Oct 18, 2019

Vehicle Operator 3

  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Job Overview

Shuttle bus driver position.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must pass background check and drug screening.


Operate a shuttle bus and smaller passenger type vehicles. Provide transit service to the campus community along fixed routes as well as scheduled A.D.A. service. Load and secure wheel chair passengers using the wheel chair lifts and tie downs supplied in all buses as applicable. Inspect equipment daily for damage, equipment failures, and safety items to ensure the safe use of the equipment while performing assigned duties. Fill out, in writing, the Daily Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR). All routes are extremely time sensitive therefore all drivers must be punctual, report to work on time and drive routes as scheduled. All drivers are expected to arrive in uniform no less than 15 minutes prior to scheduled shift. The ability to follow shut down procedures, clean out buses and empty garbage is necessary. Driver needs to be safe, courteous, and professional. Must be able to sit for long periods of time as well as stand for periods of time. May instruct others of a lesser classification in methods of operating heavy vehicles and equipment as instructed by the crew leader. Performs clean-up service as necessary to provide a pleasant environment for the University community.

Minimum Qualifications

A valid Utah’s Commercial Driver’s License class A or B; licensed for air brakes and tanker endorsement; and a current Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card required. A minimum of two years experience operating commercial vehicles (over 26,000 lbs. GVW); occasional moving of heavy objects (up to 100 lbs. capability) experience; demonstrated customer services skills; and oral and written communications skills also required. Under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991, the incumbent is subject to drug and alcohol preemployment test and random screening thereafter.


Excellent familiarity with connecting UTA and TRAX routes.

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