CU Boulder encourages applications for Campus Bus Driver-CDL
! This position fulfills the transit services for campus either
through completing routine routes or contracts for special
transportation needs. Once certified to operate specific vehicles,
the incumbent shall ensure timely transit for campus affiliates and
guests in consideration of their needs, vehicle operational
capacity and road conditions. This position is eligible for the
following benefits: EcoPass; up to 22 vacation days; access to
medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, tuition reimbursement;
a 10% employer contribution retirement plan, opportunities for
growth, and more!
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
provides comprehensive transit,
fleet management, and maintenance to serve the faculty, staff,
students, and visitors at the University of Colorado Boulder. The
University of Colorado vehicle fleet numbers over 600; a robust
transit system moving 1.4 million riders per year at the University
of Colorado-Boulder campus; and guidance for driver operations for
campuses located in Aurora, Boulder, and Denver.
As such, we have the unique opportunity to influence the
impressions of every member of our university community and our
visitors. We are team-oriented professionals, dedicated to meeting
the needs of our community and providing the highest possible
customer service. Experience dynamic growth, self-directed efforts,
in a rewarding industry.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Safely transports people using university vehicles, the
incumbent meets certification to operate. The incumbent will
navigate a variety of routine and contracted routes on a timed
schedule with passenger safety, road and traffic concerns, as well
as vehicle operational capacity under consideration.
- Complete pre- and post-trip inspections results on the
appropriate forms, ensuring all forms are filled out accurately for
CDL paperwork. This includes, but is not limited to, recording
passenger count, mileage, fuel, and other fluid usages and
completion of a statistical summary by route.
- Conduct pre- and post-trip safety inspections to confirm
vehicles suitability for route completion. Incumbent may add fluids
and perform other maintenance tasks if needed. However, should a
vehicle fail during a pre-trip inspection or during a route, the
driver will evaluate or operate a suitable alternative as well as
notify dispatch and appropriate management.
What You Should Know
- Unspecified duties directed by supervisors to maintain the
operational readiness of the department. Complete continuing
education to establish or maintain proficiency in vehicle operation
What We Can Offer
- All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to
follow the campus COVID-19 vaccine
- New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a
medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
- The Buff Bus service runs every day of the week for up to 22
hours a day. This position may be required to work alternative
shifts to accommodate our commitment to serving campus. Hours
are guaranteed year-round with minimal split shifts.
- This is a 75% FTE position that guarantees a minimum of 30
hours per week year-round. However, during class semesters
(approximately 30 weeks of the year) drivers will normally be
scheduled for 40 hours per week. During the year there are
opportunities to work more than 40 hours a week.
- We are hiring multiple positions and are targeting starting
- This position is eligible for our Facilities Management
Employee Referral Program .
- The hourly rate is $19.59/hour for this 75% FTE position.
- Additional Compensation Details: We offer a competitive
compensation package including the following:
- One-time $1,000 sign-on bonus paid out after 6 months of
- We offer full benefits—check out our total compensation
calculator to forecast your amount.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
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What We Require
What You Will Need
- Must possess a valid CDL Class A or B license without air brake
- Two years of experience operating equipment appropriate to the
work assignment, reduced to 6-months of experience operating a
transit bus such as HOP, RTD (including its fixed-route
contractors), or a school bus.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
What We Would Like You To Have
- CDL with passenger endorsement.
- Prior experience operating transit buses.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A current resume.
- Optional: A cover letter that specifically tells us
how your background and experience align with the requirements,
qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by July 12, 2022
: Application materials will not be accepted via
email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs
This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is
required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies
(snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event)
and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during
emergency campus closures.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Boulder Campus Human Resources
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