Shuttle bus driver position. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must pass background check and drug screening.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN15920B, Commuter Services - Operations
COMPENSATION: $14.00 per hour. Strong benefit package including Bus/TRAX pass, tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.
WORK SCHEDULE: This is a full time position, 40 hours/week, days.
Operate a shuttle bus and smaller passenger type vehicles. Provide transit service to the campus community along fixed routes as well as scheduled A.D.A. service. Load and secure wheel chair passengers using the wheel chair lifts and tie downs supplied in all buses as applicable. Inspect equipment daily for damage, equipment failures, and safety items to ensure the safe use of the equipment while performing assigned duties. Fill out, in writing, the Daily Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR). All routes are extremely time sensitive therefore all drivers must be punctual, report to work on time and drive routes as scheduled. All drivers are expected to arrive in uniform no less than 15 minutes prior to scheduled shift. The ability to follow shut down procedures, clean out buses and empty garbage is necessary. Driver needs to be safe, courteous, and professional. Must be able to sit for long periods of time as well as stand for periods of time. May instruct others of a lesser classification in methods of operating heavy vehicles and equipment as instructed by the crew leader. Performs clean-up service as necessary to provide a pleasant environment for the University community.
QUALIFICATIONS: Six months experience operating commercial motor vehicles (over 26,000 lbs. GVW); a valid Utah Commercial Drivers License class A or B; an airbrake license; Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card; proof of insurability; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Ability to pass a drug /alcohol test required. During employment, must submit to random drug & alcohol testing. Dependent upon department of hire one or more of the following endorsements may be required: HAZMET, Tanker, Passenger. The ability to move heavy objects (up to 100 lbs.) may be required.
PREFERENCES: Excellent familiarity with connecting UTA and TRAX routes.
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SYSTEM TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS JOB:
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