Motor Coach Driver

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
Closing date
Jul 30, 2021

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Working Title:

Motor Coach Driver

Position Number:



SAH Transit and Safe Ride

Department Homepage:

Advertising Department:



Student Affairs

Competency Level:

2 - Journey

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Hourly Salary Rate/Range:

$11.22 - $17.56

Work Schedule:


Position Location (City):


Position Type:

Temporary Staff

Job Category:

Staff - Technical/Trade

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:

ECU Transit is responsible for providing a full range of transit services essential to the successful operation of the university. ECU Transit receives the majority of its funding through a special transit fee that is assessed to students as part of their university fees. As an essential department within the Division of Student Affairs, ECU Transit has two primary purposes: (1) to provide safe, reliable, efficient, and environmentally responsible transportation services to the university community; and (2) to provide a learning laboratory for students to learn and refine business management, communications, public relations, and planning skills. The department consists of full-time administrative staff, contract maintenance staff, and 150+ part-time student employees.
Transit services are available to support student activities, academics, campus operations, residence life, and the campus community. Over two million passenger trips are provided annually to students, staff, faculty, and visitors on established, advertised routes, to, from and around East Carolina University and the City of Greenville. Services are provided with a fleet of over forty vehicles including: thirty, thirty-five, and forty foot heavy-duty transit buses, light transit vehicles, passenger vans, and ADA compliant vehicles. In addition to bus services, ECU Transit provides a point to point van service called SafeRide to supplement the night-time bus routes and to offer a safe, convenient transportation alternative to areas not specifically served by a bus.

Charter services are available to any university recognized organizations, departments, and groups attending university sponsored events any day of the year. Charter services consist of parking shuttles, in town trips, out of town trips and multi-day overnight trips. Transportation is provided using light transit vehicles, transit buses, and highway motorcoach buses.

Job Duties :

ECU Transit is an essential component of the on-campus and off-campus living experience at ECU. Necessary transportation is provided to students who would not have any other means to get to, from and around our campuses. ECU Transit also partners with apartment complexes greater than 500 beds to provide their student residents with express transit services during the academic sessions.

To safely operate a 45 foot motorcoach bus carring up to 56 passengers within the continental United States. Often trips will be outside of the state of North Carolina and extend for multiple days. During all trips the operator is responsible for the safety and well-being of the passengers as well as the State owned motorcoach bus. The operator must know, understand, and comply with all Federal Motor Carrier Regulations for hours of service, fit for duty, and vehicle inspections.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Requires appropriate licenses or certifications to operate assigned types of vehicles or equipment.

License or Certification Required by the Department:

Must maintain a valid class B CDL with passenger endorsement and no air brake restriction. Must be able to meet the DOT’s physical requirements and maintain a valid DOT medical card.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

* Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities. * All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date indicated.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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