Transit Operator Trainee (Full-Time)

Compensation: 19.76 per hour

General Description/Information

Job Title:                  Transit Operator Trainee

FLSA Status:           Overtime Eligible

Safety Sensitive:    Yes, requires drug testing defined by 49 CFR Part 40

Full-Time and Part-Time roles available


Transit Operators are the company’s ambassadors reflecting our values and guiding principles, transporting customers in a safe, timely manner to their destination within the City of Flagstaff. Some examples of essential functions that will be undertaken during regular performance of the job are listed below.



  • Acts as an Operator for both bus and paratransit services
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure equipment is mechanically sound and completes all documentation as required
  • Maintains knowledge of and adherence with all Mountain Line policies, procedures, and safety requirements
  • Provides safe, timely and courteous service to all Mountain Line passengers particularly those with mobility challenge
  • Responsible for operation of transit vehicles in inclement weather safely, while adhering to all regulations including FTA, ADA, and traffic law
  • Prepares accurate, respectful, timely, and legible documentation when needed, including but not limited to accident and incident report
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 6 months’ work experience in customer service
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.


  • Valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License Permit with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsement
  • DOT Physical Examination Medical Card
  • Obtain DPS Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card

Additional Information

Mountain Line is an equal employment opportunity employer.