CAMPUS BUS (BA-BUSS-IUBLA)
Since 1966, IU Campus Bus Service has been providing bus service on the Bloomington campus. IU Bloomington's 1,940-acre campus is often considered one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation located in USA Today's #2 "Best College Town in America." IU Bloomington is home to close to 43,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 19,000 faculty, staff, and part-time employees.
Campus Bus provides transportation to over 3-million rides a year and operates a 6-route system with approximately 30 buses, 50 bus operators, 4 mechanics, and a management team. It has a long-standing partnership with the local transit system, further extending its reach and resources. Campus Bus is an essential campus service that supports the university's ability to function efficiency and helps to ensure a welcoming environment for its students, employees, and other guests.
Campus Bus is a business unit within Auxiliary Business Services (ABS). ABS operates in a shared services model that supports finance, human resources, payroll, and marketing needs of Campus Bus.
- Ensures that all work assignments are filled by a bus operator. In the event that a report operator is not available to drive the bus operators work assignment the supervisor will drive until a replacement driver can report for duty.
- Monitors, on a continuous bases, radio and responds to bus operators who need assistance.
- Documents any schedule changes to the appropriate daily sheet and ensures accuracy of all information.
- Maintains positive customer relations with passengers and other members of the University community both in person and on the phone.
- Ensures that all bus operators assigned to their supervision will comply with all University, local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations applicable to public transportation operations.
- Monitors the safety and mechanical operation of the buses assigned for service.
- In the event that the TIME System is not working, directs bus operators to fill out a physical time card which is the paper backup for the TIME System.
- Performs other related duties as may be assigned by Campus Bus Management.
- High school diploma or GED.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
- Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
- Currently licensed with a Class B Commercial Driver's License with Passenger and Air Brake Endorsement (will provide paid training if applicant does not have an appropriate CDL).
- Completion of the bus operator training program prior to operating a bus in regular service.
- Pass and maintain US Department of Transportation (DOT) medical certification.
- At least 21 years of age.
Working Conditions / Demands
- Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.Ability to pass criminal background check.
- Ability to read a map. Knowledge of the service area.
- Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
- Ability to pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug test, and subject to continuing alcohol and drug testing as mandated by the Federal Transit Administration.
- Ability to obtain thorough knowledge of transit operations, including DOT rules and regulations.
This position spends most time working in an office. Exposure to occasional adverse environmental conditions such as heat, cold, and inclement weather may occur. The role requires the ability to detect details of objects and the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
$22.00 per hour
Must be available to work day or night shifts.
Career Level: Temporary
Job Function: Temporary Hourly
Job Family: Temporary Regular
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
Campus Safety and Security
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