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Pooled Position Limited Tempor - Transit Training Assistant

Company: University of Wyoming
Location: Laramie
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives . JOB TITLE: Transit Training Assistant JOB PURPOSE: Assist Training and Safety Manager in daily training obligations. Please Note: This is a temporary position. Duration of position expected to be mid-July 2021through January 2022. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Complete, conduct and/or administer various CDL training programs, TSI Certification Trainings, CPR/FA Classes, and reoccuring safety tranings. Conduct vehicle and equipment orientation Perform frequent driver safety and policy compliance checks Assist in the maintaining of training record and training software Other duties as assigned Additionally, will be required to perform regular Bus Driver duties including but not limited to: Safely operate UW Transit buses as assigned, on various routes. Safety inspections of buses to ensure equipment is operating within safe operation parameters. Maintain inventory of first aid and blood borne pathogen kits. Maintain current training certifications including CPR, First Aid, TSI and Defensive Driving. Assist with shop and bus cleaning duties, maintain bus shelter cleanliness. Provide excellent customer service to all bus passengers, offer assistance and answer questions as required. Maintain ridership tally sheets. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High School Diploma/GED Experience: W ork-related experience including school bus, transit bus, truck driving, or similar commercial driving experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Other requirements: Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy . Valid CDL - Class A or B w/air brakes and passenger 'P' endorsement(s) Must be able to pass all drug and/or alcohol screening(s) required by the UW Drug and Alcohol Policy First Aid/CPR Training Certification, or ability to obtain TSI certification, or ability to obtain Defensive Driving certification, or ability to obtain Completion of Drug and Alcohol training. Ability to work as a team member in a professional team environment. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to follow and enforce safety procedures and protocols as directed. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two or more years bus driving experience. Knowledge of federal, state, and local rules and regulations pertaining to bus transportation. Knowledge and experience of school and/or transit bus operations including but not limited to basic driver operating practices and procedures, mechanical troubleshooting, bus safety, and basic maintenance. Knowledge of university policies and procedures. Attention to detail with the ability to complete all paperwork legibly, neatly and in a timely manner. REQUIRED MATERIALS: Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. HIRING STATEMENT: UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call (see application details) or email (see application details). ABOUT LARAMIE: The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university. Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado's Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

Keywords: University of Wyoming, Fort Collins , Pooled Position Limited Tempor - Transit Training Assistant, Other , Laramie, Colorado

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