Tram Driver
University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA

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USC Auxiliary Services, one of the largest divisions at The University of Southern California, is a dynamic organization comprised of five integral business units: USC Bookstores, USC Hospitality, USC Housing, USC Transportation, the Radisson Hotel, and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena. At USC Auxiliary Services, we strive “to create the best USC experience” with quality products and services that anchor our Los Angeles campuses. Whether you come to USC for a day’s visit, a world-class education, or a rewarding career, there’s a good chance you’ll be shopping, dining, riding, or staying with us!

USC Auxiliary Services is seeking a Tram Driver to join its Transportation team.

The Tram Driver will be responsible for safely transporting passengers to and from various destinations on and around the university campus utilizing trams with passenger capacities of 23-42 passengers. The Tram Driver will also assist management with staff planning, responding to accident and vehicle breakdowns and completing route, DVIR and uniform audits.

Job Accountabilities:
Provides customer service to students, faculty, staff and external customers and maintains a friendly, helpful demeanor.
Conducts daily pre and post trip vehicle safety inspections.
Maintains daily route schedule through adherence to assigned routes and time schedules.
Maintains knowledge of and compliance with all state and federal commercial drivers’ rules and regulations as well as all University policies and procedures.
Controls and monitor access to the University campus.
Monitors campus perimeter and observe and report crime.
Work with management to assist with staff planning; respond to accident and vehicle breakdowns and complete route, DVIR and uniform audits.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
No set schedule. May have to work overtime, weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.

USC has excellent benefits including health benefits for staff and family eligibility for retirement plans including employer contribution, tuition benefits for staff and family, life insurance, free Professional Development classes and discounts to USC sporting events.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

NOTE : Driving record must show no moving violations or DUI convictions in last three years. Drug screening required prior to employment and random test thereafter.

Must have Class B license with passenger endorsement, Airbrake Certification or ability to obtain airbrake certification within 90 days and Los Angeles Department of Transportation ( LADOT ) permit or ability to obtain permit within 60 days.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education
High school or equivalent Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience
2 years Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise
Bus Driving (Passenger Transport) and customer service experience. Must possess valid California Class B driver’s license with passenger endorsement. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education
Associate’s Degree

Preferred Experience
3 Years

May oversee student, temporary and/or casual workers.

Supervises - Nature of Work

Preferred Field of Expertise

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