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Dart Bus Service Person in Des Moines, Iowa

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART), the largest public transit agency in Iowa, is hiring a Service Person to help clean, service, and fuel our fleet of buses.

The position starts at $18.28 per hour after, and increases to $18.87 per hour after completion of a probationary period. Our most experienced bus servicers earn up to $19.99 per hour with wage increases every July.

Schedule: This is a night shift- Monday to Friday 4:00 pm to 1:30 am

What do we offer?

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Coverage

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Deferred Compensation Plan

  • I.P.E.R.S. Retirement System

  • Long Term Disability

  • Holidays

  • Vacation

  • Employee Referral Bonuses

    Essential Duties:

  • Drive buses from storage barns to service lane, and returns buses to storage when services are completed

  • Clean interior of DART vehicles by sweeping, mopping, emptying trash, cleaning windows, vacuuming and dusting as needed.

  • Clean exterior of DART vehicles by running them through mechanical washer

  • Probe vehicle fare boxes and remove cashboxes

  • Fuel DART vehicles; check fluids and fill as needed

  • Assists with road service calls whenever needed

  • Check performance of lights, windshield wipers, and other electrical or mechanical controls

    Essential Qualifications:

  • High school education, GED, or equivalent foreign education

  • Ability to obtain a valid Iowa CDL with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements.

  • Significant physical requirements including ability to lift 150 pounds. Work outdoors in all weather.

  • Subject to pre-employment drug test & physical examination. All DART maintenance employees are subject to ongoing DOT random alcohol & drug testing

    Special Requirements: No attendance problems within the last two years, nor disciplinary problems within the last year and be able to work effectively with all Maintenance Department employees and management staff. Possession of a valid driver's license is required. A drug test and pre-employment examination is required. Subject to random alcohol and drug testing.