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  • Tfaransit Driver II (Job S#84)

    Tuskegee University

    Transit Driver II (Job S#84)

    Posting Date:  September 9, 2021                                              Posting End Date:  November 9, 2021

    Position:  Transit Driver II                                                            Location:  Physical Plant

    Status: Temporary

    Special Qualifications
    In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming “One Tuskegee”, the ideal Transit Driver II will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Assist in operating buses or mini-vans to transport students activities held at and organized through the university and to various appointments and/or errands and special events.
    Operates motor vehicles for the university to transport passengers, material, and/or equipment to an intrastate and interstate destination. Some passengers must have access to a wheelchair lift up and down stairs.
    Transport Board and trustees to and from airport.
    Performs daily bus inspection according to state standards and federal regulations and completes  the pre- and post-trip inspection forms.
    Sweeps/cleans bus after each trip; assists passengers in loading and unloading of baggage and equipment.
    Performs operator maintenance on the university's automobiles and buses by checking gas, oil, battery, radiator levels and tires for proper pressure.
    Change light bulbs and/or fuses on buses.
    Wash vehicle exteriors using cloths and cleaning compounds.
    Make courier runs for the university, as directed by the Transportation supervisor or manager.


    Qualifications

    A valid driver's license
    Valid CPR and First Aid Certification
    Able to read schedules, maps and able to follow directions
    Minimum of three years' experience as a driver with higher education
    Minimum of three years' experience transporting students
    Display excellent customer service to students and the general public.
    Drive a wheelchair lift vehicle and able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds
    High School education
    Transport students to scheduled events, various appointments and/or errands
    Pass defensive driving course
    Ability to read, understand, and speak English clearly
    Pass drug test


    Salary
    Commensurate  with education, training and experience

    **The statements contained in this job announcement  reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge  and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered  an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  **

    Applications are available at the following link:
    https://www.tuskegee.edu/Content/Uploads/Tuskegee/files/HR/Fillable-TU-EMPLOYMENT-APPLICATION.pdf

    Each applicant, including all current/existing  employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

    Human Resources Department
    Attn: Employment/Recruitment
    101 Kresge Center
    Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
    Email Address: employment@tuskegee.edu
    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form 1-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
    Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.
 


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