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Seasonal PTS Driver Non CDL

Seasonal PTS Driver Non CDL

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 5/17/2024
Freelancer

09-May-2024

Seasonal PTS Driver Non CDL

Campus Services

65775BR

Job Summary

Campus Services’ Transportation & Parking Unit:

We are committed to providing safe and reliable transportation and parking for the University community. This includes shuttle and van service, fleet management, parking, and our award-winning CommuterChoice Program which offers a few sustainable transportation options.

Operates fully accessible shuttle van as a supplement to the fixed route shuttle bus service.  Receives online ride requests via Harvard’s evening van mobile application and responds to requests throughout Cambridge / Allston campuses.  Assists passengers with mobility impairments as needed.

Job Summary:

Operates fully accessible shuttle van as a supplement to the fixed route shuttle bus service.  Receives online ride requests via Harvard’s evening van mobile application and responds to requests throughout Cambridge / Allston campuses.  Assists passengers with mobility impairments as needed.

Position Description

  • Operates shuttle van to meet scheduled and on-demand passenger pick-up requests.
  • Communicates on two-way radio with dispatcher to receive instructions and confirm changes, additions, or deletions from route schedule.Assists passengers with mobility impairments both entering and exiting.
  • Performs daily safety inspection of vehicle and equipment. 
  • Completes vehicle condition report that includes requests for maintenance and repair.
  • Utilizes on – demand electronic technology to provide safe ride services at night.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of related passenger transport experience preferred. 
  • Must possess strong verbal communication skills, a clear speaking voice and solid customer service skills, including courtesy, flexibility, sensitivity, patience, and humor. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a customer-focused team environment required.
  • Local knowledge of greater Boston, Allston, and Cambridge preferred.

Additional Qualifications and Skills

Technology Skills Required:  Basic understanding of mobile applications, ability to navigate with a GPS.

Special Requirements: Will be required to wear a uniform provided by employer.

Emergency Status Designation:  Critical Operations Personnel

Physical Requirements

  • Must be willing and able to perform physically demanding work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.  The incumbent needs the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.  
     
  • Required to sit for prolonged periods of time.

Working Conditions

COVID-19 – The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University. With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be up to date on CDC-recommended vaccines.

Additional Information

Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background screening. 
We regret that Harvard Central Administration & Campus Services does not provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship. 
This position has a 90-day orientation and review period.


Interviewing at Harvard:

When Submitting Your Candidacy on our Harvard Career Site: https://hr.harvard.edu/jobs

Please provide a cover letter with your application (resume) and upload it as one PDF document


About Campus Services

Campus Services is a multi-department organization within Harvard’s Central Administration providing a wide range of non-academic services to the University community. We employ more than 1,600 employees, 66% of which are front-line service and trades workers. Our workforce is also quite diverse, with employees representing 20+ countries.

We service the university by supporting Campus Operations, supporting international students and programs, bringing the Harvard Community together and our Campus Services shared services.
Learn more about Campus Services at: www.campusservices.harvard.edu

Accessibility:

Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to apply for positions and participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact our University Disability Resources Department at: https://accessibility.harvard.edu/


 

Work Format Details

This position is based primarily on-campus, in Massachusetts. This may include in-person during emergency situations (if applicable). Additional details will be discussed during the interview process. Certain visa types may limit work location. Individuals must meet work location sponsorship requirements prior to employment.

Benefits

We invite you to visit Harvard's Total Rewards website (https://hr.harvard.edu/totalrewards) to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which may include:

  • Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.
  • Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.
  • Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.
  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.
  • Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.
  • Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.
  • Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.

Job Function

Facilities

Department Office Location

USA - MA - Cambridge

Job Code

285013 Seasonal PTS Driver NoCDL

Work Format

On-Site

Sub-Unit

Transportation

Salary Grade

000

Department

102392

Annual Salary Range

$29.55

Union

42 - Int Un Oper Engineers Loc 877

Time Status

Full-time

Pre-Employment Screening

CORI, Criminal, DMV, Drug Testing, Employment, Identity

Schedule

Monday - Friday
8am to 4:30pm

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.