transit operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Friendly and enthusiastic Shuttle Driver bringing [Number] years of experience operating various passenger vehicles. Safety-focused with personable demeanor and helpful approach to passenger questions and issues. Accustomed to collecting fares, inspecting vehicles and completing basic repairs. Experienced [Job Title] offering exceptional skills in route planning gained during [Number]+ years in transportation. Demonstrated record of safe and efficient vehicle operations combined with top-notch customer satisfaction scores. Trained in defensive driving techniques. Effective at planning efficient shuttle routes to maximize productivity, minimize fuel costs and maintain high customer satisfaction. Good relationship-building, conflict resolution and communication skills. Driven student leveraging studies in [Area of study] seeks real-world experience as [Job Title]. Offers strong interpersonal and task prioritization skills. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Reliable employee seeking [Job Title] position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. Enthusiastic [Job Title] eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of [Task] and [Task] and training in [Skill]. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in [Industry]. Dedicated [Industry] professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Track Conditions Monitoring
  • Pre-Trip Inspections
  • Transportation Security
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Route planning
  • Customer relations skills
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Public Announcements
  • Guest relations
  • FCC communication protocols
  • Service quality optimization
  • Pre- and post-trip inspections
  • Safe driving skills
  • Passenger safety management
  • Defect and issue reporting
City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA Expected in 05/1993 Associate of Science : Business - GPA :
Balboa High School San Francisco, CA Expected in 06/1986 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
City Of Brownsville - Transit Operator
Brownsville, TX, 06/2001 - Current
  • Maintained clean and neat shuttle for passenger comfort.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Planned routes and made proactive adjustments using GPS apps to account for traffic problems.
  • Transported customers to and from [Location].
  • Accepted and processed fares.
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from riders regarding fares and streetcar schedules.
  • Maximized equipment performance and passenger safety by following company inspection and maintenance protocols and procedures.
  • Monitored lights indicating obstructions or other trains ahead and watched for car and truck traffic at crossings to stay alert to potential hazards.
  • Operated controls to open and close transit vehicle doors.
  • Completed reports for each finished shift and noted all incidents, accidents and other pertinent information for supervisors.
  • Reported vehicle issues and malfunctions to maintenance department to schedule repair and minimize downtime.
Department Of The Navy - Packing Handler
Crane, IN, 09/1997 - 08/2001
  • Unpacked and examined incoming shipments to record shortages, rectify damages and reject damaged items.
  • Sealed, packed, labeled and affixed postage on packages to prepare materials for shipping, utilizing postage meters and sealing tools.
  • Resolved problems of missing merchandise, delivery cancellations, and incomplete deliveries.
  • Recorded shipment data such as weight and discrepancies using [Software].
  • Operated forklift and hand truck to transport shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage and work areas.
  • Monitored [Type] material system for fault-free operations to promote safety for team.
  • Updated [Type] procedures and measuring guidelines to reduce product and packaging waste.
  • Maintained safety and efficiency while loading over [Number] pounds of [Type] products into packaging equipment.
  • Optimized hours by implementing [Tool] for daily [Type] tasks to decrease production time by [Number]%.10-15%
Nicoles Coffee& Tea - Manager
City, STATE, 08/1993 - 07/1998
  • Controlled costs and optimized spending via restructuring of budgets for labor, capital assets, inventory purchasing and technology upgrades.
  • Expanded cross-functional organizational capacity by collaborating across departments on priorities, functions and common goals.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with customers and suppliers through account development.
  • Prepared and recommended long-range plans for development of department personnel.
  • Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
  • Onboarded new employees with training and new hire documentation.
  • Established and updated work schedules to account for changing staff levels and expected workloads.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Accomplished multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Applied customer feedback to develop process improvements and support long-term business needs.
  • Evaluated report data to proactively adjust and enhance operations.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • City College of San Francisco
  • Balboa High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Transit Operator
  • Packing Handler
  • Manager


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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