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Temporary Hire - Transportation Shuttle Driver

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Work type: Staff Part Time
Categories: Other Staff Positions, Seasonal - All Other

Transportation Shuttle Driver

Department of Transportation

Non-Benefited (Seasonal) Position

The Transportation Department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is looking for a responsible individual to drive 14-passenger University shuttles. The main task is to transport passengers consisting of guests, students, and employees on fixed routes and for special events.


Shift Hours

On-Campus Express Route and Student Transport

1:00PM - 6:00PM* or

12:00PM - 6:00PM*

*This position ranges in hours from 30-40 hours a week depending upon event request and other operational needs. Shifts are normally 5 hours in length but may vary based upon event and operational needs. On occasion, later or earlier hours may be assigned if needed.

Starting pay is $17 per hour.  


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have experience transporting passengers with 14-passenger shuttles and vans and must be able to operate them on all routes.
  • Must be able to drive for local and long-distance routes
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a clean driving record with the Registry of Motor Vehicles
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must complete an annual Defensive Driver Safety Course provided by the University


Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Additionally, all members of the campus community must obtain a Covid-19 booster shot and provide proof when requested. Individuals who are not yet eligible to receive a booster shot must obtain one within 30 days from the date they become eligible.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available. 


To apply, please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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