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Bus Driver (9 month position)

Employer
Northern Arizona University
Location
Flagstaff

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Bus Driver (9 month position)

Location: Shuttle Services
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 606699
Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of excellence.



Job Description

Northern Arizona University's Shuttle Services is now hiring one 9 month, full time, benefit eligible Bus Driver.

Bus Drivers supports university shuttle needs by operating a bus along a scheduled route and providing consistent information about shuttle system procedures. They responds to questions completely and accurately, offering viable parking options, and mapping convenient routes to campus destinations. They also help make riders feel welcomed and assist them in navigating campus by providing an experience designed to strengthen the reputation of the university.

Operation and maintenance of University Transport Vehicles - 75%
  • Drives a bus, tram, or van to transport passengers along a scheduled route on campus, or to events locally or within the state.
  • Makes pre-trip and post-trip inspection of vehicle.
  • Performs service and maintenance of vehicles, such as cleaning interior and exterior, and light bulbs
  • Conducts bi-weekly vehicle inspection including pre/ post-trip reviews
  • Reports observed safety hazards, suspicious activities, or damages to university property.

Customer Service - 15%
  • Provides directions and assistance to campus members and guests with questions or issues related to university shuttle services and transportation.
  • Updates university shuttle data to ensure access to accurate and timely information

Administration - 5%
  • Keeps vehicle and passenger logs
  • Helps enter and compile data related to NAU shuttle services
  • Updates university shuttle data to ensure access to accurate and timely information
  • Actively participates in training, events, and operations in support of department mission and goals.

Other duties as assigned - 5%

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma AND
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience AND
  • Possession of a valid Arizona Class D driver's license AND
  • Possession of a valid Commercial driver's license (CDL), Class B or Class C. Note: Possession of a valid Commercial driver's license (CDL), Class B or Class C is not required if the vehicle transports 1-15 passengers OR
  • Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of tools and processes of campus shuttle services.
  • Knowledge of university bus maintenance methods and processes.
  • Knowledge of motor vehicle laws.
  • Bus, tram, or van operation skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Record keeping skills.
  • Balances competing priorities.
  • Demonstrates problem solving, organizational, and analytical capabilities.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment.


Driving Requirement

Travel between campus locations is a regular part of the position. Arizona Administrative Code Fleet Safety Policy requires all employees who drive, on university business to pass an online defensive driving course and submit their driver's license number for periodic records review. The law applies to all faculty, staff, and students who drive any university-owned motorized vehicles. A driving record check and completion of required training must be completed before driving occurs on behalf of the university. More information on the NAU Authorized Driver Policy can be found on the NAU website.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.

Salary

Salary range begins at $27,026. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.

FLSA Status

This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The incumbent is eligible for overtime pay or compensatory time according to University policy. Further, the employee must submit timesheets that accurately reflect all hours worked.

Benefits

This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date.

Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Application Deadline

November 21, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.



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Organization

Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value.  Students are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence.

Our educational programs are designed to prepare our students for personal and professional success after graduation.

Whether they earn their degrees at our historic Flagstaff campus, regionally throughout Arizona, or online, we prepare our students to achieve their human potential in ways that serve the state, the region, the nation, and the world.

If you can see yourself as part of a university community dedicated to its students and their success, NAU might be the right fit for you.

Find Us
Telephone
928-523-2223
Location
PO Box 4113 Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Flagstaff
AZ
86011
US
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