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The Bus Driver II serves primarily as a driver position with multifaceted tasks as staffing shortages are identified on each shift. S/he operates all types of University mass transit vehicles to transport University employees, students and visitors within campus and to and from off campus locations. The incumbent conducts pre-trip inspections and performs routine maintenance to ensure the vehicle is clean and safe to operate. Reporting to the Director of Transportation Management, the Bus Driver II has duties that include but are not limited to:
Operates all types of University mass transit vehicles to transport University employee, student and visitors within campus and to and from off campus locations, buses on daily scheduled routes to pick up students from Metro and bus stops and other off-campus locations, and other equipment such as golf carts for on-campus transportation.
Operates especially equipped vans to transport students/employees with disabilities when needed, checking IDs or passes and/or collecting money.
Communicates with supervisor or other authorized department personnel in accordance with department guidelines to ensure effective communications.
Carries a two-way radio at all times while on duty to enable department staff to notify driver of problems and special needs and to keep dispatcher notified of time of arrival and departure at each stop.
Notifies supervisor immediately of problems relating to bus operation, customer complaints and related matters, following all local motor vehicle laws and regulations and applicable University rules and guidelines to ensure efficient and safe transportation of passengers.
Completes and submits vehicle inspection, accident, and similar reports to enable department to maintain a written record of regular maintenance and problems.
Conducts pre-trip inspections and performs routine maintenance to ensure the vehicle is clean and safe to operate.
Checks engine, oil and other fluids, brakes and lights, and takes corrective action as necessary to include adding fluid, changing light bulbs or informing supervisor of a problem.
Checks bus/van for cleanliness and cleans as necessary, performing special projects and other duties as assigned.
Requirements and Qualifications
High School diploma or certified equivalency
At least 6 months experience operating passenger buses and vans or similar public service or equivalent combination of training and experience
Commercial Driver's License - Class B with air brake qualifications and passenger endorsement from DC, MD or VA.
If outside metropolitan area, willingness to transfer license
Ability to pass pre-employment background check and drug and alcohol tests
Preference for experience handling money
The Bus Driver II is considered an emergency position that requires that incumbent reports to work during inclement weather at the regularly scheduled time, regardless of whether the University is closed, opening late, or closing early.
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