Shuttle Driver

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Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole

Job Summary

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Shuttle Driver to join the Facilities Department. This is a regular, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits.


Reporting to the Distribution Supervisor and under general direction provides transportation to and from our Quissett campus to our Village Campus.


The consistent shift for this position is 1:30-4 pm every Friday and pick up additional hours as needed.  This position will be approximately 4-19 hours a week depending on the needs of the organization.

Essential Functions

  • Drives a shuttle bus to transport employees and guests between our Quissett and Village campus locations and/or other designated destinations in a timely manner
  • Apply knowledge of driving and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speed in difficult situations, such as inclement weather and heavy traffic
  • Provides excellent customer service to our employees and guests including greeting employees/guests and provide on boarding assistance, if applicable.
  • Completes all required paperwork on a regular basis.
  • Report any safety concern immediately to management
  • Inspect vehicle daily and report any damage or safety concerns immediately to management
  • Understand all emergency procedures

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.



Special Requirements

  • Must be able to obtain TWIC card
  • Must be able to work outside as a driver in all weather conditions 
  • Must be able to meet the requirements set forth in the Driver Safety & Motor Vehicle Policy
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test  
  • Valid driver’s license with excellent driving record 

Physical Requirements

Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift less than 25 lbs independently, 2 times per day; carry 10-25 lbs, 2 times per day. Visual abilities to include near, far, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions, communicate effectively in loud areas (pier/dock, warehouse). Other physical tasks include occasional prolonged standing/walking; use of hands for basic /fine grasping and manipulation, repetitive motion, reaching above and below the shoulders, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, twisting, and stooping. Other occupational requirements include talking, traveling, working around others, and with others. Will be exposed to dust or other irritants and electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards. Physical duties are subject to change.


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