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Bus Driver
Summary
Title:Bus Driver
ID:343
Department:TRANSPORTATION
Job Type:Part Time
Work Shift:N/A
Description
 
Bus Driver
 

Mission and Scope


The purpose of this position is to provide safe and reliable transportation for all Space Camp Programs, daily groups and all special events in a professional manner ensuring that guests receive quality service that reflects the Mission, Vision and Spirit of the USSRC.

This position reports to the Transportation Supervisor and the Assistant Director of Logistics.

Qualifications


Education: High School or G.E.D.

Experience: 2-3 years’ experience driving commercial vehicles required. Class B with Passenger and Air Brake endorsement or higher Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Must have some knowledge of bus operations and equipment; demonstrated substantive experience in the operations of large buses, minibuses and/or vans.


Physical Requirements of the Position

This position has the following special requirements:

  1. Walking and climbing (stairs) to access other departments, buildings and company vehicles.
  2. Sitting for prolonged periods of time (over 3 hours) several times a day while driving center vehicles and lifting up to 40lbs waist high.
  3. Bending, kneeling, reaching to inspect center vehicles and operate controls.
  4. Reading, sight, wrist movements and feeling to operate center vehicles.
  5. Talking and hearing to communicate with supervisor, guests, and employees in person and to give verbal instructions to passengers.
  6. Ability to safely enter and exit all center vehicles.

This position involves working the operation of center vehicles in various weather conditions and temperatures. The position deals extensively with guests and children. The position deals with employees who interact with assigned area of responsibility.

 

Work Hours

  1. Days: 6:00am-3:00pm
  2. Nights: 3:00pm-11:00pm

 

General Requirements

  1. Willingness to be open to learning and growing
  2. Interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a team
  3. Must possess a valid Class B with Passenger and Air Brake endorsement
  4. Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries
  5. At least 21 years of age  
  6. Able to meet all DOT regulations for safety
  7. Maturity of judgment and behavior
  8. Accepts full responsibility of their actions and how these may affect others



Professional Standards

  1. Understands and follows all policies & procedures
  2. Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance, presents self in a highly professional manner to others.
  3. Ensures the safety of bus passengers
  4. Maintains a positive and professional attitude toward the position & USSRC with the understanding promptness and being at assigned location reflects upon the USSRC.
  5. Maintains a positive and professional approach to special requests and schedule changes.

 

Teamwork Standards

  1. Takes an interest and initiative in the development of the Department’s team
  2. Maintains pleasant and professional relationship with co-workers & assists as needed
  3. Remains positive about the team and facilitates an optimistic approach to resolution of issues
  4. Maintains productive, effective and professional relationships with all departments


Position Duties

  1. Transport guests of the USSRC and Space Camp to and from the Huntsville Airport, Surrounding Schools and other locations within State.
  2. Drive Tour bus for the Marshall Space Flight Center Bus Tour.
  3. Operate M900 truck and other center vehicles for transportation between Aviation Challenge and Space Camp Facilities.
  4. Operate any USSRC vehicle and meet any other transportation requirements that might arise.
  5. Operate company vehicles in an effective, efficient, and safe manner and ensure that all malfunctions are reported promptly for repair.
  6. Transports employees, guests, and trainees in a safe and timely manner.
  7. Respond to, and whenever possible, resolve guests’ questions and complaints promptly and in a manner, that reflects the Mission, Vision, and Spirit of the USSRC.
  8. Meet or exceed the expectations of the Transportation Supervisor for the accurate and timely completion of related tasks and assignments.


The above duties reflect the general responsibilities necessary to describe the principal work functions of the job, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be in the position.
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