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Transportation Services

Office Hours: (M-F)

Academic Yr: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

University of Wyoming

1602 E. Spring Creek Dr.

Dept 4313

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-9800

Email: tps@uwyo.edu

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Transportation Services

 


Job Opportunities

Transportation Services is looking for qualified applicants to join our team! We are hiring for a range of positions. Interested individuals should check the most current job listing under the HR site. Transportation Services is very flexible working with student schedules. Weekly hours can range anywhere from 10 - 20 hours for part-time jobs.

We're hiring a variety of positions, apply today!


 

Part-Time Positions

JOB PURPOSE:

Enforce the University of Wyoming parking regulations on campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The main responsibility of this position is to enforce the University of Wyoming parking regulations on campus. It may also involve revenue collection, data entry, and other duties as assigned. Applicants must be able to provide quality customer service at all times and remain calm in stressful and sometimes difficult situations. 

Transportation Services is very flexible working with student schedules. Weekly hours can range anywhere from 10 - 28 hours. The normal hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Please note that this position requires occasional weekend, night, and early morning work.  Position includes frequent pay scale reviews.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong work ethic

  • Attention to detail

  • Customer service experience

  • Ability to work in a professional team environment

  • Must be able to work in harsh weather conditions, including Laramie winters

  • Valid Driver's License with a motor vehicle (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

Required Materials:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application:

  • Contact information for 2 professional references 

  • Completed availability matrix. (Email Elizabeth at elizabeth.whitt@uwyo.edu for a copy of the matrix.)

Posted Salary: $8.75/hr
Hours Per Week: 20
Job ID: 213261

Complete an online application and resume.

Questions about this position: Contact Elizabeth Whitt - (307) 766-9805

Apply Now

JOB PURPOSE:

Wash and inspect vehicles on a daily basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keep vehicles fueled, inspected and cleaned for daily rental use.

  • Shuttle vehicles to proper location when completed.

  • Keep shop area clean and manageable. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma/GED

  • Experince: Minimal

  • Other Requirements: 

    • Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

    • Some on-the-job training will be required. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Dependable and able to work unsupervised

Required Materials:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.

Posted Salary: $9.25/hr
Hours Per Week: 20
Job ID: 220200

Complete an online application and resume.

Questions about this position: Contact Russel Kersey - (307) 766-3570

Apply Now 

JOB PURPOSE:

Provide ADA transportation to the UW and Laramie community. This service is a branch of the Demand Response transit services and operates on an "on-call" basis. Applicants will be trained to drive and dispatch for the Paratransit service.  Paratransit is a complementary ADA service for those with disabilities. A CDL is NOT required for this position. 

  • Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 6:00am - 7:30pm.  Shifts are based on availability

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to comply with the UW Drug & Alcohol Policy. A pre-employment drug screening will be required for the position.  Random drug and/or alcohol screenings will be required of the position.  

  • Safely operate UW ADA transit vehicles to include the transportation of passengers.

  • Perform safety inspections of vehicles to ensure equipment is operating within safe parameters. Maintain inventory of equipment. 

  • Dispatch and schedule rides.

  • Assist with shop and vehicle cleaning.

  • Orient and train new employees as required.

  • Provide excellent customer service, offer assistance and answer questions from passengers as required. 

  • All other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High School Graduate or GED 
Experience: None
Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

  • A CDL license is NOT required for the position.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must be able to comply with the University Drug & Alcohol Policy. 

  • Must be able to pass all drug and/or alcohol screenings as required. 

  • Pass required background check

Required Materials:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for three work-related references. 

Applicants must provide an availability matrix for the summer and fall semesters. The availability matrix can be requested via email at craig.sorensen@uwyo.edu. 

Posted Salary Range: $12.60/hr
Hours Per Week: 15-30
Job ID: 20521

Complete an online application and resume.

Questions about this position: Contact Craig Sorensen - (307) 766-9785

Apply Now 

JOB PURPOSE:

Provide supplemental dispatch support for Transit Operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule rides for passengers and dispatch drivers to those calls for service. 

  • Relay information to drivers by means of mobile radio communication. Document information received from riders, drivers, and supervisors.

  • Preparing daily work assignments for fixed route drivers.

Available hours range from 5:00am - 7:00pm with flexibility in scheduling available.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High School Graduate or GED 
Experience: None
Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy A CDL license is NOT required for this position.

  • Must be able to pass all drug and/or alcohol screenings as required by the UW Drug and Alcohol Policy

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

Required Materials:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  

Applicants must provide an availability matrix for the spring semester. Email Craig Sorensen at craig.sorensen@uwyo.edu to request the availability matrix be sent to you for completion.

Posted Salary Range: $12.60/hr
Hours Per Week: 
10-30
Job ID: 213363

Complete an online application and resume.

Questions about this position: Contact Craig Sorensen - (307) 766-9785

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What We Offer:

  • Flexible Schedules

  • Paid to obtain your Commercial Driver’s License, an otherwise costly, challenging, and time-consuming endeavor made easy through our in-house training program.

