Description: Responsible for safely operating the bus according to a set daily schedule. The Bus Driver must ensure that the bus is in good operating condition at all times, pick up and drop off students as per the schedule, assist students when necessary, maintain order and security on the bus and obey all laws, regulations and rules of conduct. It is critical for the Bus Driver to operate the bus in a safe manner.
Minimum Requirements: A class III CDL driver's license and safe driving history. A drug test and physical assessment will be required. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of highway and university bus regulation, how to deal with students, how to deal with students with special needs, scheduling system and procedures, record keeping system and equipment cleaning standards and procedures. Must demonstrate the following skills: ability to operate bus in a safe and responsible manner, client service and public interaction skills, team building, analytical and problem solving skills, decision making skills, effective verbal and listening communications skills, ability to read and write to record pickups and maintain daily records, stress management skills, and time management skills. Basic computer skills and knowledge.
Hourly Rate: Commensurate with experience.
Work Hours per Week: Up to 25 hours per week.
Work Hours: Varied including nights, holidays, weekends, and possible overnight travel.
Class Code: KD40 – State Title: Equipment Operator II – Band: 02
Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.sc.gov. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged. See position status at www.lander.edu/hr. Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.