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Monarch Transit Driver

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Monarch Transit Driver
Position Number HR5631
Location Norfolk, VA
Type of Position Hourly
Type of Job Hourly/Wage
EEO Category H Service/Maintenance
Job Description

The Monarch Transit Driver is responsible for driving the campus shuttles on all regularly scheduled routes, special event routes, and supplementing the SafeRide driving staff. The drivers will provide safe and hospitable transport for University community members and guests. Drivers will communicate department and University information as the first point of contact representing the office of Transportation and Parking Services for passengers on board Monarch Transit vehicles. Drivers will assist the Daytime and Evening Transportation Supervisors in filling driver and route schedules, as well as assist in the driving for special event services provided with the use of Monarch Transit vehicles. Drivers will be responsive to changes and alterations in scheduled and unexpected service operations.

Type of Recruitment
Knowledge, skills and abilities

Basic knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia Motor Vehicle laws. Some knowledge of occupational hazards, safety precautions, and safety regulations related to multi-passenger motor vehicle operation. Some knowledge of the proper procedures for operating and inspecting motor vehicles prior to their use. Some knowledge of MS Office or related software. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Skill in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Navigational skills to read a map to locate addresses within designated service area. Demonstrated ability to learn the names and locations of buildings, the streets and addresses within the Safe Ride service area. Demonstrated ability to interact with the public promoting a positive image of the University and resolving customer service issues. Demonstrated ability to use automated dispatch software. Demonstrated ability to operate a multi-line telephone, tablet computer, 2-way radio, and/or mobile telephones. Demonstrated ability to interpret and follow established parking regulations, policies and procedures. Demonstrated ability to accurately and legibly complete routine forms and reports. Demonstrated ability to respond quickly using sound judgment to make appropriate decisions in stressful situations. Demonstrated ability to be punctual and complete work assignments in a timely fashion. Demonstrated ability to operate hand and power tools. Demonstrated ability to sit in a vehicle for extended periods of time.

Special licenses, registration or certification

Must Possess a Valid Virginia Class ‘C’ Commercial Driver’s License with a ‘P’ [Passenger] endorsement (or other U.S. State- issued Commercial Driver’s License accepted in Virginia, and meeting all minimum Virginia DMV Commercial Driver’s License standards) and insurable driving record.

Education or training


Level and type of experience

Some experience in passenger transportation, vehicle maintenance, and/or fleet management /operations or other related field. Some experience in a customer service related position.

Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification

Considerable experience driving a twenty passenger or larger Body on Chassis (BOC) or similar vehicle preferred. Considerable experience in passenger transportation, vehicle maintenance, and/or fleet management /operations or other related field. Knowledge of Old Dominion University campus facility’s names and locations, and surrounding neighborhood streets.
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).

Conditions of Employment

Commercial Drivers License Required. Subject to drug and alcohol testing. Subject to approved DMV records check. Regular weekend work required. Hours will vary from in the daytime between 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM and in the evening 7:00 PM and 2:30 AM. Evening and Weekend Work will be Required.

Hourly (wage) employees are restricted to working 29 hours per week on average or 1500 hours in total in the May 1 – April 30 period. This position does not have health insurance, retirement, or leave.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary non-negotiable $ - 12.00/hr

Posting Detail Information

Job Requisition Number S00533
Job Open To General Public
Open Date 09/25/2017
Close Date 12/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Commercial Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document