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Job Opening: Rio Metro Transit Operator (Rio Rancho & Valencia County)

Job Opportunity SmallThe Mid-Region Council of Governments/Rio Metro Regional Transit District (MRCOG/RMRTD) seeks professional(s) to transport passengers for curb to curb and fixed route bus service in the Valencia County and Rio Rancho offices.

Under direct supervision of the Transit Manager, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. Successful candidates will provides service in a courteous, safe and timely manner, while conforming to all applicable state and federal laws as they relate to passenger bus transportation. Candidates must be able to exercise sound judgment in stressful situations.

Qualifications include: High School Diploma or GED and six months public contact or customer relations experience; Valid NM CDL-A or Class B drivers license with passenger endorsement (desired); no DUI or DWI convictions, and no moving violations within last 24-months. Certifications in Defensive Driving, CPR, First Aid, and use of defibrillators highly desirable. Operator positions are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration and are subject to drug and alcohol regulations including random drug and alcohol testing. 

Apply: Please complete job application and mail or hand-deliver to: MRCOG, Attn: Personnel, 809 Copper Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Employment pending a successful background check, pre-employment physical, and drug and alcohol screen. The MRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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