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Salary: $18.20 per hour
We are hiring full time and part time drivers!
The bus driver is responsible for the safe operation of the Rice University buses and for providing excellent transportation and customer service to the Rice community and visitors. The driver must be an ambassador to the Rice community and must be tactful at all times. The driver will provide detailed information to passengers on campus events, parking, building and METRO information as needed. S/he must keep up with all university policies and regulations, state and Federal transportation and traffic rules.
Transports university community members and guests
Follows safety rules and comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner
Provides embarking and disembarking assistance to passengers as needed
Maintains order among passengers during trips to ensure safety
Provides detailed information to passengers about campus events, parking, buildings and METRO information as needed
Checks the condition of a vehicle's tires, brakes, windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, and safety equipment to ensure that everything is in working order
Reports any bus malfunctions or needed repairs
Maintains knowledge of first-aid procedures
Prepares and submits reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, and fuel consumption
Performs all other duties as assigned
HS Diploma or equivalent
Six months related bus driving experience
Must be able to work weekdays, weekends, nights and holidays as needed
Must possess and maintain a Texas Class A or B Commercial Driver's License with passenger, school and airbrakes endorsement, with no more than three (3) moving violations or at fault accidents in the past three years and no convictions or deferred dispositions for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) within the past 10 years.
Able to operate electronic equipped vehicles
Ability to clean and sweep buses
Must wear company provided uniforms
Must follow department and university policies at all times
School bus driving skills and dealing with students, staff and visitors on a regular basis.
Great customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with customers
Ability to be a great ambassador for the university
Basic computer knowledge
Commercial bus driving skills
Ability to work with diverse people and provide relevant information
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Faculty and staff are expected (but not required) to have completed a full vaccination series for COVID-19 (currently defined as full course COVID-19 Vaccine (typically two shots of a WHO-approved COVID-19 Vaccine or one J&J) and a COVID-19 booster. Rice does not require documentation for COVID 19 vaccination at this time for faculty and staff. More information can be found here: https://coronavirus.rice.edu/policies
As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.