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BUS DRIVER

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Job Title BUS DRIVER
Job Description

Under general supervision from designated supervisor, to operate buses and vans, as assigned.
1. Operate buses and vans to transport passengers over established routes according to time schedule.
2. Perform vehicle pre-trip and post-trip safety inspections.
3. Maintain statistical data for travel logs, passenger counts and fuel usage, and monitor fare boxes.
4. Report hazardous road or travel conditions via two-way radio to dispatcher, as necessary.
5. Fuel and clean vehicle upon completion of shift, as required.
6. Provide input for route changes, altering of time schedules and passengers’ concerns or suggestions for improving service.
7. May be required to assist passengers in use of wheelchair lift and equipment, or in emergency situations by applying first aid.
8. Perform related duties, as assigned.

Location UNH, Durham, NH
Required Qualifications

1. High school graduation.
2. Ability to pass DOT drug & alcohol testing under all required categories (pre-placement, random, suspicion, post-accident, return to duty, and follow-up).
3. Ability to pass and maintain a valid DOT physical and medical card.
4. Knowledge of state laws governing the operation of motor vehicles, including buses and lift-equipped vehicles.
5. Valid operator’s license.
6. Ability to complete Wildcat Transit training program.
7. Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public.
8. Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this position.
9. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with the dispatcher and public.
10. Must be at least 18 years old with 2 years driving experience and a good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

Valid CDL-B with Passenger and air brake endorsements preferred but not required.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
Sitting, kneeling, bending, squatting.
Ability to perform vehicle pre-trip inspections outdoors in all types of weather; rain, snow, hot & cold weather.

FTE
Salary Information

Starting pay $ 10.00 hr.
Once employee receives their CDL license $12.00 hr.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ASP0106FY18
Open Date 08/28/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter