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Transit System Driver

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Required Documents: CDL license with passenger endorsements Current DMV Driver’s Abstract Application Resume List of three (3) professional references

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20170143RS
Job Title Transit System Driver
Department Administration

Position Summary Information for Web Posting

Job Description Summary

Transit System Drivers with Onondaga Community College Association, Inc. are part of the campus Lazer Line Transit System and are responsible for providing shuttle services for the students of Onondaga Community College.

Major Responsibilities

Provide the safe and timely pickup and delivery of students at scheduled stops around campus, local venues, athletic sporting events and other campus-related activity locations as needed.

Be prepared to start shift on time to ensure Lazer Line schedule is adhered to.

Maintain the upkeep of vehicle while in operation including checking the bus tires, lights and oil, etc.

Complete vehicle inspection checklist at onset of shift.

Keep vehicle cleaned of all debris at end of shift; ensure vehicle is sufficiently fueled for next driver.

Consistently practice safe driving procedures and comply with traffic regulations at all times.

Assist persons with a disability in boarding and exiting vehicle, as necessary.

Report delays, accidents or other traffic disruptions to Dispatch.

Follow proper protocol for handling disruptive student conduct.

Notify supervisor of any incidents or concerns in regards to the welfare of OCC students.

Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

CDL license, Class A or B with passenger endorsements;

Six months commercial driving experience;

Willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends, if needed.

Commitment to diversity while embracing a customer service approach to support the transit needs of the campus;

Ability to maintain positive interactions with students and co-workers;

Physical ability to sit for extended periods of time;

Capable of lifting up to 25 pounds;

Ability to operate wheelchair lift and assist persons with a disability, as needed, is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Special Instructions to Applicants

Required Documents:

CDL license with passenger endorsements
Current DMV Driver’s Abstract
List of three (3) professional references

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 08/29/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • Onondaga Community College Website
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Syracuse Post Standard Ad
    • EOE & E Journal
    • American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
    • National Minority Update
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Public Job Posting (please specify location in Question #2)
    • Agency Referral (please specify location in Question #2)
    • Other (please specify in Question #2)
  2. If not listed above, please describe here any additional sources where you learned of this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If hired, are you eligible to work in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Additional Required Information
Optional Documents