Title Description: SPECIAL SERVICES
Date Posted: 1/1/2018
Deadline: Constant Hire
Job Number: Job 005-18-M
Hourly Rate: STARTING RATE: 15.2777 FULL RATE: BIG BUS FULL RATE: $25.4941
Union Status: ATU LOCAL 1342


Operating buses in City and Suburban areas. Assisting passengers, including securing wheelchair passengers; observing for and reporting unsafe or irregular conditions.

Typical Assignments:

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Must have a neat appearance • Safe driving record • Minimum physical requirements pursuant to N.Y.S. Motor Vehicle and Traffic Law (Article 19-a) required • Satisfactory prior work and attendance records.

Job Requirements:

Must be able to wear and utilize any and all personal protective equipment that may be required in the performance of duties. Ability to communicate with the public and outside agencies courteously and effectively.

Physical Requirements:

Tasks involve the intermittent performance of physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of bending, squatting, reaching, climbing (stairs), twisting (arm/back) and/or rotating (arm). May also involve lifting (10 pounds), carrying (up to 10 pounds), pushing and/or pulling (10-20 pounds) materials and/or equipment. Job involves sitting for extended periods of time up to eight hours per day.

Environmental Requirements:

95% of time is spent inside, 5% of time is spent outside, exposing employee to natural environmental conditions. Employee is exposed to fumes. Employee is also exposed to noise (bus), vibration (seat), hazards and motorized vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications:

Nineteen (19) years of age. High school graduate or equivalent. Applicant must possess a New York State Commercial Driver’s License or Permit, Class B minimum, with passenger and airbrake endorsements. To get your CDL B Permit, You will be tested on GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, AIR BRAKES and PASSENGER ENDORSEMENTS of a COMMERCIAL VEHICLE. We strongly encourage you to STUDY!! STUDY!! STUDY!! ONLINE STUDY GUIDE: Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 and 13 are areas you should be familiar with. ONLINE TESTS: CDL STUDY BUDDY: DRIVING-TESTS.ORG: PHONE APPS: Non-Apple phones: CDL Practice Test: Apple phones: DMV Genie: YouTube videos: General knowledge: Passenger Endorsements: Air Brakes:


The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer


TO APPLY: Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying the job number 005-18-M to: NFTA Human Resources 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203 Or email to:

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