In the ever expanding city of Los Angeles, Trojans need reliable and convenient transportation options.Â USC TransportationÂ has risen to meet that need, operating parking structures, busses, student-run Campus Cruisers and a fuel station. To meet the unique needs of each Trojan, Transportation also coordinates with numerous taxi companies and rental car agencies to provide a vast source of transit options. A division of USC Auxiliary Services, Transportation is always looking for new ways to make USC safer and more convenient for students, athletes, faculty, staff, and visitors.
We are seeking aÂ Shuttle DriverÂ to join our rapidly growing team.
Greeting each guest with a smile is the first step to making them feel welcome on the USC campus. As a member of USCâs Transportation team, the Shuttle Driver will be one of the first, and most regular, faces interacting with our guests! The Shuttle Driver will have the opportunity to safely transport our students, faculty, staff and guests to and from various destinations on and around USCâs campus. You will be expected to reflect our high customer service standards with a friendly and helpful demeanor.Â
Provide customer service to students, faculty, staff and external customers. Maintain a friendly, helpful demeanor.
Conduct daily pre- and post-trip vehicle safety inspections.
Maintain daily route schedule through adherence to assigned routes and time schedules.
Maintain knowledge of and compliance with all state and federal commercial driversâ rules and regulations as well as all University policies and procedures.
Control and monitor access to the University campus.
Monitor campus perimeter to prevent crime. Observe and report incidents as needed.
Work with management to assist with staff planning. Respond to accident and vehicle breakdowns and complete route,DVIRÂ and uniform audits.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
No set schedule. May have to work overtime, weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.
Education: High School or equivalent combined experience and education as substitute for minimum education.
Experience: 2 years or equivalent combined education and experience as substitute for minimum experience.
Bus driving or passenger transport experience.
Must possess valid California Class B driverâs license with passenger endorsement.
Airbrake Certification or ability to obtain Airbrake Certification within 90 days.
Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) permit or ability to obtain permit within 60 days.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
Customer service experience.
Driving record must show no moving violations or DUI convictions in last three years. Drug screening required prior to employment, with random testing thereafter.
Ability to effectively communicate in English.
What We Prefer:
Associateâs Degree or higher.
3 years of experience.
Ability to supervise student and/or temporary workers.
The Trojan Family Rewards:
We pride ourselves in creating theÂ BEST USC EXPERIENCE, and that begins with our employees! We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs that support our staff and their families including:
Benefits:Â dental and vision plans, tuition assistance for our employees and their families, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, 2:1 retirement plan contributions, child care centers and up to $50,000 housing subsidy. And because we are a qualifying public service organization, you may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for educational loans. Donât believe us? VisitÂ benefits.usc.edu.
Perks: discounts to USCÂ sporting events,Â USCÂ Bookstores, wireless plans, travel, accommodations, and local entertainment.Â
Career Growth: We are the largest private employer in Los Angeles offering tremendous development opportunities in multiple fields and industries. The Trojan Network connects current and previous members of the Trojan family to create an endless professional network.
This support advocates work-life balance and employee well-being. As members of the Trojan family, employees are connected by the traditions and history that make us proud to be Trojans!
As an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust and synergy amongst all of its members.
USC has great minds that transform the world with their talents and research. Will you be one? Join us!
Minimum Education: High school or equivalent Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 2 years Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Bus Driving (Passenger Transport) and customer service experience. Must possess valid California Class B driver's license with passenger endorsement. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
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