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University of Colorado Campus Bus Driver-CDL in Boulder, Colorado

Campus Bus Driver-CDL

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Boulder, Colorado

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University Staff



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Job Summary

Facilities Management welcomes applications for a Campus Bus Driver! This position fulfills the transit services for the CU Boulder campus either through completing routine routes or contracts for special transportation needs. Once certified to operate specific vehicles, the incumbent shall ensure reliable transit for campus affiliates and guests in consideration of their needs, vehicle operational capacity, and road conditions.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Transportation Services provides comprehensive transit, fleet management, and maintenance to serve the faculty, staff, students, and visitors at the University of Colorado Boulder. The University of Colorado vehicle fleet numbers over 600; a robust transit system moving 1.4 million riders per year at the University of Colorado Boulder campus; and guidance for driver operations for campuses located in Aurora, Boulder, and Denver.

As such, we have the unique opportunity to influence the impressions of every member of our university community and our visitors. We are team-oriented professionals, dedicated to meeting the needs of our community and providing the highest possible customer service. Experience dynamic growth, self-directed efforts, and a challenging but rewarding industry.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Vehicle Operations

Safely transports people using university vehicles the incumbent meets certification to operate. The incumbent shall navigate a variety of routine and contracted routes on a time schedule with passenger safety, road and traffic concerns, as well as vehicle operation capacity, under consideration.


Completes pre- and post-trip inspections result on the appropriate forms, ensuring all forms are filled out properly for CDL paperwork. This includes, but is not limited to, recording passenger count, mileage, fuel, and other fluid usages, and completes statistical summary by the route.

Vehicle Inspections

Conducts pre- and post-trip safety inspections to confirm vehicle suitability for route completion. Incumbents may add fluids and perform other maintenance tasks if needed. However, should a vehicle fail during a pre-trip inspection or during a route, the driver will evaluate or operate a suitable alternative as well as notify dispatch and appropriate management.

Other Duties

Unspecified duties directed by supervisors to maintain the operational readiness of the department. Completes continuing education to establish or maintain proficiency in vehicle operation capacities.

What You Should Know

This is a 75% position.

What We Can Offer

Starting Salary is $18.47/hour. This is a year-round position with a minimum of 30 hours per week. Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Medical Plans

  • Tuition Assistance Benefit

  • Retirement Plans

  • Paid holidays and vacation days

  • Free Eco Pass provides access to all Local, Limited, Express, and Regional bus service

CU Boulder campus is taking vital precautions such as Driver barriers and PPE will be provided to maintain safety.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Two years of experience operating equipment appropriate to the work assignment, reduced to 6-months of experience operating a bus with HOP, RTD (or its fixed-route contractors), or a school bus.

  • Valid CDL Class A or B license without air brake restriction.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • CDL with passenger endorsement.

  • Prior experience operating transit buses.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full-time or part-time work.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by August 4, 2020 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.