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University of Colorado Shuttle Bus Driver in Colorado Springs, Colorado


Provide and maintain a safe and secure environment in which academic pursuits may flourish, in accordance with the established goals of the University of Colorado, through service in the following area:

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES : Provide daily shuttle services for students to and from far parking lots, provide Charter services to departments needing to transport students/faculty/staff to locations off UCCS property.

This 50% position will only work during the Fall, Spring and Summer terms each year, which is approximately 40 weeks per year, working an average of 20 hours per week. This position will not work during academic semester breaks.

Job Duties :

  • Provide safe, dependable transportation on and around the campus area.

  • Assist with light maintenance of vehicles, refueling vehicles, cleaning vehicles and performance of vehicle safety inspections.

  • Be available to drive for other drivers that have called in sick or are otherwise unable to work their regular shift.

  • Drive charters for athletic teams, school organizations and others as required.

  • Safely assist loading, unloading and securing of disabled passengers in a professional manner

  • Training campus community to drive motor pool vans.

  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections with a high degree of accuracy and safety.

  • Fuel and DEF buses when required.

  • Maintain proper passenger counts and related paperwork.

  • Use good judgment when need arises to alter assigned routes due to traffic conditions.

  • Be prepared to work any time of day or night, to include weekends.

  • Assist with light office duties such as data entry, filing paperwork, and making copies.

  • Assist with cleaning of vehicles.

  • Other assigned duties as needed.

Job Competencies:

  • Be able to safely operate 40 foot buses.

  • Drive in a legal and safe manner at all times.

  • Provide minor vehicle maintenance such as replacing tail lamps and headlights.

  • Office duties such as filing paperwork or computer data entry.

This position has been determined to be eligible for overtime (non-exempt) under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Hourly Pay Rate: $16.19

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers a full benefits package. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at .

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Minimum Requirements :

  • Maintain a Colorado CDL- Class B or higher, DOT physical cardMust have a passenger endorsement on CDL with airbrakes.

  • Must maintain a valid DOT physical card at all times.

  • Routinely pass random drug and alcohol screening tests

  • One year of driving experience.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Two years of driving experience

Job: Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Job Category Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts

Department C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus

Schedule Part-time

Posting Date Aug 26, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Natalie Skaggs

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00400645

Req ID: 19014

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.