University Bus Driver

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Position Details

Position Title University Bus Driver
Position Status Part-Time

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Lewis University Police Department is a trained, professional organization committed to providing a safe and secure educational and working environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

The bus driver and program are under the supervision of the University Police Department. The function of the
bus driver is to provide a skilled
licensed operator to drive the University’s shuttle bus both on and off campus as required.


Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service
excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission and Catholic and
Lasallian higher education.

-Operate University bus and other vehicles
safely and in compliance with all applicable Illinois Vehicle Code provisions and University policy.
-Respond appropriately to violations of University Behavioral standards and policies
-Write reports and maintain appropriate
documentation according to departmental standards
-Courteously assist passengers by providing prompt, flexible and user friendly customer service
-Interact and support team efforts within and between the University’s divisions and departments
-Conduct regular inspections and minor
maintenance of bus and accessories
-Understand and execute verbal and/or written instructions and guidelines
-React quickly and calmly to emergency situations, determine an appropriate course of action and ensure an appropriate response
-Understand basic emergency response
and safety principles
-Work afternoons, evenings and/or weekends as needed in four hour shifts

Minimum Qualifications

Possess High School Diploma or GED. Be
21 years of age or above. Possess
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with
Passenger Endorsements. Have excellent driving record. Pass criminal background investigation. Perform physical demands
of the position. Comply with DOT medical policy.

Preferred Qualifications

One to three years minimum of CDL driving experience. Previous experience as a bus driver or school bus driver.

Essential Duties
Work hours

Will vary depending on established schedule; 4 hour shifts. Late afternoon into evening hours, weekdays and weekends.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00107
Posting Date 10/21/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience as a bus driver or a school bus driver?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a valid Illinois Commercial Driver's License with passenger endorsements?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents