Bus Driver II (Part-Time) - Transportation & Parking 16654
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 leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley -- the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.
To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu. View current career opportunities at careers.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: Apr 12, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: No
Internal Number: 225684
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.