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University of Colorado Shuttle Bus Driver in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description

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.

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 9,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 450K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

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 is 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).

What We Offer:

Salary Range: Generally starting at $13.06 - $18.01/hr

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid vacation and time off, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services . Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck. Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado .

This position is dependent on the availability of auxiliary revenues funding.

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 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, 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. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements :

  • Posses and Maintain a Colorado CDL- Class B or higher, DOT physical card and passenger endorsement with airbrakes.

  • Routinely pass random drug and alcohol screening tests.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. Employee is occasionally required to move. Tasks may involve climbing, stooping, kneeling; requires near aquity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less) and far aquity (clarity of vision at 20 feet or more), depth perception, and field of vision. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

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 Apr 2, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name James Rehkopf

Posting Contact Email jrehkopf@uccs.edu

Posting Number 00400645

Req ID: 20693

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.

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