Hawkeye Shuttle Driver

Vacancy Notice: Monday, July 18, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Type: Classified
Hours: Part Time
Reports To: Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Job Summary

Are you looking for a job that is part time with flexible hours? Do you enjoy helping college students have access to the Cedar Valley?

The Student Affairs Division is looking for Hawkeye Shuttle Drivers to join their team. This position is responsible for operating a 12–15-person shuttle bus that is lift-accessible during Wednesdays, Thursdays and Friday’s from 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. As the Shuttle Driver you will be providing safe, timely, and courteous service and transportation to Hawkeye students and staff to and from the Main Campus, Adult Learning Center Downtown Waterloo, Hawkeye Towers, and other authorized locations within the city of Waterloo.

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body through our Adult Learning Center, Business and Community Education Department as well as through more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer programs. Hawkeye Community College’s mission is about empowering students, strengthening businesses and enriching communities with a vision to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides safe, customer friendly transportation to off campus shuttle lots, the downtown area, shopping centers and a variety of other locations within the city of Waterloo.

  • Provides information regarding vehicle maintenance to the Campus Facilities office.

  • Ensures vehicles are in a safe working condition prior to each operation. Any problems should be reported immediately to the Campus Facilities office.

  • Provides assistance to riders when necessary.

  • Refuels the vehicle when needed to ensure the next shift will be able to operate without time delay.

  • Clears debris from the shuttle and returns personal items left on the bus to Public Safety at the end of each shift.

  • Reports all accidents that the shuttle is involved in.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have an unexpired/valid CDL-Class C license including a passenger endorsement.

  • Must be reliable, prompt, and courteous.

  • Demonstrated ability to work a flexible schedule.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow oral and written direction.

  • Demonstrated ability to assist riders, when necessary.

  • Ability to work with and provide customer service for diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public).

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize and operate 12-15 passenger vehicles that may include a lift.

  • Must pass/meet FMCSA requirements up to and including a pre-employment drug test, a completed FMCSA application and employment verifications.

  • Must pass/meet Hawkeye Community College compliance requirements, up to and including a background check and vehicle insurance requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience transporting passengers.

Working Conditions

Anticipated Hawkeye Shuttle availability will be Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Requires skills for succeeding in an office environment, using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Work is performed in an office setting. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours. During the course of the day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computers.

Employment Status

Regular, part-time position with a choice of retirement programs—IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA (defined contribution) available upon hire. Employees working an average of 20 hours or more per week for one-year, may be eligible for additional benefits including but not limited to: Single dental and vision insurance, Flex plus (IRS 125) plan and paid time off.

Application Procedure

  • Complete online application and submit required materials at www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment.

    • Submit/upload a resume.

    • Submit/upload a cover letter.

    • Submit/upload 3 references with a minimum of 1 from a past/current supervisor.

  • Submit the online application and all required materials; the position will be open until filled.

Apply Online

Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: hawkeyecollege.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/equal-opportunity. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email equity-titleIX@hawkeyecollege.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
Email Human Resource Services

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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