Bus Driver II

Washington D.C.
Dec 04, 2018
Apr 05, 2019
Full Time
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Bus Driver II

Operates all sizes of University transit vehicles along all published routes and scheduled charters in compliance with local, federal and University regulations governing transit vehicle operations to provide safe and efficient mass transit operations for the Georgetown University community. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Operates buses on daily scheduled routes to pick up students from Metro and bus stops and other off-campus locations. Operates other equipment such as golf carts for on-campus transportation. 
  • May operate especially equipped vans to transport students/employees with disabilities.  Checks IDs or passes and/or collects money.
  • Conducts pre-trip inspections and performs routine maintenance to ensure the vehicle is clean and safe to operate.  Checks engine, oil and other fluids, brakes and lights.  Takes corrective action as necessary to include adding fluid, changing light bulbs or informing supervisor of a problem.  Checks bus/van for cleanliness and cleans as necessary.
  • 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 communications.  Carries a two-way radio at all times while on duty to enable department staff to notify driver of problems and special needs and to keep dispatcher notified of time of arrival and departure at each stop.  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 of regular maintenance and problems.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of six months experience operating passenger buses and vans or similar public service or equivalent combination of training and experience acceptable
  • Must have Commercial Drivers License - Class B with air brake qualifications and passenger endorsement from jurisdiction where incumbent resides
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol test

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