University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Facilities, Maintenance, and Transportation 371

STUDENT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SPECIALIST/APPRENTICE

Drives state vehicle (e.g., bus, van, car) and provides assistance in transportation-related areas. May be required to:

  • Operate an automatic or standard shift vehicle to transport University personnel, visitors, and/or students to and from various sites (e.g., various campus locations, community service agencies, airports, conferences, athletic events, etc.)
  • Operate a bus or accessible vehicle under direct supervision as part of the process to obtain a public service commercial driver’s license (CDL)
  • Inform passengers of schedule or itinerary
  • Complete routes on a timed schedule
  • Handle money and fee bills when applicable
  • Perform recordkeeping tasks and tabulate reports
  • Perform basic administrative tasks such as filing, copying, filling out forms, etc.
  • Assist in training other student employees
  • Develop student work schedules
  • Participate in training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as required

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Valid CT driver’s license and clean driving record
  • For passenger endorsement/CDL training, may require two years previous driving experience
  • May require completion of CDL driving course within specified timeframe
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse array of customers, including those with disabilities
  • Ability to operate a computer, phone, and two-way radio
  • May need to perform physical duties such as lifting baggage