WCU Athletics Bus/Shuttle Driver #T00933

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temp hourly657P

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Working Title:

WCU Athletics Bus/Shuttle Driver #T00933


Office of Athletic Programs

Salary Range:

$15.00 per hour

Posting Information:

This position is for part time temporary/hourly employment during the Spring WCU athletic competition schedule.

This position is paid on a Biweekly cycle and does not include benefits***

This position will serve as a Driver for Athletics (bus/shuttle) operating a vehicle to transport COVID-19 positive passengers during emergency situations. The drivers complete operating reports, inspect and clean buses/shuttles.

The operation of a vehicle will be to and from athletic competitions in the event a student athlete or coach tests positive for COVID-19 while traveling. The duties and responsibilities of this position involve additional risk of exposure to COVID-19. Applicants for this position acknowledge the increased risk of exposure.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:

Knowledge of North Carolina motor vehicle laws; Knowledge of federal laws, particularly those that apply to operating a passenger carrying vehicle; Knowledge of campus geography; Skilled in operating a public transportation vehicle, heavy truck, or other heavy vehicle; Skilled in public service contact with a customer orientation; Skilled in working in a regimented work environment that requires following orders; Ability to write legibly and coherently; Ability to speak clearly and distinctly over the radio and to passengers; Ability to read and comprehend documents, policies, directives, and text-based electronic media.

Minimum Qualifications:

Sufficient driving experience to operate assigned vehicles (Bus/shuttle).
Must possess a valid driver’s license. A background check and MVR (Motor Vehicle Record) request will be performed on all applicants considered for employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Six months experience in operating a public transportation vehicle, heavy truck, or other heavy vehicle. Graduation from High School.
Preference will be given to current holders of valid NC Commercial driver’s license with a (“P”) Passenger Endorsement.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online.


Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety:

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 4/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time