Transportation Specialist II

Job description

The Georgia College Department of  Parking and Transportation Services is accepting applications for Transportation Specialist II.  This opportunity offers full benefits including health insurance and retirement.  To learn more about our opportunity please visit the link associated with this posting.

This position is responsible for, under the direction of the operations manager, providing transportation services on daily campus shuttle routes and charter trips for university students, employees, and visitors. Campus shuttle routes may include day, night, or weekend shifts. Charter trips may transport students and employees to destinations both inside and outside the 50-mile local area and range from in-state to out-of-state travel.

Educational Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent.

Other Required Qualifications
Valid Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Passenger (P) endorsement. DOT Medical Card.

Required Experience
At least five years of driving experience and an excellent driving record.

Transporting - 70

To safely transport Georgia College students, employees, and visitors on campus shuttle routes and charter trips while providing good customer service, communicating well, and following all safety protocols.

Responsibility #1- Provides safe bus transportation services for students, employees, and visitors along campus shuttle routes in accordance with defined schedules during day, night, or weekend shifts.

Responsibility #2 - Provides safe bus transportation services for students, employees, and visitors on shuttle buses that can include charter trips inside and outside the local area, ranging from in-state and out-of-state travel as well as day, night, weekend, and overnight travel.


Compliance - 20
To act in compliance with transportation (DOT and FMCSA) and departmental regulations, policies, and procedures when performing job duties and making decisions to ensure passenger safety at all times.

Responsibility #1 - Be knowledgeable and follow all DOT and FMCSA regulations in regards to passenger carrier vehicles and follow all department policies and procedures when performing daily job duties and when making decisions to ensure passenger safety.

Responsibility #2 - Perform safety precautions and daily routines including pre and post trips on university vehicles and reporting maintenance issues.

Responsibility #3 - Take annual refresher training on department procedures as well as additional training as provided; stay up to date on all driver certifications/licenses (CDL and DOT Medical Card).

Other - 10

Other duties as assigned that include, but are not limited to, fueling university vehicles, cleaning the interior/exterior of university vehicles, assisting maintenance operations staff with various tasks.


Ability to work well with team members at all times by communicating effectively on a day-to-day basis.

Ability to contribute to the team by being supportive of one another and of departmental goals and vision.

Ability to successfully interact with others in a professional manner.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing and provide detailed and accurate reports.

Ability to effectively communicate via by phone, email, or in person to customers when on route and charter trips.

Ability to form relationships with university stakeholders including students, faculty, and staff.

Ability to perform all duties following safety procedures and policies.

Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.

Ability to independently make logical decisions and problem solve in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

Ability to perform daily tasks to prevent safety hazards, including pre and post trip inspections of university vehicles.

Ability to learn and apply training to day-to-day job duties and stay up to date on all certifications/licenses.

Ability to utilize/access email, the online schedule system, and other required and university-related programs.

Ability to use technology, including GPS, tracking and reporting interface system, and radio.

Knowledge of the current federal, state, and local regulations, procedures, and policies, including
Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations.

Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including politeness and friendliness.

Must possess great customer service skills at all times.

Must possess good computer skills.




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Job No: Transportation Specialist II
Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 3/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive