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Casual Driver

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 24, 2024

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Casual Driver

Elaine Langone Center (ELC)

Position Title:
Casual Driver

Position Type:
Part time

Elaine Langone Center (ELC)

Staff Non-exempt

Job Summary:
Long distance greater than 100 miles

Job Duties:


The casual drivers will provide transportation services for University employees, students, and visitors for university business and events using university vehicles - sedans, minivans, or 12-15 passenger buses.

These are casual, non-benefits eligible positions that will be scheduled to work on an as needed basis.

Reports to:

Transportation Coordinator

Job Duties:

A Driver in Transportation Services is responsible for driving university vehicles to transport university constituents around campus, to downtown Lewisburg, local hotels, airports, and/or other areas as assigned with a distance of no more than 300 miles one way from campus. Additionally this position:

  • Operates a university-owned vehicle in a safe, reliable, professional manner, providing safe and efficient transportation to the university community and its visitors.

    This position requires the ability to travel to large airports such as Newark, JFK, BWI, etc and in large city environments

  • Provides information and other general assistance to the university community and its visitors.

  • Maintains records of work performed.

  • Makes timely reports of accidents, incidents, and unusual occurrences.

  • Assist passengers with special needs in boarding and exiting vehicles.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    Other duties include:

    . Checking email at least once a day for communications from the Transportation Coordinator.

    . Attend meetings and training sessions as Transportation Services as scheduled.

    This is a Staff Non-exempt position with a hiring rate of $15 per hour.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Driver must be 21 years or older

  • Demonstrate ability to safely and efficiently operate a loaded passenger bus (up to 15 passengers including driver).

  • Candidates must pass a University Motor Vehicle Record Review (MVR) upon employment

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years driving experience with a vehicle that weighs over 10,000lbs

  • Must possess a valid United States driver's license, valid for a minimum of 2 years

  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and able to follow instructions pertaining to particular routes.

  • Demonstrate ability to understand and follow safety procedures.

  • Within 30 days of hire: candidates will be required to obtain a D.O.T medical card and pass Behind the Wheel training

  • Must be dependable, professional, and personable and have the demonstrated ability to work with and serve in a diverse environment.

    . Must be able to lift items up to 50lbs.

    Other requirements:

  • Each driver will be required to work all large university events as needed (i.e. Admissions Open Houses , Family Weekend, Reunion, Commencement), as well as, additional driver requests while being flexible/available to work all shifts - days, evenings, and weekends throughout the year.

  • Each driver will be required to work at least one (1) six hour shift for the residential hall shuttle from 9am-3pm or from 3pm-9pm per week during the academic year

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Is familiar with Bucknell and the surrounding area.

    Has working knowledge of Workday for time-keeping

    Has working knowledge of Microsoft and Google applications

    Job Exempt:
    Salary Range:

    The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.

    This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.



    Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
  • Flexible scheduling options determined by role;
  • Medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
  • An outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
  • Full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
  • A comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
  • A myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.
E-VerifyBucknell University participates with the United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) E-Verify program. We will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.For additional information regarding Bucknell's E-Verify requirements, please contact the office of Talent, Culture & Human Resources (570) 577-1631 or email Posters (sharing the link to the posters, which are also attached)

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