Transit Bus Driver

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jul 17, 2021
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Transit Bus Driver

Job Title
Transit Bus Driver

Prairie View A&M University

Transportation Center

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location

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Job Description

The Transit Bus Driver is responsible for driving the Texas A&M University transit routes as scheduled and providing customer service by assisting passengers with questions on policies, routes, etc.

Positions are currently available for both 10 and 12 months. Candidates will be contacted directly by the Transportation Center if interested in interviewing an available candidate for the position.


  • Drives Texas A&M University transit routes as scheduled. Operates assigned equipment in a safe manner and in adherence to all University and Transit policies as well as local, state, and federal laws.
  • Provides customer service by assisting with questions on policies, routes, checking ID's, accurately documenting passenger counts, para service, etc.
  • Conducts a proper pre and post-trip vehicle inspection and note any discrepancies at the beginning and end of every shift. Reports any potentially hazardous vehicle maintenance or safety issues immediately to a Transit Supervisor or dispatch.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of all equipment assigned during shift.

Required Education, and Experience:

  • High school graduation or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Two years' work experience

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Open Until Filled

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to operate several types of buses and vans to the extent of maneuvering safely through congested traffic conditions, adverse weather and road conditions. Exhibit a high degree of mental concentration and independent judgment. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Valid vehicle operator's license and good driving record. Must be able to obtain State of Texas class 'B' vehicle operator's license (Commercial Drivers License with passenger endorsement and air brakes endorsement) within 45 days of employment.

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

Cover Letter

Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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