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Bus Driver-Occasional

Apply now Job no: 8802
Work type: Occasional
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Transportation, Academic Year, Campus Based



Provides transportation services to the campus community


Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Operates a large capacity bus for the transportation of students and other passengers according to designated routes, schedules, and assignments
  • Drives to university bus stops to carry passengers to their destinations in a timely manner.
  • Performs and records pre-trip bus inspections prior to operation and tracks passenger counts
  • Reports malfunctions, as required by the department of transportation
  • Performs basic interior and exterior bus cleaning and maintains appropriate fuel levels
  • Assists with general maintenance duties during term breaks, as necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Experience in commercial driving or in other related work
  • Current/valid class A or B commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement
  • Current/valid medical certification
  • Ability to communicate, read and write proficiently in English
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Interview process requires satisfactory completion of DOT road test, review of previous employment records, and pre-employment drug test


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Manual dexterity to operate motorized equipment/vehicle
• Ability to reach vertically and horizontally, climb, bend, sit for long periods of time, and lift and/or move (up to 25 pounds)
• Ability to work in varied outside weather conditions


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Contact with large motor vehicles, in operation, moving and parked
• Occasional exposure to bodily fluids
• Moderate exposure to elements such as weather, dirt, dust, fumes, unpleasant odors, and loud noise
• Limited exposure to emergency situations


Please Note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

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