Governments of Floyd County and City of Rome, GA


Job Type Rome Transit Department
Salary $13.09 - $13.78
Government City of Rome
Published 01/02/2021
Closes 05/15/2021
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General Description:

This position is responsible for operating a gas or diesel bus on routes for transit agency and to observe state and city speed and safety regulations and safety policies as well as providing excellent customer service to the passengers the agency serves.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age with an excellent driving record, as verified through Georgia Motor Vehicle Department. 
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and possess or have the ability to readily obtain and maintain a valid Class B commercial driver’s license with a Passenger Endorsement (CDL/BP).
  • Fluency in English required; knowledge of Spanish helpful.
  • Must be willing to work shifts that vary from day to evening as part of a 14 hour a day/5 day a week operation.  Driving commuter runs may necessitate working split shifts.
  • Candidates must pass a substance abuse screening and those receiving conditional offer of employment must pass a medical examination, as required by the Department of Transportation.
  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or the equivalent.
  • Friendly, customer-oriented personality.
  • Must have physical strength adequate to maneuver the bus and assist passengers.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must obtain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) 100 and 700 within three (3) months of employment.