Parking & Transit Services
Shuttle Bus Driver
Commensurate with Experience
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Unionized Position Code
Syracuse University is actively hiring shuttle bus drivers to fill
several full time and part time positions. Shifts vary and may
include daytime, evening, overnight and weekend requirements.
Syracuse University is looking for safe, friendly drivers to help
passengers move throughout the Syracuse University campus. Drivers
must possess valid CDL with applicable certifications and
Possess and able to maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (
CDL ) A or B in good standing with appropriate endorsements.
Must meet 19-A qualifications.
Must submit and pass a physical examination or possess a DOT
Medical Examiner’s Certificate.
Have at least 3 years of driving experience.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a thorough
background check, which includes employment history, and a criminal
Pre-employment and continued random drug screening will be
Job Specific Qualifications
Have excellent customer and communication skills.
Be able to utilize two-way radio communications.
Have basic computer skills.
Schedule flexibility and ability to work various events during
evenings, weekends and holidays.
Must complete recertification requirements in a timely
Comply with all applicable federal and state regulations regarding
operation of commercial vehicles.
Drive and operate a shuttle, bus, or van to transport passengers
around campus and throughout the City of Syracuse in a safe and
Operating vehicle while adhering to University policies and
Conduct vehicle inspections as required by department policy and
Operate vehicle communication systems within guidelines of
Clean and fuel shuttle, bus, or van as part of daily duties, and as
directed by supervisor.
Maintain scheduled route to established time and mileage.
Immediately notify supervisor of changes/delays.
Record and report incidents/problems through appropriate procedures
established by the department, including accidents and mechanical
Provide information to students, faculty, and staff members
regarding the shuttle service program.
Attend all required University, federal and state regulatory
in-service training and meetings.
Maintain CDL, all applicable certifications and endorsements
(includes regular physicals, recertification training and
Physical Requirements Include Ability to:
Sit for extended periods of time
Lift, push, pull, and carry tools, objects, or equipment above
shoulder level without assistance
Move up and down stairs easily
Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting,
pulling, and stooping
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume and cover letter.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university
with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an
undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York
State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history,
Syracuse University offers a quintessential college
The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a
pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200
majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges;
nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than
a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student
population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more
information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.
About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center
of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York
City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The
area offers a low cost of living and provides many social,
cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums,
festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping
venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of
seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and
snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites,
visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails
along the Erie Canal.
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action
institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment
based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national
origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability,
sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran
status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the
extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers
admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University
programs, services, and activities.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the
military-connected community through its educational programs,
community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II,
Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to
our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse
University into the national research institution it is today. The
University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this
historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives
focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the
post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to
position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military
veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in
which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The
University community recognizes and values the many similarities
and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are
committed to preparing students to understand, live among,
appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world
made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds,
military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status,
cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender
identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community
that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and
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