(Part-time) Shuttle Driver

Harrison Township, MI
Part Time
Lake St. Clair Metropark
Student (High School)

PAY RATE: $16.85 per hour (Up to 1,500 hours per year)

Eligible part-time employees will receive up to a $3.75 per hour retention bonus for all hours worked from Memorial Day through Labor Day. For details click here.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Drives bus to transport passengers over an established route with designated stops according to schedule, or as needed. Develops and maintains favorable working relationships with park guests and other park employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The list below is intended to describe the general nature of duties only. Employee shall perform other duties as assigned.

  • Deliver customers to appropriate destination in a safe and courteous manner
  • Greet each customer personally in a friendly and welcoming manner
  • Operate the shuttle in accordance with all laws and regulations while following park policy to ensure a safe and pleasant operating environment
  • Assist customer(s) load and unload, enter and exit vehicle and miscellaneous customer needs
  • Notify Manager of any customer or vehicle problems including daily maintenance, including but not limited to ensuring proper oil, tire and fluid levels
  • Provide appropriate park information, distribute maps and handouts as required
  • Communicate with dispatch via 2-way radio or cellular phone
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Transport park guests between designated pickup points
  • As necessary, assists passengers on and off bus
  • Regulates heating, lighting, and ventilating systems for passenger comfort
  • Complies with local traffic regulations; drives safely in all situations
  • Reports accidents, or injuries to designated Dispatcher
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and compliance with bus transportation rules and regulations promulgated by local, state and federal agencies
  • Completes pre-trip and post-trip inspections according to written procedure
  • Ensures that bus is parked correctly
  • Ensures that vehicle fuel tank is filled at beginning and end of shift
  • Cleans interior and exterior of bus after each trip
  • Notifies dispatcher of any civil driving infraction, receipt of traffic ticket, suspension of license, expiration of driving credentials, etc. as soon as it occurs.


  • Must have a high school diploma/GED
  • Must possess a valid MI CDL Driver’s License with proper endorsements (P)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • No more than 2 moving violations and/or at-fault accidents on driving record in the past 3 years. No drug or alcohol related conviction on driving record in the past 5 years.
  • Previous driving experience in similar vehicle (large shuttle van or bus)
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds to assist customers.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely works in outside weather conditions.  The employee may be exposed to heat, wet and/or humid conditions, chemicals, animals, foliage, and vegetation, etc.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:  Selection process may include, but not limited to, any or all the following: formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interviews, reference check, job related tests, psychological exam, and physical exam to include drug screen.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employee and Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority and is subject to change by HCMA based on the needs and requirements of the organization.

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