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Bus Driver - Temporary

Nevada City, California
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30 Jul 2022
Bus Driver - Temporary

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Bus Driver - Temporary


$20.90 - $25.52 Hourly


Nevada City, CA

Job Type



Public Works-Transit

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Definition and Class Characteristics

Looking for a great job where you get to be outside driving? Love working with the public and providing excellent customer service? If you enjoy driving, working around a supportive team, and serving your community with a valuable service, then we have a job for you!

The County of Nevada Transit Services Division, aka Nevada County Connects, is currently recruiting for Temporary Bus Drivers in the Grass Valley and Nevada City region. We are seeking motivated, customer service-inclined folks who enjoy being a part of a close-knit team that provides services to the public. Our goal is to provide safe, efficient, and friendly transit services to the residents of Western Nevada County.

The Temporary Bus Driver position is an integral part of accomplishing that goal, so we need you to join our team. The position is part-time, up to 20 hours per week. We offer lots of flexibility in scheduling. To get more information please apply below.

To review the entire job specification, including minimum qualifications, please click here () .


This summary of benefits is not a binding document and is provided as a courtesy. Refer to specific summaries and agreements (MOUs) for specific benefit information.

Sick Leave:

Temporary County employees shall accrue at the rate of one (1) hour of sick leave for each thirty (30) hours worked effective July 1, 2015. Temporary County employees can accrue a maximum of 48 hours of sick leave per fiscal year.

Medical Benefits:

Temporary employees whose assignments average 30 hours per week or more are eligible to enroll in County-sponsored medical benefits.


Any information on this page or links is subject to change without notice. Nevada County Human Resources Department

950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959

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Which of the following best describes your level of education?
  • Did not graduate High School or GED
  • High School or GED
  • Some College
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree


    Which of the best describes the type(s) of driving experience you have had?
  • Mostly public transit experience
  • Mostly school district transit experience
  • Mostly commercial driving experience
  • Combination of public transit, school district and commercial driving experience
  • Passenger transit experience


    How many years of driving experience have you had in the areas that you marked above?
  • Less than 6 months of public transit, school district, or commercial driving experience.
  • More than 6 months of public transit, school district, or commercial driving experience.


    The temporary Bus Driver position operates a transit bus over a designated route in accordance with arranged time schedules, collects fares, picks up and discharges passengers at pre-arranged locations; monitors passenger behavior and maintains safe and orderly conditions aboard the vehicle, provides information regarding fixed route and paratransit service to patrons and the general public. Individual will communicates with other operators and with base station via two-way radio. Please select the response that best describes your experience and education.
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.


    What type of California drivers' license do you have?
  • Class A
  • Class B
  • Class C
  • Commercial C License
  • I don't have a California Driver's License


    While not required at the time of hire, do you have a current VTT Certificate? If yes, please upload a copy of your certificate.
  • Yes, I have attached the VTT certificate
  • No, I do not have a VTT certificate


    Have you attached your Passenger Endorsement Certificate which permits you to operate public transit vehicles with a rating of 26,000 pounds or more?
  • Yes, I have attached the Passenger Endorsement Certificate
  • No, I do not possess this certificate


    Have you attached your DMV Medical Certificate/DL-51?
  • Yes, I have attached the DL-51
  • No, I don't have a current DL-51


    Do you possess a certificate to operation a school bus? If so, please attach to your application.
  • Yes, I possess this certificate and I have attached it.
  • No, I don't possess this certificate.


    Do you possess a certificate to operate airbrakes? If so, please attach to your application.
  • Yes I have this certificate and I have attached it.
  • No, I don't have this certificate.


    Explain why you think you would make a good Bus Driver? What skills would you apply to this position?

    Required Question

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950 Maidu Avenue Nevada City, California, 95959




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  • Job Reference: 671937188-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Nevada County
  • Location: Nevada City, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent