Bus Driver II, Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) - Facilities Management

Washington D.C.
Jul 25, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Bus Driver II, Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) - Facilities Management

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Bus Driver II, Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) - Facilities Management

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 sizes of University transit vehicles along published routes, on campus, and scheduled charters in compliance with local, federal and University regulations governing transit vehicle operations to provide safe and efficient mass transit operations for the Georgetown University community. Reporting to the Director of Transportation Management, the Bus Driver II has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Operates all types of University mass transit vehicles to transport University employees, students, and visitors within campus and to and from off campus locations.
  • Operates buses on daily scheduled routes and operates other equipment such as golf carts or jitneys for on-campus transportation, driving some especially equipped vans to transport students/employees with disabilities.
  • Checks IDs as passengers board the bus and conducts pre-trip inspections, performing routine maintenance to ensure the vehicle is clean and safe to operate.
  • Follows all local motor vehicle laws and regulations and applicable University rules and guidelines to ensure efficient and safe transportation of passengers.
  • Communicates with supervisor or other authorized department personnel in accordance with department guidelines to ensure effective communication.
  • Notifies supervisor immediately of problems relating to bus operation, customer complaints, and related matters.
  • Completes and submits vehicle inspection, accident, and similar reports to enable departments to maintain a written record or regular maintenance and problems.
  • Controls access to assigned parking lot area, stopping and checking all vehicles entering in their lane for decals or passes.
  • Issues free passes to authorized visitors whose names are on the visitor list and collects fees from visitors if spaces are available, explaining garage policies such as no blocking roadways and fire lanes.
  • Maintains record of fees collected to ensure proper accounting of monies received, keeping a list of passes issued and fees collected.
  • Enforces University parking and traffic regulations to provide for public safety and to ensure availability of parking spaces for registered parkers, authorized visitors and University vehicles.
  • Issues citations to vehicles parked in fire lanes or other improperly parked vehicles on University grounds.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Commercial Driver's License - Class B with air brake qualifications and passenger endorsement from DC, MD or VA; If outside metropolitan area must be willing to transfer license
  • Minimum of six months experience operating passenger buses and vans or similar public service or equivalent combination of training and experience acceptable
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol tests as well as background check
  • Experience handling money is preferred

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EEO Statement:
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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