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Shuttle/Bus Driver

Chatham University
Chatham University, Woodland Road, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Shuttle Driver

Chatham University welcomes applications for the position of Shuttle Driver.

This position involves the safe operation of shuttle buses in the transportation of persons according to fixed route timetables, charter routes, or in response to requests from dispatch or management for unscheduled pick-ups or drop-offs.

Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals' intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention. Learn more at:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely operates University shuttle buses and vehicles.
  • Follows specific regularly scheduled routes, charter routes or respond to requests from dispatch or management for unscheduled pick-ups or drop-offs.
  • Assists passengers in boarding and exiting vehicle (Including wheelchair lift).
  • Transmits and receives messages via two-way radio or cellular telephone.
  • Monitors traffic and weather conditions and notifies dispatch of potential problems.
  • Reports crashes, accidents or other safety situations to dispatch.
  • Inspects exterior and interior of vehicle at the beginning of each shift for properly operating equipment.
  • Responsible for ensuring consistent cleanliness of vehicle interior and exterior
  • Refuel vehicles to adequate fuel levels to support operations while maintaining schedule.
  • Monitors vehicle condition and reports malfunctioning items or damage on the appropriate form.
  • Accurately completes driver trip sheet for each shift.
  • Learns and remembers locations of various destination points serviced by the fleet.
  • Verifies that persons boarding the vehicle are authorized to ride.
  • Treats all riders in a courteous, friendly and professional manner.
  • Provides other work-related duties as requested.


  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Class A or B commercial driver's license with passenger transportation and air brake endorsement.
  • Above average motor vehicle record and driving skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Availability to work flexible work schedules.
  • Must be able to pass Department of Transportation physical exam and successfully complete an Alcohol/Drug screening process.

Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work, 50 pounds lifting, occasional lifting/carrying of 25 pounds,
  • Unrestricted sitting/walking/standing.


This position will be filled at the hourly rate of $21.53. 40 hour work week.

How to Apply:

Applications accepted only via (direct link is and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please include:

    Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the positionResumeContact information for three professional references

All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application. The system will not allow applicants to make edits to their applications after submission.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.


About Chatham

Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: health & sustainability; business & communication; and the arts & sciences. Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson ’29, and is recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been selected as one of the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; ranked in the top five nationally for sustainability achievements in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS); and mentioned in a 2012 Forbes article as one of the places "contributing to Pittsburgh's transformation into a destination for green living."

Building on these accomplishments, Chatham opened in 2014 the world's first fully sustainable campus in higher education, Eden Hall Campus. Consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities North category, Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science & Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Accreditation The University is accredited by the:

· Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

· Pennsylvania Department of Education

· Pennsylvania Department of Education Teacher Certification Program

· Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

· Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant

· American Chemical Society

· American Psychology Association

· Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

· Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

· Council for Interior Design Accreditation

· Council on Social Work Education

· International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

· Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council


Mission Statement Chatham University prepares its students to build lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling work. Through professional skill development and liberal arts learning, Chatham prepares its graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.

Student Life Students at Chatham University immerse themselves in academics, co-curricular activities, and city life here in Pittsburgh, PA. At Chatham University, you’ll find an academic and social environment where everyone, from professors in the classroom to strong alumnae/alumni networks to fellow students, cares about your future. The Office of Student Affairs at Chatham is committed to assisting students in becoming active members of the campus community through a variety of programs and services. Student Affairs staff members are here to help Chatham students stretch their imaginations, learn about themselves, discover the world, and achieve their aspirations. Chatham University has a lot in store for students outside the classroom.

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