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Salary/Rate: $14.75 per hour
The primary function of this position is skilled work in the operation of a 40' Tour Bus. This position will transport athletic teams to in-state and out-of-state athletic contests.
Candidate must demonstrate the ability and willingness to travel long distances, and work nights and weekends. Also,demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals. Must maintain a positive and cooperative attitude towards performing the duties of the job
Minimum Classification Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications are not established for this classification. The appointing authority is responsible for recruitment and selection. Refer to Personnel Rule 105-43-005.
3+ Years experience driving large passenger vehicles, school buses or commercial motor-coach.
Excellent knowledge of Pacific Northwest driving routes
Previous experience working with a diverse population, or in an education setting.
All Listed Duties:
Works with athletic staff on predetermined route for upcoming travel.
Transport athletic teams to in-state and out-of-state athletic contests.
Regulates heating equipment and ventilation of bus for comfort of passengers.
Drives bus carefully and in compliance with traffic regulations.
Assumes responsibility for the safety of passenger in loading, unloading and transporting.
Instructs passengers in safety precautions and practices.
Inspects and sweeps bus. Checks water, gas, oil and mechanical condition before leaving on a trip.
Reports delays and accidents.,
Record Keeping and Compliance:
Keeps operational records and makes simple reports.
Works with athletics staff to assure bus meets regular maintenance schedules.
Reports defects or problems with supervisor.,
Additional duties as directed by supervisor.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 7528
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.