Posting DetailsPosition Number: 128424
Title: Driver, Bus Functional Title: Bus Driver, Part-Time Category Status: 22-Nonexempt, Contingent 2 Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 100 Unit: VPA-Transportation Services-Shuttle Hiring Range Minimum: 34977 Hiring Range Maximum: 41972.4 Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The University of Maryland Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) is searching for a lively, highly organized Part-Time Shuttle-UM bus drivers to ensure the safe transport of our students, staff, faculty, and guests. This role is a part-time weekend position that requires the candidate to be able to work Friday and Saturday evenings weekly throughout the university fall and spring semesters.
The Bus Driver operates medium and heavy-duty commercial passenger vehicles, transporting passengers to various locations and ensuring the safety of all passengers. This role ensures the operational readiness of equipment by performing pre-trip and post-trip inspections which includes properly cleaning, fueling and securement of the vehicle upon completion of trip.
Experience: One year as a driver.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Conditions of Employment:
Preferences: Additional Certifications:
Required: A valid Maryland Commercial Class B Driver's License ( CDL) with passenger endorsement and NOT restricted for air brakes.
Must be able to work at least 20 hours a week and work 10-hour shifts on Friday and Saturday evenings. Shifts are as follows:
Friday Night – Saturday Early Morning 20:00 – 06:30 21:30 – 08:00
Saturday Night – Sunday Early Morning 20:00 – 06:30 21:30 – 08:00
Job Risks Medical Clearance for Driving a Vehicle (ex Commercial Drivers License) Physical Demands
The driver must sit for long periods of time and requires intense concentration, particularly in poor driving conditions in various vehicle types. The driver is also exposed to vehicle exhaust fumes and varying weather conditions. Transportation to vehicle pick-up location may include walking.
Posting Date: 08/23/2023 Closing Date: 09/23/2023 Open Until Filled No Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.Applicant Documents
Optional DocumentsPosting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().