ATHLETICS BUS DRIVER

WHO WE ARE

The University of Providence is a four-year, private, Catholic liberal arts university with a main campus located in Great Falls, Montana offering both face to face and online programs. The University is committed to its mission of preparing students for living and making a living. Founded by the Sisters of Providence, the University is a ministry of Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) and continues to create academic programs to address current and future workforce needs. Shared values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship shape the missions of both the University and PSJH.

POSITION SUMMARY

The primary function of this position is skilled work in the operation of a Bus. This position will transport athletic teams to in-state and out-of-state athletic contests.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.
  • Keeps operational records and makes simple reports.
  • Reports defects or problems with supervisor.
  • Knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations, and of the precautions necessary to avoid accidents.
  • Ability to operate a bus in a safe and economic manner.
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions and to perform work requiring good physical condition.
  • Ability to relate to student-athletes and university personnel.
  • Ability to complete various forms and records, including updated route sheets, time sheets, incident and accident reports.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities and Event Management

ESSENTIAL POSITION COMPETENCIES AND REQUIREMENTS

Must possess a valid Class B CDL and passenger endorsement. Preferred Class A CDL and passenger endorsement.  Must be willing to work nights and weekends, including overnight stays. Driving required in all conditions, including snow, ice, and rain.

EDUCATION

None

EXPERIENCE

1 – 3 years’ experience driving large passenger vehicles, school buses or commercial motor-coach.

POSITION DETAILS

Position Type: Staff

Wages: $11.83 per hour

FTE: Hours vary based on out-of-town athletics events’ schedule.  Multiple openings

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Location: University of Providence Campus

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, UP application and three professional references to hr.up@uprovidence.edu.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COVERED BY THE MONTANA VETERANS’ AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS’ EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE ACT

Employment Application (PDF)

Summary of Benefits (PDF)

The University of Providence is a Catholic, student-centered, mission-focused university. For more information, please contact Human Resources at 406.791.5976.