Institutional Bus DriverUniversity of Central Arkansas
Institutional Bus Driver
The Institutional Bus Driver is responsible for the operation of a large passenger motor carrier, transporting passengers to specific destinations outside of general area. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Read maps, plans travel routes, and schedules. Makes routine checks and inspections of bus and equipment for proper operation, safety and maintenance. Coordinates any special requirements or considerations necessary for making the trip with appropriate personnel. Maintains schedule for the operation of bus and regular maintenance requirements. Maintains records of bus use and travel logs, and prepares reports of operations. Provides security for the bus on overnight trips and attends driving courses as needed and/or required. Performs other duties as assigned.
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 with a passenger endorsement. 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 for licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.
This position is 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 for the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
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.