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RYDE Transit Driver

Kearney, NE

Position: RYDE Driver

Program and Location: RYDE Transit, Kearney

Position Summary:  RYDE Transit Drivers offer safe and timely curbside pick-up and delivery of riders. 


  • Safe and defensive operation of transit vehicles.
  • Adherence to all laws governing the operations of motor vehicles in the state of Nebraska.
  • Safety of all passengers: enforcement of the use all policies pertaining to the safe and efficient operations of transit vehicles.
  • Customer service agent for the agency.

Tasks and Duties:

  • Operate vehicles in transit service, within and between cities.
  • Provide safe transportation for the general public.
  • Provide short term and long term preventative maintenance and service including, but not limited to: checking and filling fluids, performing pre and post trip inspections as directed and cleaning, as needed.
  • Prepare, maintain, and submit in a timely fashion, reports as needed by various agency departments.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Nebraska Driver’s license.  CDL not required.
  • Good driving record.
  • Must pass a pre-employment and ongoing drug and alcohol screen.
  • Must pass pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel and lift.

Required Skills: 

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task.
  • Promote a positive and enthusiastic image.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the general public as well as with other agency employees. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Schedule/Hours: Looking for part-time and substitute drivers.  Part time hours would be 10-15 hours per week and substitutes are on call, as needed.  All hours are Monday – Friday.

Pay Rate: $10.50 per hour.  Benefits are not available for this position. 

For more information call (308) 865-5677 and ask for Mitch or email mfarritor@mnca.net

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RYDE Transit Driver