Institutional Bus DriverUniversity of Central Arkansas
Institutional Bus Driver
Position Summary: The Institutional Bus driver is responsible for operating large passenger motor carriers and transporting passengers to specific destinations outside of the general area. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Job Responsibilities: Read maps, plan travel routes and schedules. Make routine inspections of bus and equipment for proper operation, safety, and maintenance. Coordinates any special requirements necessary for making a trip with appropriate personnel. Maintains schedule for bus operation and regular maintenance requirements. Maintains record of bus use and travel logs, and prepares operations reports. Provides security for the bus on overnight trips and attends driving courses as needed and/or required. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of commercial transportation vehicles, operation and maintenance. Knowledge of federal and state traffic laws and regulations. Knowledge of basic travel requirements and restrictions. Ability to plan and schedule Travel routes, perform minor maintenance and safety checks of transportation vehicle and equipment. Ability to perform routine tasks and to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work independently without close supervision and to complete tasks.
Required Education and/or Experience: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Must have a Commercial Driver’s License and two years of experience in commercial driving. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.
Preferred Education and/or Experience: Two Years Commercial Driving Experience
Background Check Statement: This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, nondiscriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UCA EEO Statement: The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Open Date: 10/26/2018
Close Date: 11/6/2018