Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 07/27/21.
Applications received after that date may be considered.)
On Campus Only Promotional Opportunity
INTERMITTENT BUS DRIVER (Bus Driver/Heavy Equipment
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/BUS DRIVER
Salary Range (From $ to $)
$18.62 - $33.69 per hour (New employees should anticipate being
hired at the beginning of the salary range).
Number of Positions
Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base)
R05 - CSUEU Operations & Support Services
Hours Per Day
Days Per Week
This intermittent position will operate buses for campus related
activities as needed, up to a maximum of 1,000 compensated hours
per fiscal year. Incumbent may be required to perform manual labor
associated with the use of equipment.
For a full description of job duties, please visit: https://csuchico.box.com/v/VA1438a-Position-Description
The CSU will require faculty, staff, and students who are accessing
campus facilities to be immunized against COVID -19 or have
received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates
should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide
policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/
. Questions can be sent to: email@example.com
(staff and management positions) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Incumbent must possess:
Working knowledge of:
- The rules of safe driving and the provisions of the State of
California Vehicle Code pertaining to operation of vehicles
- State of California General Industrial Safety orders related to
the assigned tasks.
- The principles and procedures of record keeping as required by
- Basic computer literacy including light use of Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook for e-mailing and
Incumbent must possess:
- Well-developed verbal communication skills.
- Manual dexterity for handling equipment parts.
- Mechanical aptitude for operating equipment, performing checks
and recognizing irregularities.
- Skills in minor vehicle repair.
Incumbent must have the ability to:
- Work under limited supervision within a framework of
well-defined policies and procedures.
- Operate assigned equipment safely.
- Recognize safety hazards and follow practices and laws to
- Follow manuals and guidelines pertaining to operation of state
vehicles. Load and unload vehicles correctly and safely.
- Exercise good judgment, flexibility, and sensitivity in
response to changing situations and needs.
- Relate to a diverse population of faculty, staff, students and
the general public in a tactful and cooperative manner.
- Follow oral and written instructions.
- Read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
faculty, staff, students and others.
- Service and perform routine repairs of equipment operated.
- Perform manual labor as required.
- Adjust to change (i.e. work environment, technology,
- Function cooperatively and productively as a member of a
- Perform assigned duties.
Required Education and/or Experience
Equivalent to one year of paid truck driving, automotive equipment
operation, or bus driving experience, including operation of heavy
trucks of three axles or more, or large loaders, forklifts or other
Equivalent to one year of paid or regularly assigned driving
experience, preferably involving bus driving or chauffeuring, or
driving a car pool or other experience driving passenger carrying
A valid California Commercial Class B driver’s license, with a
passenger endorsement to carry up to 30 passengers, must be
maintained throughout employment in this position, as well as
successful completion and continued compliance with CSU Defensive
Additional Requirements for this Position
Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they
may be considered specialized skills:
- One year of commercial or school bus driving experience.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
- California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU
policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a
background check (including a criminal records check, sexual
offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming
this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the
background check may impact the job offer or continued employment
of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified
as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position
based on CSU guidelines.
- The person holding this position is considered a “Limited
Mandated Reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set
forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a
condition of employment.
- A current Medical Examiner Class B Certificate (within the past
two years) must be maintained throughout employment in this
- Incumbent must pass pre-employment DOT drug testing and random
testing and reasonable suspicion testing for both drugs (controlled
substances) and alcohol, as per DOT requirements, throughout
- Drivers of state-owned vehicles must maintain a good driving
record which will be checked in accordance with commercial driving
requirements with the Department of Motor Vehicles. A good driving
record according to UCAM 6562 requires each employee who drives a
state vehicle to certify he/she has been issued not more than three
moving violations or been responsible for more than three accidents
(or any combination of more than three thereof) during the past 12
Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential
job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable
accommodation. This position remains seated in a stationary
position for long periods of time while driving vehicles. Position
also moves about frequently loading and unloading, fueling and
performing vehicle checks and minor maintenance. Must climb stairs
to enter bus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT :
The majority of work is performed
operating a standard passenger bus. Work locations vary greatly
depending on destination, and may include even and uneven walking
surfaces, exposure to weather such as summer and winter
temperatures, humidity or precipitation for several hours each day.
Work may involve moderate exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, smoke,
unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
This appointment does not include health benefits for applicants
not currently employed with CSU, Chico. Benefit eligibility for
on-campus employees will be reviewed based on their current benefit
CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick
leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU
benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a
period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than
half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU
benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.
Eligibility for Affordable Care Act ( ACA ) benefits is based on an
appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum
of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works
an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement
period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash
only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.
About the University and Community
California State University ( CSU ), Chico is a comprehensive and
residential public University, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution
( HSI ) designation and operating as part of the 23-campus CSU
system. The University enrolls over 17,000 students from diverse
cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with over half
identifying as first-generation college students. Graduate and
undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences,
exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement
opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is
brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and
co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students
to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of
environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will
become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the
state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from San
Francisco Bay Area. A safe residential community, Chico offers
year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a
thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are
mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that were originally
occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we
recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land
and the waters that run through campus.
CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who
reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities
of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values
predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of
achievement gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse
populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and
activities that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable
learning and working environment.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color,
ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition,
National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status,
or any other protected status.
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- Optional Applicant Documents