be disqualified from appointment in this title if you have serious moving violations, a license suspension or an accident record. The driver license referenced in #1 above must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
Medical Requirement: Medical guidelines have been established for the position of Bus Operator. You will be examined to determine whether you can perform the essential functions of the position of Bus Operator. Where appropriate, a reasonable accommodation will be provided for a person with a disability to enable him or her to take the examination, and/or perform the essential functions of the job.
Drug Screening Requirement: You must pass a drug screening in order to be appointed.
Residency: New York City residency is not required for this position.
English Requirement: You must be able to understand and be understood in English.
Proof of Identity: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, you must be able to prove your identity and your right to obtain employment in the United States prior to employment with New York City Transit.