The Transit Bus Driver is responsible of driving shuttle buses while providing safe transportation. This is a full--time, 10-month position that typically works August - May. The position typically does not work during the month of June and July.
Drives Prairie View A & M University transit routes as scheduled. Operates assigned equipment in a safe manner and in adherence to all University and transit policies as well as local, state, and federal laws.
Reports any potentially hazardous vehicle maintenance or safety issues immediately to supervisor.
Conducts a proper "pre" and "post" trip vehicle inspection and note any discrepancies at the beginning and ending of every shift.
Properly fuels all assigned vehicles being returned to Transit unless otherwise instructed.
Maintains and cleans equipment assigned during shift.
Details rental vehicles, buses or carts.
Makes pick-ups via car, van, or cart, or helping out as office support with the Administrative staff or within the Maintenance shop.
Continue to work various special events. (ie graduation, sporting events, etc.)
Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Two years of work experience.
Job Posting Close Date:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to operate several types of buses and vans to the extent of maneuvering safely through congested traffic conditions, adverse weather and road conditions.
Exhibit a high degree of mental concentration and independent judgment.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with computers.
Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Valid driver?s license and good driving record required. Must be able to obtain a CDL within six months of employment.
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
· Cover Letter
· Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or firstname.lastname@example.org should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-025976
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.