DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Virginia State University is seeking a qualified professional to operate University buses safely and on schedule to transport University faculty, staff, and/or students to various events, ensuring all commitments are met and injuries are not sustained due to operator negligence. Responsibilities include; provides transportation services to students in local area and long distance both in and out-of-state; cleans and inspects interior and exterior of buses and enforce University safety standards; regularly check parts and components for proper operation; inspects belts, hoses, tires, brakes, gauges, mirrors, windshield wipers, horns and lights; checks all fluid levels; and refueling. Successful candidate will exercise defensive driving skills to prevent accidents and avoid sudden stops to protect passengers. Also, will assist in transporting surplus equipment from departments to warehouses and from warehouses to sale or disposal locations; will assist in conducting inventories, tagging equipment, and preparation for sale of surplus equipment; and assist in receipt and delivery of products and goods to University departments.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduate or equivalent is required. A valid Commercial Driver’s license with passenger endorsement is required. Applicants must have a good driving record and considerable years of experience driving a motor coach bus. Applicants must have demonstrated strong customer service skills, including communication skills and the ability to coordinate and manage large groups of people. Successful candidate must be in overall good physical condition. This position is restricted due to its funding from non-continuous or non-recurring funding sources.
HOW TO APPLY: Virginia State University will only accept on-line applications through Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates who previously applied and interviewed are still under consideration and need not reapply. Please visit https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov to complete a state application.
The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete criminal history background check, which may include fingerprinting. Candidates may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment.
VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.