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Dart Temporary State Fair Work - Bus Operator Part-Time in Des Moines, Iowa

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART), the largest public transit agency in Iowa, looking for individuals with a CDL to assist in temporary work, driving a DART Bus during the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Individuals applying for this temporary work need to be flexible in work hours. Shifts last at least 8 hours and can are scheduled anytime from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.

DART is seeking individuals with a CDL and Airbrake/Passenger endorsements for temporary work as a Temporary Bus Operator to help during the Iowa State Fair. Training starts in late July and fair driving shifts begin August 12th and last through the end of the fair, August 22nd.

This temporary role requires individuals to drive assigned diesel and gasoline powered buses from park and rides to the fair. You will follow established company policies and procedures regarding the transportation of passengers. Training for new bus operators will occur in July. DART operators will help provide a positive public service to state fair customers.

To keep our operators safe, we have installed plastic barriers between our drivers and boarding. Also, at this time, the FTA is requiring all passengers on public transit to wear masks for the safety of our operators and passengers.

Job Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age or older

  • Must possess a High School Diploma/GED or equivalent.

  • Possess a valid Iowa CDL with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements.

  • Physical exam is required.

  • Must maintain driver insurability standards.

  • Job related experience is preferred.

    Pay: $16/hr during training period + State Fair shifts. PLUS $100 bonus for completing all scheduled shifts.

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