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Shuttle Van Driver, Security

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There's nothing like a nice drive through the Chicago Botanic Garden, especially when you're paid to do it. As a shuttle van driver, you will work every Sunday and on holidays, driving employees, volunteers, and others from a remote parking area to the heart of the Garden and back. An excellent driving record and customer service skills are required.

To drive a van to transport staff, volunteers, and other personnel to their workplaces within the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Driving a shuttle van on designated route at designated time to transport riders
  • Providing assistance to any riders who need or request it
  • Keeping records for ridership as requested by the Security Department
  • Keeping the van clean, fueled, and in working condition
  • Providing reasonable assistance to security officers when requested

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Licensed driver insurable by the Chicago Horticultural Society
Physical Demands: 
Must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs. Must be able to work overtime as required by the operational needs of the department.
Why Apply?: 

Come work in a setting that is like no other as you support our mission: We cultivate the power of plants to sustain and enrich life. Take the first step toward being one of the employees who make the Garden one of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Apply today. Please note that applicants who do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of personnel so classified.