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SUNY Cortland
Cortland, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

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Finance and Management, Division of

Transportation Services

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Staff & Administration

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Position Summary

Perform bus driving responsibilities for the campus community. This position works Monday – Friday 3pm-11:30pm with Saturday and Sunday pass days. Additional shifts may frequently be available based on campus transportation needs.
When this position is not in a specific driving assignment they may be detailing fleet vehicles, or seasonally may be assigned to temporarily work in another FOS department. Typical periods of reassignment include summer intersession, winter intersession, and Fall and Spring breaks. Reassignments may include Maintenance, Central Receiving, Custodial or Grounds.

Benefits/Perks of NYS Employment:

Generous benefits of working for New York State, including, but not limited to, the following:
Holiday & Paid Time Off:
-Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually.
-Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave (increases with years of service).
-Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually.
-Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually.

Health Care Benefits:
-Eligible employees and dependents can choose from a variety of affordable and generous health insurance programs.
-Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost!
-Pre-Tax Flex Spending Accounts: Health Care and Dependent Care.

Additional Benefits:
-Enrollment in the New York State pension system which has earned the distinction of being one of the best-managed and best-funded plans in the nation OR Optional Retirement Defined Contribution Plan with 8% salary match (eligibility requirements apply).
- NYS Deferred Compensation and an exclusive 403(b) Optional Retirement Savings Plan.
-Paid Parental Leave for all employees.
-Public Service Loan Forgiveness ( PSLF )
-Eligibility for various life insurance options.
-Tuition Assistance.
-Free access to our state of the art fitness center, the Student Life Center!

Major Responsibilities
  • Drive a full-sized passenger bus over the road and on state facility grounds.
  • Keep written records of trips, mileage, and stopovers.
  • Supervise loading and unloading of passengers and personal property.
  • Perform preventative vehicle maintenance such as the monitoring of gauges, checking tire pressures, and maintaining the appropriate fluid levels for radiators, batteries, and crankcases.
Functional and Supervisory Relationships

Required Qualifications

Ability to operate vehicles safely and effectively and to be aware of both vehicle and traffic laws as they apply to the safe and legal operation of vehicles assigned. The ability to perform routine maintenance and maintain a good working knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance procedures.

Possession of a valid New York State CDL -Class B driver’s license with passenger endorsement (without restrictions) is required by that date.

The successful candidates will be subject to the provisions of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act ( OTETA ) which requires pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing.
DOT physical also required.

Preferred Qualifications

EEO Statement

The State University of New York at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/ EEO / ADA ) employer. The university actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the university.

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Do you possess a valid Class A or B CDL drivers' license with passenger endorsement?
    • Yes
    • NO
  2. * If selected as a successful applicant for a bus driver position with SUNY Cortland are you willing to submit to a pre-employment physical and pre-employment drug screen?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If selected for a bus driver position, are you willing to submit to random drug and/or alcohol testing during the course of your employment as required by OTETA?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  2. Cover Letter


 SUNY Cortland

From your first steps on campus, you’ll feel the spirit of Cortland. It’s an energy that extends from the classroom to competition to the community.

SUNY Cortland stands out as one of New York’s top public universities — a medium-sized school that offers academic strength across 68 majors, a high quality of student life and a degree that pays back graduates.

Reputations in teacher education and health-related majors laid the foundation for exciting new programs related to business, natural sciences, the arts and specialized professional fields.

Our students, faculty and staff members are invested in the world around them. Whether it’s a class assignment, independent research or a passion project, Red Dragons look to make a difference.

With more than 1,400 employees, we are the leading employer in the City of Cortland and in Cortland County, and we’re also one of the most desirable places to work.

Job seekers will find competitive salaries, outstanding benefits and an invigorating work environment with full access to Cortland’s exceptional recreation and fitness facilities, library and other resources.

We offer full- and part-time employment in academic, administrative and staff positions, plus a wide range of employment opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students, including graduate assistantships.

Also offering employment opportunities on campus are two affiliated organizations, Cortland Auxiliary and the Research Foundation of SUNY.

Cortland Auxiliary is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides the SUNY Cortland community with food services and the Campus Store, to name a few. 

The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private, nonprofit educational corporation that administers externally funded contracts and grants that support research and discovery for and on behalf of SUNY Cortland. The Research Foundation offers professional, research, day care, tutoring and clerical employment opportunities.

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