• Shuttle Bus Driver (On Demand)

    University of ColoradoColorado Springs, CO 80932

    Job #1421235527

  • Description

    This is a part-time, as-needed position, and is not eligible to receive all of the benefits normally provided to members of the university staff under the standard University of Colorado benefits programs. Position does accrue sick and vacation time based on actual hours worked.

    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.

    Job Duties:

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

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

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

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

    • Fuel buses when required.

    • Maintain proper passenger counts and related paperwork.

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

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

    • Must be flexible to assume other duties as assigned.

    • Position is part-time, time off coincides with semester breaks.

    • There are no Logs or Overnight trips.

    • Drivers are scheduled from 06:30 am - 11:00 p.m. for campus routes. Drivers also are scheduled Charter services 7 days a week.

    • Assist with cleaning of vehicles.

    • Drug Free Workplace

    • Pre-Employment drug test.

    Job Competencies:

    • Engagement with campus community regardless of ethnic, racial, political, gender, religious, intellectual background

    • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions

    • Ability to perform assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision

    • Apply related federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations

    • Customer service concepts and techniques to meet or exceed customer needs and expectations

    • Techniques for providing excellent service to all customer

    • Be able to safely operate 32 foot or longer buses over 25,000 lbs. GVWR

    • Drive in a legal and safe manner at all times

    • Provide minor vehicle maintenance such as replacing tail lamps

    • 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 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.

    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.


    Minimum Requirements :

    • Maintain a current and valid Colorado DOT Physical Card and CDL Class A or B with P2 endorsement, no air brake restriction.

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

    • Be subject to random drug and alcohol screening tests

    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 30, 2020

    Unposting Date Ongoing

    Posting Number 00736079

    Req ID: 19085

    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.