York County, VA

York County, VA

Trolley Driver (Part-time)

Salary: $16.00 – $18.00 Hourly

Location : Yorktown, VA

Job Type: Work-as-Required

Job Number: TD(P-T)-1836

Department: Office of Economic Development

Division: ETD – Tourism Trolley Ops

Opening Date: 03/08/2024

Closing Date: Continuous


Drives the Yorktown Trolley along a fixed route that continually travels between the Colonial National Historical Park and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown with intermediate stops throughout historic Yorktown. Greets the public and provides information on local attractions. Assists passengers getting in and out of the trolley and operates a wheelchair lift as necessary. Maintains record logs of passengers, mileage, and fuel use. Performs common preventative maintenance tasks including, but not limited to, checking fluid and fuel levels and tire pressures. Cleans interior and exterior of Trolley.

The Trolley operates daily from March through the end of October, with select dates offered in November through February.

Excellent opportunity for retiree.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent and some experience driving vehicles ranging from 15-passenger vans to 50-passenger trolley buses.

Possession of a valid Class “B” commercial driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with air brakes and passenger endorsements required.

Must be able to work a minimum six-hour shift.

Must be able to work with people of all ages and effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

General knowledge of the Yorktown area and business locations, and the ability to provide directions to major points of interest desired.

Requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively resolve customer complaints and concerns.

Prior experience as a school bus driver or public transit operator preferred.

Supplemental Information

Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekdays, weekends, holidays and occasional evenings in support of special events.

DMV records check, background check, and drug testing conducted prior to employment.

Physical Demands

Must be physically able to sit in and operate a 50-passenger trolley bus. The job involves walking, standing, stooping, and bending while performing the pre-trip inspection, and when cleaning the Trolley. Gripping of the steering wheel is essential while driving the Trolley. Some climbing is required up the steps into the Trolley. There is pushing and pulling of passengers in wheelchairs occasionally, and pushing and pulling while cleaning the equipment, and pushing of buttons on the passenger counter.

For a more detailed description:

There are no benefits associated with this position.


Do you have a valid commercial driver’s license?

  • Yes
  • No


If you have a valid commercial driver’s license, do you have a “K” restriction that prohibits you from operating a vehicle with air brakes? If you do not have this type of license, type “N/A”.

  • Yes
  • No
  • N/A


If you have a valid commercial driver’s license, please list the state that issued the license, the license classification, and any endorsements or restrictions attached to the license. If you do not have this type of license, type “N/A”.


Have you been convicted of reckless driving, driving under the influence, eluding police, leaving the scene of an accident, or manslaughter (voluntary or involuntary) within the previous (60) months?

  • Yes
  • No


Do you have more than two (2) moving violations within the previous twelve months?

  • Yes
  • No


Do you have more than three (3) moving violations within the previous twenty-four (24) months?

  • Yes
  • No


Do you have any record of current revocations or suspensions or previous revocations or suspensions associated with moving violations within the last sixty (60) months?

  • Yes
  • No


Have you at any time in the last two years failed or refused a DOT pre-employment test?

  • Yes
  • No


How many years of experience do you have driving a bus, mini bus, passenger van, tractor trailer, or similar vehicle?

  • None
  • Less than 2 years
  • 2 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more


Please list below the type(s) of multi-passenger vehicles you have operated (school bus, public transit bus, etc.) If you have not driven these types of vehicles before, type “N/A”.


How many years of experince do you have in customer service related work?

  • None
  • Less than 2 years
  • 2 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more


Which of the following best describes your ability to give driving directions?

  • No experience
  • Some experience
  • Experienced
  • Expert


Which of the following best describes your familiarity of the street names and building locations in historical Yorktown and the surrounding areas?

  • None
  • Somewhat familiar
  • Familiar
  • Very familiar


Which of the following best describes your level of knowledge of colonial history and events that took place in Yorktown?

  • None
  • Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


Are you a current York County government employee? (This does not include the employment with the Offices of General District Court, York-Poquoson Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, or York County Schools)

  • Yes
  • No

Required Question

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