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Bus Driver (part time)

Employer
Auburn University at Montgomery
Location
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 24, 2024

Position Information

Position Information

Vacancy Number:
S-01115

Position Title:
Bus Driver (part time)

Classification Title:
Part-time Bus Driver

Department:
Financial and Administrative Services

Employment Type:
Part-Time

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Safely drive a 12-46 passenger bus from campus to locations off-campus on a regular schedule.
  • Operate passenger shuttle on a scheduled route from campus to off-campus locations.
  • Operate bus on special trips as scheduled.
  • Perform daily inspections as required.
  • Fill gas tank when needed.
  • Promptly report maintenance issues.
  • Assist passengers with physical deficits on and off of vehicle, ensuring safe transport.
  • Keep record of passenger numbers and/or log-book as required.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by the Chief Campus Services Officer.
  • Complete all pre and post-trip inspections.
  • Enforce federal, state and University guidelines for bus riders.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of highway regulations
  • Knowledge of how to deal with patrons
  • Knowledge of how to deal with individuals with special needs
  • Knowledge of scheduling system and procedures
  • Knowledge of record keeping system
  • Knowledge of equipment cleaning standards and procedures
  • Ability to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable transportation for students.
  • Ability to maintain a commitment to the safety of the students, drivers, motorists, cyclists, pedestrians.
  • Skill in driving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Decision making skills
  • Team building skills
  • Stress management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Customer service and public interaction skills
  • Ability to perform daily inspection of shuttle and ensure all preventive and scheduled maintenance are conducted.
  • Ability to work independently with little to no direct supervision.
  • Ability to be responsible, dependable, and punctual.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and operate under time pressure.
  • Able to speak and read English to converse with students.
  • Ability and willingness to follow traffic regulations.
  • Ability to adhere to strict daily route schedules.
  • Able to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to operate a bus in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to read and write to record pickups and maintain daily records
  • Ability to comprehend written material
Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of experience in driving a bus is required. A Commercial Driver’s License ( CDL ) with a 24 plus passenger endorsement is required. Previous or current public transportation or experience with large passenger vehicles is preferred.

An offer of employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment background check, passing a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening, and meeting the Department of Motor Vehicles’ vision requirements.

Job Open Date:
01/24/2024

This posting will remain open until closed:
Yes

Job Close Date:

Salary Band:
N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Quick Link
https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/6623

Position Profile Link

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Professional Reference Sheet
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have two (2) years of experience driving a bus?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a 24 plus passenger endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe your experience with large passenger vehicles.

    (Open Ended Question)



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