Bus/Shuttle Driver - WCU Cat Tran Bus/Shuttle Driver #T00936

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/3022
Classification Title
Working Title Bus/Shuttle Driver - WCU Cat Tran Bus/Shuttle Driver #T00936
Department Cat-Tran
Salary Range $12.20 hour
Posting Information
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Knowledge of North Carolina motor vehicle laws; Knowledge of federal laws, particularly those that apply to operating a passenger carrying vehicle; Knowledge of campus geography; Skilled in operating a public transportation vehicle, heavy truck, or other heavy vehicle; Skilled in public service contact with a customer orientation; Skilled in working in a regimented work environment that requires following orders; Ability to write legibly and coherently; Ability to speak clearly and distinctly over the radio and to passengers; Ability to read and comprehend documents, policies, directives, and text-based electronic media.

Minimum Qualifications

Sufficient driving experience to operate assigned vehicles (Bus/shuttle).

Must possess a valid driver’s license. A background check and driver’s license history check will be performed on all applicants considered for employment.

For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this contributing position is considered a Salary Grade 55.

If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants.

Preferred Qualifications

Six months experience in operating a public transportation vehicle, heavy truck, or other heavy vehicle. Graduation from High School.

Preference will be given to current holders of valid NC Commercial drivers license with a (“P” ) Passenger Endorsement

Posting Text

Open Date 10/29/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply online.


Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs@email.wcu.edu.

University Safety

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. DD-214

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Did you complete all areas of the application including work history, work references and contact information as required by this job posting?
    • no
    • yes
  2. Do you have a valid NC Driver’s License?
    • no
    • yes
  3. If you answered “No” to the above question than do you have a valid Driver’s License in any state in the USA?
    • no
    • yes
  4. Do you possess a valid Commercial Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If you answered "Yes" to the question above, do you possess a Passenger Endorsement (P) on your Commercial Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Do you have bus/shuttle driving experience?
    • Yes
    • No