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Bus Driver II for Traffic and Parking - Planning and Facilities Management - Georgetown University

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.

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Bus Driver II for Traffic and Parking - Planning and Facilities Management - Georgetown University

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Bus Driver II for Traffic and Parking - Planning and Facilities Management - Georgetown University

The Bus Driver II operates all sizes of University transit vehicles along all published routes 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 Deputy Director of Transportation Management, along with 10-15 other bus drivers working in both full-time and part-time positions, the Bus Driver II has duties that include but are not limited to:

Vehicle Operation
  • Operate all types of University mass transit vehicles to transport University employees, students and visitors within campus and to and from off campus locations
  • Operate buses on daily scheduled routes to pick up students from Metro and bus stops and other off-campus locations
  • Operate other equipment, such as golf carts, for on-campus transportation
  • If assigned, operate especially equipped vans to transport students/employees with disabilities
  • Check IDs or passes and/or collect money

Inspections and Maintenance
  • Conduct pre-trip inspections and perform routine maintenance to ensure the vehicle is clean and safe to operate
  • Check engine, oil and other fluids, brakes and lights
  • Take corrective action as necessary - for example, adding fluid, changing light bulbs or informing supervisor of a problem
  • Checks bus/van for cleanliness and cleans as necessary

Regulation Compliance

Follow all local motor vehicle laws and regulations and applicable University rules and guidelines to ensure efficient and safe transportation of passengers

  • Communicate with supervisor or other authorized department personnel in accordance with department guidelines to ensure effective communications
  • Carry a two-way radio at all times while on duty to enable department staff to notify driver of problems and special needs and to keep dispatcher notified of time of arrival and departure at each stop
  • Notify supervisor immediately of problems relating to bus operation, customer complaints and related matters
  • Complete and submit vehicle inspection, accident and similar reports to enable department to maintain a written record of regular maintenance and problems

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • At least 6 months of experience operating passenger buses and vans or similar public service or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Commercial Driver's License - Class B with air brake qualifications and passenger endorsement from jurisdiction where candidate resides

Candidate selected for employment must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and a background check.

Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. Documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

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 comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.

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