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Razorback Charters Bus Operator

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Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number HS285P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/19605
Working Title Razorback Charters Bus Operator
Department Parking Program Operation
About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 26,700 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance, as well as 12 official holidays and a choice of retirement programs.

About the College/Department

The Transit and Parking Department is responsible for the operation of Razorback Transit, a public mass transit system serving the University of Arkansas campus and about half the city of Fayetteville; the Safe Ride program, providing transportation for students after-hours; a Charter Bus Service for campus affiliates; the Razorbike program, a loaner bicycle program for students, staff and faculty; and the campus parking program, consisting of four parking garages and over 100 parking lots.

The mission of Razorback Charters is to provide clean, safe, reliable, and affordable transportation services to the students, faculty, staff, and official visitors of the University of Arkansas, realizing and implementing cost containment initiatives for the respective departments utilizing those services.

Department Home Page http://parking.uark.edu/transit-services/charter-services.php
Job Type Hourly/Student
Summary of Job Duties

The Razorback Charters Bus Operator will safely and efficiently operate a 32 passenger University Charter Bus, transporting groups from their origin to their destination as instructed. This position will also be responsible for general custodial duties and performing a prescribed pre-operational safety maintenance check. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma
  • At least one year of passenger bus driving experience
  • Current CDL class (B) or ©
  • Able to pass DOT Physical Requirement
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record
  • Pass DOT Pre-Employment Drug Screen
  • Clean Background Check
  • General Knowledge of Area

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? Yes
If yes, please specify Valid Arkansas CDL with passenger endorsement in good standing + The ablility to pass DOT physical examination and obtain a DOT medical examiners certificate
Preferred Qualifications
  • Navigational knowledge of the University of Arkansas campus, the City of Fayetteville, and the surrounding areas
  • Customer service experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Clear communication skills both written and verbally, as evidenced in application materials
Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Work Schedule Sporadic (must respond when available to requests by clients seven days a week, day or night)
Overtime Eligible Yes
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. Yes
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Parking Program Operations
Benefits Eligible No
Appointment Percent 0
Salary/Hourly Range $12.00 per hour to start; depending upon experience, the rate could go up to $15.00 per hour
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? Yes
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
  • MVR (Motor Vehicle Registry) check
  • DOT drug screen
Does this position require a substance abuse test? Yes
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, Motor Vehicle Registry check, and DOT drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date
Close Date 11/30/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for hourly postings)
Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas Human Resources
ADMN 222
(479) 575-5351
Askhr.uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the formal education of a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a valid Arkansas CDL with passenger endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a current DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate or are you able to pass DOT Medical Exam?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least one year of passenger bus driving experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. License (Trade, Drivers License, CDL, etc.)