University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Shuttle Driver in Boulder, Colorado

Shuttle Driver

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Job Description

Shuttle Driver

This is a casual (as needed/no benefits) position. This position will be posted until 4 pm on July 27, 2018 or until a sufficient number of applications have been received. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

No relocation package is offered for this position.

U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or other protected status under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) is required for this position. UCAR/NCAR will not sponsor a work visa (e.g., J-1, H1-B, etc.) for this position.

Where You Will Work

Located in Boulder, Colorado, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) serves and participates in a collaborative community of researchers and educators who are dedicated to understanding the atmosphere -- the air around us -- and the complex processes that make up the Earth system, from the ocean floor to the Sun’s core. We manage the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) on behalf of the National Science Foundation and the university community.

What You Will Do

Drives and maintains passenger shuttle vans as part of UCAR Transportation Services program or as required by the Transportation Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Safely drives passenger shuttle vans as directed by Transportation Manager.

  • Adheres to published shuttle schedules and routes.

  • Delivers mail and packages between UCAR sites as directed.

  • Maintains vehicles: Ensures that vehicles are safe, clean, and refueled.

  • Reports discrepancies, maintenance issues, and safety matters to the Transportation Manager.

  • Records passenger counts and ensures shuttle is used by UCAR/NCAR employees or official visitors only.

  • Acts as Transportation Representative for UCAR/NCAR Staff. Disseminates information and assists employees and official visitors in using the shuttle and other UCAR transportation programs.

  • Assists with GSA fleet maintenance program.

What You Need

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Possession of a valid Colorado driver's license.

  • Motor Vehicle Record that meets UCAR’s acceptability requirements for driving on UCAR business under UCAR policy 4-5.

  • Position is subject to pre-employment and mandatory drug and alcohol testing as required by UCAR policy 2-9.

  • Physical ability to lift 30 lbs. and drive for prolonged periods.

  • Demonstrate a high degree of consistency and reliability in performing assigned tasks.

  • Possess excellent customer service skills.

  • Skill at properly completing and maintaining records.

  • Skill at performing required assignments with minimal supervision with a very high degree of accuracy and professional demeanor.

  • Ability to read and comprehend required forms and regulations.

  • Ability to adhere to scheduled times and routes.

  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures.

  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing tasks and work assignments.

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer that strives to develop and maintain a diverse workforce. UCAR is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy.

Whatever your intersection of identities, you are welcome at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). We are committed to inclusivity and promoting an equitable environment that values and respects the uniqueness of all members of our organization.

Job Location

Boulder, Colorado, United States

Position Type


Appointment Type

Casual (C) (As-needed/no benefits)