Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Must possess a valid CDL license, Class B, with passenger and Air Brakes and be able to be 19A certified as required by New York State DMV. Must have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations (*** Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes"). Appointment will be contingent upon proof of identity and eligibility for employment and successful completion of pre-employment testing for controlled substance use as mandated by the Federal Highway Administration Omnibus Transportation Act of 1991. Please note that employment cannot commence until notification for successful completion of this pre-employment testing is received. Must comply with the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act (drug and alcohol testing).
Brief Description of Duties: The Bus Driver will be responsible for the following:
Drive a full-size passenger bus on and off SUNY property in order to transport passengers and materials as required.
Check horn, directional lights, head, tail, parking and emergency lights for proper operation. Check proper operation of braking system.
Supervise the loading and unloading of passengers and personal property onto the bus. Post manifests, inventories, and other records of goods and passengers transported. This would include the compiling of count sheets from all drivers when assigned.
Transport passengers with disabilities.
Pre-trip inspection of vehicle and completion of required forms.
Operate radio and/or cellular telephones as needed to communicate with dispatcher.
Monitor gauges and as necessary refuels the tank on the vehicle.
Check tires for visible damage.
Keep written records of trips, mileage, stopovers, fuel bridges, tolls and records of passenger counts. Report any malfunction and needed repairs to supervisor or maintenance staff. This would include the compiling of the daily bus logs from all drivers on a daily basis.
Drive campus routes and do charters for departments and graduation work for Stony Brook University.
Wash, sweep, clean and fuel buses, as well as vans and other state vehicles.
In an emergency situation, the driver may be required to perform some minor repairs such as replace a bulb, put air into tires, replace windshield wiper blades, etc...
May map routes, itineraries, and points of call for other drivers as well as yourself.
Transport vehicles to and from vendors for repairs.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: These are temporary full-time positions, 40 hours per week and temporary part-time positions, 20 hours per week with an anticipated start date of August 19, 2021 and end date of May 26, 2022. Shift and pays days varied. Night and weekend work is required. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
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Department/Hiring Area: Transportation and Parking-Stony Brook University
Schedule : Per Diem Shift : Variable Shift Hours : To Be Determined
Posting Start Date: Apr 26, 2021
Posting End Date: Jul 3, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As Per Civil Service Guidelines
Salary Grade: SG8
Appointment Type: Temporary
Internal Number: 2101046
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