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Job Description – Tour Bus Driver
The main responsibilities are to drive our customers in an open-top double-decker bus on designated routes in New York, NY. To prioritize safety and maintain a high standard of driving and to ensure that the companies schedules and routes are adhered.

• Report on time to the depot as scheduled in required uniform
• Perform a Pre-trip inspection of your assigned bus including checking to ensure bus is clean and ready to receive passengers
• Follow the given route as scheduled under the direction of the traffic manager
• Stop at every bus stop on the route (regardless of whether or not passengers are present)
• Maintain the safety of the bus and passengers at all times during the tour
• Follow all state and Federal traffic and DOT laws rules/regulations
• Report any incidents or accidents immediately per company policy
• Maintain a professional driving style, presentation and demeanour whenever in front of customers or in uniform
• Provide customer service to passengers

Please note: Big Bus requires all employees to pass a 90 day probationary period & One week of Basic Training & Initial assessment on vehicle; in addition job offer are contingent based on

Basic Training & Initial Assessment on vehicle
 Vehicle control (i.e. braking speed management)
 Proper vehicle spacing (clearances, following distances)
 Use of mirrors (turning, pivot point)
 Safety Equipment
 Bus Familiarization on ADL/AK
 Pre-Trip
 Accident/Incident Procedures & Reporting
 Wheelchair securement
 Explanation of P.A system
 Explanation of Greenroads
Road Awareness, Route familiarity, Road Hazards and Safe Driving Practices:
 Under supervision of a trainer, trainees will be introduced to sightseeing tour routes.
 Instructor will discuss road hazards, traffic patterns, and sightseeing landmarks.
 V6 system and functionalities
 Responsibilities of operators
 Trainer will explain and drive all loops (Red/Downtown, Blue/Uptown, Brooklyn, Night Tour and Hotel Shuttle)
 Turn-by-turn provided
Type Training – Behind-the-wheel:
 Trainee will ride with Trainer on the Red and Blue route. Trainer will drive 1st loop of both tours, Trainee will drive 2nd loop of both tours. V6 Language tour implementation on tour. Trainer will give feedback at the end of each trainee loop.
 *19A road test evaluation will take place.
Type of Training – Behind-the-wheel:
 Trainee will ride with Trainer on the Brooklyn and Night Tour route. Trainer will drive 1st loop of both tours,
 Trainee will drive 2nd loop of both tours. V6 Language tour implementation on tours. Trainer will give feedback at the end of each trainee loop.
Type of Training – Behind-the-wheel:
 Trainee will be responsible for driving all loops with trainer present.
 Final paperwork
 Greenroad’s FOB explanation
 Uniform and ID
 Schedule with Operations Manager

• Location: 723 7th avenue, 5th floor, Manhattan

• Post ID: 95546370 newyork
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