Job Information

University of Utah Shuttle Bus Driver 2 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 07/21/2021

Requisition Number PRN27040B

Job Title Vehicle Operator 2

Working Title Shuttle Bus Driver 2

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

TBD . Our normal hours of operation are from 5:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. 7 days a week.

VP Area President

Department 00450 - Commuter Services - Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $18.00/h

Close Date 10/21/2021

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Shuttle bus driver position.

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Must pass background check and drug screening.

Responsibilities

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.

Minimum 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: HAZMAT , Tanker, Passenger. The ability to move heavy objects (up to 100 lbs.) may be required. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.

Preferences

Previous bus driving experience highly preferred.

Excellent familiarity with connecting UTA and TRAX routes.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.