Position Description

Bus Attendant
Job Code 4405
Requisition Information
Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT)

Opening Date:

Tentative Close Date:

County Region:
Central County (S. Fruitville - N. Clark)

SCAT Complex 5303 Pinkney Avenue Sarasota, FL

# of openings:

Pay range:
$13.00 (Step 1)

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

Scheduled Hours 40
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Bus Attendant (2 Positions)This position is routine service work which includes: cleaning, washing, fueling, checking and topping off coolant/oil/power steering/transmission/windshield washer fluids, maintaining fuel and fluids usage records and driving buses.  Probe farebox daily and dump farebox cash box.

**Subject to Passing Substance Screening:  This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening.  An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.


  • Cleans interior of buses including windows, seats, dash areas and driver’s area around pedals, and sweeps and mops floors.
  • Cleans exterior of buses including wheels and tires as needed by hand or with the Automatic Bus Washer.
  • Fuels transit buses/support vehicles, probes and removes GFI cash box.
  • Checks fluid levels, such as coolant, engine oil, transmission fluid, power steering fluid, windshield washer fluid and diesel exhaust fluid.
  • Installation of public service messages inside buses.
  • Records mileage, vehicle number, fuel gallons and fluids on the fuel sheet matrix form.
  • Drives buses around yard and negotiates around the fuel islands.


Minimum Qualifications A High School Diploma or equivalent.  Must maintain Florida Driver's License to stay employed in this classification.


Job Competencies:


  • Follow oral and written instructions and directions.

  • Ability to record data, perform physical and laboring work.

  • Ability to operate buses safely.

  • Ability to provide good customer service.

  • Operational knowledge of buses, vans, oil reels, fuel pumps, steam pressure washer, drive thru vehicle wash, and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF).


Work Hours:  40 Hours Per Week - 4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.



Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment             EOE/AA/ADA

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