Shuttle Bus Driver

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Work type: Part Time
Location: Swarthmore
Categories: Staff

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods.

The Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Shuttle Bus Driver to operate Garnet Shuttle to transport students, staff and faculty safely from Rose Garden Circle on campus to the Target and Giant grocery store off campus and return to the Rose Garden Circle on campus.   This position provides reliable operation of the College's GARNET shuttle service. Tasks performed include transporting students and other passengers on and just off campus following a set schedule and maintaining clean and safe vehicles.  In order to minimize the interruption or delay of maintaining prescribed routes, drivers are expected to be dependable and timely in attendance.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Operate prescribed local shuttle in order to transport students safely to destinations on or just off campus; Remain flexible, as time allows, to accommodate special requests; Log mechanical problems or damage in order for the campus motor pool to maintain the vehicles in good running condition. Ensure proper levels of fuel; Maintain knowledge of construction or other detours (including hazardous conditions during inclement weather) in order to maintain the schedule; Inform passengers of the regulations governing food, drink, and appropriate behavior in order to maintain clean and safe shuttle interiors. Take responsibility for ensuring vehicles carry no more than the maximum number of passengers allowed by law. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a valid Class 6 Drivers License and be able to operate an ADA accessible ramp
  • Previous driving experience
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently
  • All hires of Swarthmore College must successfully pass a criminal background check to include a PA Statewide Criminal check, PA Child Abuse Clearance and FBI fingerprinting


  • Previous experience driving a shuttle bus.
  • Previous driving experience as a shuttle driver and/or CDL

This is a part-time position scheduled to work Sunday and Tuesday 8:00pm – 10:00pm.

Swarthmore actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  


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