PAE, Inc Bus Driver/Operator (Shuttle Bus) in Iraq – Baghdad, United States

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Bus Driver/Operator (Shuttle Bus)

This is a trade’s position, based at the Union III Compound in Baghdad, Iraq and will be associated with Transportation department. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation

The successful candidate will operate all vehicles in a safe and knowledgeable manner:

  • 40 foot tractor/trailer combination in a confined area;

  • PAE and DOS light vehicles;

  • Shuttle bus

  • As a principle driver, he/she must perform the Pre-trip inspection (PTI) of the vehicle prior to use to ensure it is suitable for safe operation.

  • Perform any operator level maintenance required for safe operation.

  • Wear prescribed personnel protective equipment (PPE).

  • Truck Driver:

  • Perform water delivery/waste water/solid waste removal services IAW site service schedules and as required or directed to facilitate mission performance

  • Shuttle Bus:

  • Begin customer pick-up at the times stipulated by the Transportation Supervisor and follow prescribed route making stops at the designated locations.

  • Assist customers loading and unloading baggage as necessary.

  • Drop passengers at designated stops.

  • Properly transit through established checkpoints.

  • The driver must perform the Post-trip inspection to ensure the vehicle is fully mission capable for follow-on missions.


  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level: Must have five years’ experience as a truck driver with manual and automatic transmissions.

  • Licenses: Valid drivers’ license from Home of Record with proper endorsements for example Class A CDL. Must be licensed to operate passenger bus

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required

  • Security Vetting : Must possess a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) or be able to obtain a favorable MRPT certification prior to being hired is required for the position. In addition, the candidate must remain eligible at the required security level for the duration of the contract.

  • Language Skills: English communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required for this position

  • Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination


  • Relevant overseas contract experience

  • Experience working with PAE


  • Knowledge of all principles and processes involved in supporting contract responsibilities at an overseas facility

  • Experience providing excellent customer services

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks

  • Computer literate and capable of using Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team

  • Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change

  • Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information

  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Iraq for extended periods is required. Position may be located in a war zone in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment - temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50-55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere and extreme environment.

  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including but not limited to heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time; and being capable of running and ‘duck & cover’ during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk.

  • Must successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by PAE and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 6 days per week and 10 hours per day, some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums.

  • Must possess satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health and security measures.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PAE is a drug free workplace.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.