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Vehicle Operator 2



Open Date 08/29/2017
Requisition Number PRN07243N
Job Title Vehicle Operator 2
Working Title Shuttle Bus Driver 2
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? No
Standard Hours per Week 15-19 hours per week
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Variable
Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, drivers needed for all shifts.

Is this a work study job? No
VP Area President
Department 00450 - Commuter Services - Operations
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $14.00/h
Close Date <br /><br /><strong>NOTE:</strong> May close at anytime. 11/29/2017
Job Summary

Shuttle bus driver position.
Part Time.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must pass background check and drug screening.


Operate a shuttle bus and smaller passenger type vehicles. Provide transit service to the campus community along fixed routes as well as scheduled A.D.A. service. Load and secure wheel chair passengers using the wheel chair lifts and tie downs supplied in all buses as applicable. Inspect equipment daily for damage, equipment failures, and safety items to ensure the safe use of the equipment while performing assigned duties. Fill out, in writing, the Daily Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR). All routes are extremely time sensitive therefore all drivers must be punctual, report to work on time and drive routes as scheduled. All drivers are expected to arrive in uniform no less than 15 minutes prior to scheduled shift. The ability to follow shut down procedures, clean out buses and empty garbage is necessary. Driver needs to be safe, courteous, and professional. Must be able to sit for long periods of time as well as stand for periods of time. May instruct others of a lesser classification in methods of operating heavy vehicles and equipment as instructed by the crew leader. Performs clean-up service as necessary to provide a pleasant environment for the University community.

Minimum Qualifications

Six months experience operating commercial motor vehicles (over 26,000 lbs. GVW); a valid Utah Commercial Drivers License class A or B; an airbrake license; Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card; proof of insurability; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Ability to pass a drug /alcohol test required. During employment, must submit to random drug & alcohol testing. Dependent upon department of hire one or more of the following endorsements may be required: HAZMET, Tanker, Passenger. The ability to move heavy objects (up to 100 lbs.) may be required. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.


Excellent familiarity with connecting UTA and TRAX routes.

Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid Utah Commercial Drivers License class A or B; an airbrake license; Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card; and proof of insurability?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of six months experience operating commercial motor vehicles (over 26,000 lbs. GVW)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  4. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission