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Bus Driver, Fairfield Prep (part-time)

Employer
Fairfield University
Location
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

Job Details

Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

Fairfield College Preparatory School is an all-boys Jesuit, Catholic high school of excellence located on the campus of Fairfield University for students in ninth through twelfth grade.

Fairfield Prep Mission Statement

Fairfield College Preparatory School is a Jesuit, Catholic School of excellence forming young men of intellectual competence, who possess the conscience to make wise decisions, a compassion for others, and a commitment to justice in our global society.

Fairfield Prep Vision Statement

Fairfield College Preparatory School strives to be a reflective community of faith, in which students revere their relationship with God and with one another. We are committed to graduating transformational leaders who will respond to global and ecological challenges in an interconnected world marked by profound change.

Position Title: Bus Driver (part-time)

Division: Fairfield College Preparatory School

Department: Facilities & Operations

Reports to: Director of Facilities & Operations

Primary Function: We are looking for a skilled Bus Driver who is a responsible professional that will safely transport passengers to their destinations. A successful candidate for this position should be reliable, punctual, and have excellent customer service skills.

Essential Functions: The Bus Driver will:
  • Morning and afternoon all days when school is in session, pick up and drop off students to and from Prep, North Stamford and Greenwich.

  • Operate a bus safely and efficiently to transport passengers to various destinations

  • Operate a bus in accordance with state laws, traffic regulations, and company policies

  • Inspect bus before and after each trip to ensure it is in good working condition

  • Be able to communicate effectively with passengers and provide information about routes and schedules.

  • Assist passengers with boarding and exiting the bus when needed

  • Maintain a clean and orderly bus interior

  • Communicate with Fairfield Prep Operations team as needed to coordinate routes and schedules

  • Report any accidents, incidents, or mechanical problems immediately to the Director of Facilities & Operations.

  • Attend training sessions and meetings as required

  • Must possess a valid driver's license with at least a PPE, Public Passenger Endorsement

  • Clean driving record with no accidents or violations

  • Excellent driving skills and knowledge of traffic laws and regulations

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work flexible hours

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Prior experience as a bus driver preferred

  • Ability to remain calm and focused in stressful situations

  • Good problem-solving skills

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/Fairfield Prep needs indicate. This position is based at Fairfield College Preparatory School’s Fairfield, CT campus and is not eligible for immigration assistance.

Category:

Prep - Staff

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.

*Disclaimer

The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, activities, and/or qualifications required or expected of employees assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Company

Fairfield Univesity

Our scenic, 200-acre campus is situated on the Connecticut coastline, just 60-minutes away from the heart of Manhattan and less than a mile from the beaches of Long Island Sound. But it’s more than just our surroundings that make our campus unique — it’s our commitment to each and every student’s personal and professional growth and their journey to becoming individuals of purpose.

For more than 80 years, Fairfield University has been graduating adept, accomplished, and socially responsible leaders in an academic community where the learning goes deeper, the friendships are more meaningful, and the experiences stay with you long after graduation. As a values-based, student-centric, outcomes-focused Jesuit Catholic University, we are committed to educating the whole person — mind, body, and spirit — and providing students with experiential learning and professional development opportunities that give them a competitive edge in today’s job market. At Fairfield, the future is filled with opportunities as limitless as your potential, and they all begin with you.

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