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Shuttle Bus Operator Trainee

  • Job ID: 21000299
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Varied Daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: UPMC Transportation
  • Location: 1920 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $23.45 / hour


At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason — to make Life Changing Medicine happen. Join our team and you will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better.

Why Join UPMC?

We don’t just take care of patients — we take care of our team, too. And we have the data to prove it. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader you can expect:

  • AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers. And 2020 Corporate Equality Index.
  • A recent study showed that UPMC benefits are 20% higher in value than other healthcare providers in our market.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities to grow in your career at UPMC

A successful employee at UPMC is compassionate, determined, committed, and ambitious. Are you eager to be a part of health care excellence? If so, apply today!

Are you interested in obtaining your CDL and passenger endorsement?  If so, join our UPMC Corporate Supply Chain team as a Shuttle Bus Operator Trainee!  

This is a wonderful opportunity to attend in-house training to learn the skills needed to take the State Department of Transportation Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exam.  Upon receiving the CDL and passenger endorsement, the trainee moves into a Shuttle Bus Operator position within the department.  Our Shuttle Bus Operators are responsible for driving our employees from designated UPMC parking lots to their work location within the city.  Trainees who do not complete the training or do not pass the CDL exam per program guidelines will be terminated.


  • Learns to maintain ridership information and report per company processes and maintain route standards and only stray from the designated route with permission of management or law enforcement.
  • Learns D.O.T. compliance requirements and how to remain compliant with all regulations and guidelines established by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA), Driver License, Medical Card, Motor Vehicle Resource (MVR).
  • Develop and foster a strong working relationship with all riders and co-workers. 
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to all passengers. 
  • Demonstrate safe working and driving actions. 
  • Complies with all UPMC Employee Transit policies and procedures.
  • Participates actively in maintaining cleanliness standards in buses and UPMC facilities.
  • Fuel vehicles according to company policy.


  • High School Graduate/GED is required.
  • Valid driver's license is required. 
  • Strong customer service background. 
  • Ability to manage change in a busy environment required. 
  • Good driving record required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: (to be acquired after offer acceptance and before start date – we will provide instructions on how to obtain)

  • Both Commercial Drivers License Class B and Passenger Endorsement are required within 6 months of hire OR Current Commercial Driver's License Class B and receiving a Passenger Endorsement within 3 months of hire required.  
  • DOT Medical Card Clearance
  • Cleared to drive according to FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearing House.

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

At UPMC, we strive to ensure that diversity, inclusion, dignity, respect, and cultural awareness is at the core of everything we do. By fostering an environment where every member of our team has a voice, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, age, or culture, we aim to emphasize a simple point: who you are is important, and who you are has a place at UPMC.

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct