Transportation Specialist: Bus Operator
Nature of Work
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This is a 9 month position. Duties and responsibilities include: Safely transporting passengers to their destination and enforcement of the UWGParking Code and basic routine maintenance of parking lots and signs. This includes off campus transportation for UWG athletic events and organizations. Some weekend work and after hours work required. A successful drug screen is required.
High School Diploma or GED. Valid CDL Class B or higher with passenger and air brake endorsements and current DOT medical examiners certificate. Drug free for a period of at least 3 years. Ability to communicate effectively and speak with a clear voice. Ability to lift 50 lbs. A successful drug screen is required.
Salary $13.28 minimum - $15.93 midpoint (Hourly) Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Job includes walking over varying terrain and standing for extended periods of time in varying types of weather including hot, cold and wet weather conditions. Job also includes bending, stooping/squatting for extended periods, and driving for several hours at a time.
Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify. Valid CDL Class B or higher with passenger certification, including air brakes and current DOT medical examiners certificate. Notice to Applicants
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.
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