Description: Responsible for overseeing and coordinating all bus activities including bus driver supervision, scheduling, maintenance, driving, and safety. Hires and trains new bus drivers. Responsible for driving shuttle or trolley bus as needed.
Minimum Requirements: High school diploma with a minimum of two years of bus driving experience. Must possess a current South Carolina commercial driver’s license with proper endorsements to drive a school/activity bus, and pass a DOT drug and alcohol testing. Supervisory or leadership experience. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics. A valid driver's license and safe driving history.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong administrative, technical and communication skills. Knowledge of DOT guidelines, highway and university bus regulation, how to deal with students, how to deal with students with special needs, bus routine and preventative maintenance, scheduling system and procedures, record keeping system and equipment cleaning standards and procedures. Strong computer skills and knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Ability to operate bus in a safe and responsible manner. Client service and public interaction skills, team building, analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to train others on policies and procedures.
Hire Range: $31,200 – $33,280 annually
Work Hours: Varied to include nights, weekends, holidays and possible overnight travel.
Class Code: KD45 – State Title: Equipment Operator III
Position #: 000465 – Band: 03
Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.sc.gov and received by September 20, 2017. 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.