The Transportation and Parking unit at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Bus Driver II position. This position will provide transportation services to the University community and its visitors, and assist in the development and design of routes to meet the various transportation needs of a major institution.
In order to be successful, the ideal candidate will:
Arrange route schedules to meet daily University demands with supervisory personnel, as well as campus tours, in-state charters and out-of-state charter trips.
Drive assigned bus on scheduled route.
Ensure quality service and rider safety for all passengers.
Inspect assigned bus and maintain bus in a clean, orderly and safe condition, including exterior and interior cleaning, fueling/oil, touch-up paint, changing and rotating tires, installing chains during inclement weather, and reporting and coordinating repair maintenance.
Have the ability to transport mobility impaired users.
Complete other related duties as assigned.
Work Hours: Varies
Pay Grade : 12 (starting at $16.34 for this position)
WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes related experience and education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
At least one (1) year of driving experience required, preferably in congested and/or residential areas
Class A or B Commercial Driver's License required (Class C holders will be considered but must obtain a Class B within 45 days of hire); Passenger Endorsement preferred (must obtain within 45 days of hire).
Selected candidate(s) who do not have Passenger Endorsement must complete written test through the DMV and a copy of Passenger Endorsement permit will be issued to the applicant within 10 business days of contingent offer before official hire date.
Prior to Job Offer, the applicant must provide a valid Medical Card (Medical Card must be valid for at least six months).
CPR/first aid certification preferred.
Certification with disability services equipment preferred.
Physical demands include:
Visual and mental concentration
Physical coordination to drive bus in congested/confined spaces
Lifting up to 50 pounds (tires) as needed
Stooping and bending to clean bus
Long periods of sitting with stress of concentrating on traffic
Visual and mental concentration
Candidates who are identified for potential employment with WVU will be required to register with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Clearinghouse. Should a verbal offer be extended, the candidate must provide consent via the Clearinghouse portal for WVU to complete a query. Please register with the DOT at this website if you have not already completed that process: https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Register
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://talentandculture.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Mar 1, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 218843
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.