Now Hiring Mini-Bus/Shuttle Drivers


Illini Shuttle operates between Champaign and Chicago Airports and Suburbs. We've been operating airport shuttle service since October, 2004.

Here's a short video showing an important part of the job: Typical Campus Pick-Up

We're growing, and we need you on our team!


Driving for Illini Shuttle has several benefits over other driving jobs:

Compensation & Benefits

We are currently hiring full-time and part-time Mini-Bus/Shuttle drivers.

Full-Time: You'll drive five or six trips to Chicago area each week (you choose whether you are a five day driver or six day driver). You'll typically work the same days each week, and specific trip assignments are known about 3 days in advance. Wage is $15/hr initially and $15.50 after 6 months of excellent service. All time is straight time. A $200/month health insurance allowance (to pay for insurance you purchase) is provided for employee after eight weeks of service.

Part-Time: You'll drive three trips per week, including at least one weekend day. Wage is $14.50/hr initially and $15 after 6 months of excellent service.

Training is paid at minimum wage and takes about 30 hours. Health insurance begins after eight week probationary period. You'll receive a $200 training completion bonus after you've driven your 10th trip after training.

Full-time employees both get one week of paid vacation starting one year after you drive your 10th trip after training.

Drivers with strong communication skills who demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment, and who are safe and reliable may be invited to do additional non-driving work, such as supervising loadings, training new drivers, etc.

Home Base

Our storage lot is located in north Champaign and our repair shop is located in north Urbana. You'll report to work at these locations.


Mini-Bus/Shuttle Driver

Application Process

Before you can drive for us, we'll check you out:


Application Instructions


Do you have any questions? Send us a quick email at illinishuttlejobs1801 *at*

Our Equipment

Mercedes-built Sprinter shuttles