MSW3 Shuttle Driver

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Classification:Maintenance Service Worker III
Grade:Facilities Maintenance M3
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Other

Position Summary:

This is a union represented position. Shuttle driver may be tasked with other duties as assigned. Under supervision, may routinely perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and light construction duties in a combination of several trades or crafts such as plumbing; carpentry; painting; landscape and agricultural installation and maintenance; light construction; and equipment maintenance. The successful candidate may need to provide a copy of complete driving record.

Duties:

100Duties include operation of 13, 18, 21, or 33-passenger shuttle buses with automatic transmission and other various equipment to provide pick up and delivery service of passengers to UAF locations. Adhere to the strict bus schedule as posted. Operate wheel chair lift and assist special needs passengers. Provide minor operational maintenance and inspection to shuttle bus in assigned area. Must have and always maintain a current valid minimum Class B, Alaska Commercial Driver''s License with passenger and air brakes endorsements. Perform other duties as assigned.Essential

**UAF is looking for an additional shuttle bus driver for our on-campus shuttle bus system. The work will be through the winters with two months off contract during the summer. If you’re looking for full time work through the winters and to go fishing/play during the summer months, have a solid work history as a commercial driver with CDL and Passenger endorsement, we would love to have you as part of our team!

The preferred candidate for this position will have a documented work history that ensures and demonstrates the skills and abilities listed above have been developed and practiced in a safe and effective way.   

Must have and always maintain a current valid minimum Class B, Alaska Commercial Driver's License with passenger and air brakes endorsements. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Knowledge of State, local, and campus traffic laws. Familiarity with basic hand tools in order to provide light maintenance. Ability to provide customer service in a polite and friendly manner. Experience in performing routine maintenance associated with pre-trip inspection of the shuttle bus. Ability to follow instructions. Able to perform work outside under adverse conditions, willingness to work as directed with little supervision and with a variety of people. Ability to operate various shuttle buses effectively, occasionally in extreme winter weather conditions. Must have and always maintain a current Commercial Driver's License with passenger and airbrakes endorsements with a clean record. A background check and a drug-screening test will be required before final employment offer is made.

Required Experience: The preferred candidate for this position will have a documented work history that ensures and demonstrates the skills and abilities listed above have been developed and practiced in a safe and effective way.

Typical Education or Training: Must have and always maintain a current Commercial Driver's License with passenger and airbrakes endorsements with a clean record.

This is a University of Alaska Local 6070 union represented position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Member in order to apply.   

Application Process: Please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application.  Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain an Alaska Driver’s License upon hire.

                   ** Open until Filled**   

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 09/27/2018 to be considered, for review. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. Will continue to review, in stages, until position is filled.

Salary Information: MSW3/Step 7   $17.64/hr.;  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - http://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/ .   This is a full-time, benefited position, 10 months (mid August to mid May), hours from 2:30pm to 11pm.

Background Check:  The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

L6070- At-will: Pursuant to Article 1.7 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.

L6070 - Dues:  This position is part of the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070) union.

Training Policy: It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:  UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:  The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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