Bus Driver II, Parking Garage - Office of Transportation Management

Washington D.C.
Nov 16, 2017
Apr 05, 2019
Driver, Management
Full Time
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Bus Driver II, Parking Garage - Office of Transportation Management

The Bus Driver serves primarily as a driver position with multifaceted tasks as staffing shortages are identified on each shift.  Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, the Bus Driver II has duties that include but are not limited to:

Transit Operations

  • Operates all types of University mass transit vehicles to transport University employees, students and visitors within campus and to and from off campus locations.
  • Operates buses on daily scheduled routes and operates other equipment such as golf carts or jitneys for on-campus transportation. 
  • May operate especially equipped vans to transport students/employees with disabilities.
  • Checks IDs as passengers board the bus.
  • Conducts pre-trip inspections and performs routine maintenance to ensure the vehicle is clean and safe to operate.
  • Follows all local motor vehicle laws and regulations and applicable University rules and guidelines to ensure efficient and safe transportation of passengers.
  • Communicates with supervisor or other authorized department personnel in accordance with department guidelines to ensure effective communication. 
  • Notifies supervisor immediately of problems relating to bus operation, customer complaints and related matters. 
  • Completes and submits vehicle inspection, accident and similar reports to enable department to maintain a written record or regular maintenance and problems.

Regulations Enforcement

  • Enforces University parking and traffic regulations to provide for public safety and to ensure availability of parking spaces for registered parkers, authorized visitors and University vehicles. 
  • Patrols University roadways, parking garages and surface lots. 
  • Issues citations to vehicles parked in fire lanes or other improperly parked vehicles on University grounds.

Access Control & Collection Administration

  • Controls access to assigned parking lot area, stops and checks all vehicles entering in their lane for decals or passes. 
  • Issues free passes to authorized visitors whose names are on the visitor list. 
  • Issues passes and collects fees from visitors if spaces are available. 
  • Explains garage policies such as no blocking roadways and fire lanes. 
  • Reports problems to supervisor.
  • Maintains record of fees collected to ensure proper accounting of monies received. 
  • Keeps list of passes issued and fees collected.
  • Deposits monies received in cash drawer.
  • At end of shift drops money in the safe which is located in the OTM office.
  • Assists with the collection of debris and emptying trash cans in the garage as needed.


  • High School diploma or certified equivalency
  • At least 6 months experience operating passenger buses and vans or similar public service or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Commercial Driver's License - Class B with air brake qualifications and passenger endorsement from DC, MD or VA.
  • If outside metropolitan area, willingness to transfer license
  • Ability to pass pre-employment background check and drug and alcohol tests
  • Preference for experience handling money  

The Bus Driver II is considered an emergency position that requires that incumbent reports to work during inclement weather at the regularly scheduled time, regardless of whether the University is closed, opening late, or closing early.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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