Bus Operator (Temporary)

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Posting NumberG/R00545PWorking TitleBus Operator (Temporary)DepartmentAuxiliary Campus Transit OperationsAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised Salary$ 12.870/per hourAnticipated Start Date02/10/2019Posting Date01/24/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Safe operation of buses on routes and occasional charters.

Percentage of time80Duties/Responsibilities

Wash buses and perform other non-driving related duties as required from time to time.

Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities

Complete paperwork associated with assignments.

Percentage of time5Duties/Responsibilities

Attend safety meetings as occasionally scheduled.

Percentage of time5Position Details

Classification TitleTemporary Service/Maintenance (NE)FLSAUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE0.49Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

Safe operation of buses on campus routes and occasional charters. Complete paperwork associated with assignments. Follow written and verbal instructions as required by supervisory personnel. Occasional bus washing and other non-driving tasks are required from time to time. Applicants must submit to drug and alcohol testing as required by the US Department of Transportation.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

All qualified applicants must have a Class B or equivalent Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Ability to demonstrate a safe driving record, good communications skills and the ability to work with other people of various backgrounds and skill levels.

Physical Demands

Sitting for long periods of time, pushing, pulling, and reaching. Ability to drive.

Is this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Georgia Class B CDL or equivalent with air brakes and passenger endorsements?
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    • Yes
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    Posted: 2/9/2019
    Application Due: 12/14/2020
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