Bus Driver

TITLE:Bus Driver
Facilities Services
DATE POSTED: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
LOCATION: Longview
REPORTS TO: Facilities Director


Temporary/Occasional position with varying hours, responsibilities will require flexible hours that can include days, evenings, weekends, and overnight travel.


LeTourneau University offers year-round transportation for our students, including daily transit from our Longview campuses, and some summer, evening, and weekend trips. Primary role of candidate is as a driver while school is in session. 

Candidate must have the ability to:

  • Transport students to and from the university, following a preplanned route according to a specified time schedule
  • Conduct daily routine safety inspections and report all findings to Fleet Services Coordinator
  • Inspect and adjust engine fluid levels and fuel the bus, in addition to other aspects of a regular maintenance schedule
  • Keep interior and exterior of the buses clean on a daily basis
  • Maintain required transportation record and report any traffic violations and/or accidents during working hours to supervisor and proper authorities
  • Operate bus in a safe manner that complies with state and local law and in a manner that demonstrates Christian care and principle at all time
  • Assist passengers in the operation of heating and ventilation equipment on the bus
  • Assume responsibility for the safety of passengers upon boarding and exiting the bus at their destination, aid passengers with luggage, and answer questions regarding bus service
  • Perform assigned duties with frequent time pressures and in a sometimes disruptive environment
  • Attend/participate in safety and training meetings
  • Demonstrate professional and positive attitude/demeanor at all times


  • High School diploma or GE 
  • Maintain a valid fully unrestricted Commercial Drivers License CDL Class “B” with Airbrake and Passenger endorsements
  • Must be 21 Years of age
  • Minimum of one (1) year of commercial driving experience
  • Good driving record with no DUI or convictions
  • Able to maintain a D.O.T. physical
  • Ability to carry an object up to 75 pounds, bend and twist frequently, and work in inclement weather conditions
  • Must pass a drug test and will be placed in a pool for random substance abuse testing
  • LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.



Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.
In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.
Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current résumé to:
LeTourneau University
LeTourneau University
Facilities Services
P O Box 7001
Longview, TX   75607-7001
(903) 233-3550
(903) 233-3551 (fax)
e-mail: beverlyhopkins@letu.edu


Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity, LeTourneau University integrates learning, living and Christian leadership in a community of integrity, academic quality and technological innovation.

LeTourneau University is a regionally accredited interdenominational Christ-centered university offering undergraduate degrees in aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care management, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology. Graduate degree offerings include business administration, health care administration, counseling, education, engineering, marriage & family therapy, psychology and strategic leadership.

Nearly 2,730 students attend LeTourneau University. Around 1,350 of these students are enrolled in programs at LETU's residential campus, while more than 1,380 make up the university's global campus, attending classes online and at educational centers in Dallas and Houston.

LETU students typically represent all 50 states, nearly 30 countries, and more than 50 denominational groups. The SAT average of entering residential freshmen is often 140-160 points above the national average and indicate a strong academic quality, although provision is made for students with lower scores who possess evidence of potential achievement.

LeTourneau has been consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges." LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The business program is accredited by IACBE. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See http://www.letu.edu for more information.