Bus Driver

Position: Full-time 12-month

Department: Transportation
Report to: Director of Transportation

Primary Functions:
The Bus Driver is responsible for providing safe and dependable transportation for the Beacon College community.

Specific Responsibilities:
The following duties are customary for this position; however, this may not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be assigned, added or removed per management discretion and institutional needs.

  • Drive for the established shuttle routes to various locations in Leesburg and surrounding areas as needed;
  • Serving as a driver for Beacon College’s clubs and organizations for local outings as needed;
  • Providing transportation in support of the Center for Career Development for student internships;
  • Providing transportation in support of academic field trips;
  • Assisting student affairs and all college personnel as requested;
  • Enforcing the College’s Student Code of Conduct and reporting violations in writing;
  • Conducting pre- and post-trip safety vehicle inspections;
  • Logging shuttle trips, mileage, and Code of Conduct violations;
  • Providing medical transportation and inclement weather transportation as needed;
  • Maintaining a strong customer service orientation with students, parents, staff and faculty;
  • Beacon College buses are drug and tobacco free;
  • Becoming familiar with all college policies and procedures, and complying with these policies and procedures.


  • High school diploma required;
  • Possess a valid Florida class “A” or “B” driver’s license with a “P” endorsement;
  • Possess current medical certificate;
  • Must be able to operate all Beacon vehicles, wheel chair lifts and able to properly secure wheel chair riders;
  • Must be able to balance oneself, climb up steps, strongly grip objects, stoop, bend, push, pull and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Be physically capable of assisting persons with special needs;
  • Be able to safely operate a vehicle in inclement weather conditions;
  • Pre-employment drug screen, MVR and background check;
  • Able to work flexible hours and weekends as needed;
  • Maintain a strong customer service orientation with students, parents, faculty and staff;
  • Assist student affairs and all College personnel as requested;
  • Attend all professional development and driver training as required;
  • Become familiar with all college policies and procedures, and complying with these policies and procedures;
  • All other duties as assigned.
Job Category: Staff

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