  • Paid to earn several other valuable certifications that make you an asset to companies in the future.

  • WEEKENDS OFF (unless individuals wish to accept additional weekend hours)

  • Paid to attend University Football and other sporting events (dependent on weekend and night availability to operate event bus routes)

  • A considerate management team

  • A variety of daily work opportunities

  • Relaxed Team Centered Work Environment 

Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail

  • Consistency

  • Independence

  • Safety Awareness

  • Service Orientation

  • Teamwork

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate UW Transit buses safely on various routes and assignments.

  • Perform inspections of equipment as outlined in department procedures and demonstrated throughout the onboarding process.

  • Maintain relevant paperwork and documentation as required.

  • Contribute positively to the team centered work environment.

  • Follow all University and Transportation Services policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High School Graduate or GED 
Experience: None
Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

  • Must be able to pass all drug and/or alcohol screening(s) required by the UW Drug and Alcohol Policy http://www.uwyo.edu/tps/_files/drugalcoholpolicy.pdf.

  • Ability to work as a team member in a professional team environment.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Ability to follow and enforce safety procedures and protocols as directed.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Pass required background check

Required Materials:

Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for four (4) work-related references, two (2) of which should be current or previous supervisors

Incomplete application packets will not be considered. 

Posted Salary Range: $16.33/hr
Hours Per Week: 
25
Job Shift: Evening
Job ID:
 220488

Complete an online application and resume.

Questions about this position: Contact Tim Nichols - (307) 766-3821

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Full-Time Positions

Job Purpose:

Drive a bus or van on regularly scheduled or special assignment runs; assist with data entry of parking tickets.

Our operating hours are from 5:30am-11:00pm, while our Full-Time Bus Driver shifts are 5:30am-2:30pm and 10:30am-7:30pm.

Pre-employment drug screening and review of motor vehicle record history are required.

This position is grant funded and considered at-will employment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate UW Transit equipment as assigned. 

  • Perform federal DOT Safety inspections to ensure equipment is operating within safe parameters.  Maintain inventory of all safety related accessories.

  • Maintain certifications and licenses including but not limited to CDL, DOT Medical Certification, CPR, First Aid, TSI and Defensive Driving.

  • Maintain cleanliness standards of all equipment and workspaces.

  • Orient and train new employees as needed.

  • Maintain exceptional customer service standards, and assist patrons as needed.

  • Maintain appropriate ridership documentation.

This position has been deemed essential as addressed in the University of Wyoming’s Employee Handbook.  Employees in essential positions may be required to work during emergency closures and winter closure based on the nature of their job duties and the reasons for the closure. 

Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail

  • Consistency

  • Independence

  • Safety Awareness

  • Service Orientation

  • Conflict Management

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High School Graduate or GED 
Experience: Work-related experience including School Bus, Transit Bus, Paratransit, Dial-A-Ride, or similar commercial driving experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Other Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's License with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

  • Valid CDL with Passenger endorsement, with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

  • Must be able to pass all drug and/or alcohol screening(s) required by the UW Drug and Alcohol Policy.

  • Ability to work as a team member in a professional team environment.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Ability to follow and enforce safety procedures and protocols as directed.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Able to problem solve and work with minimal supervision while upholding department policies and procedures.

Desired Qualifications:

  • One year Transit Bus driving experience

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local rules and regulations pertaining to bus transportation

  • Knowledge of University of Wyoming Policies and Procedures

  • First Aid/CPR Training Certification

  • TSI Certification

  • Defensive Driving certification

  • Completion of University of Wyoming Drug and Alcohol training

Required Materials:

Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for four (4) work-related references, two (2) of which should be current or previous supervisors

Incomplete application packets will not be considered. 

Posted Salary Range: $33,960
Hours Per Week: 
40
Job Shift: Day
Job ID:
 220449

Complete an online application and resume.

Questions about this position: Contact Tim Nichols - (307) 766-3821

Apply Now 

JOB PURPOSE:

Manage and oversee all operations of the Transit Shop including repairs, preventive maintenance, inventory, safety inspections and personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operational functions of the Transit Shop.

  • Supervise, repair, and preventive maintenance for UW Transit and Parking Services. Provide technical instruction, evaluate and coach employees as required, participate in the disciplinary process.

  • Formulate policies and make recommendations for implementation.

  • Ensure that preventive maintenance program meets all standards set by DOT and FTA and other policies as required. Identify the need for and implement employee trainings, shop safety standards, tool inventory and accountability procedures.

  • Inspect, test, diagnose, and repair diesel and/or gas vehicles and equipment. Inspect vehicle components, parts, and accessories to ensure safe operation that is compliant with all DOT, FT, and ADA regulations. Adhere to safety and preventative maintenance standards and procedures.

  • Administer and enforce university, city, county, state, and federal regulations and policies directly related to the Transit Services’ functions.

  • Provide liaison representation and initiate problem resolutions between city, county, state, and federal officials, vehicular vendors, and university customers.

  • Supervise staff, make hiring recommendations, train, evaluate, advise, and assist appointing authority with discipline process.

  • Prepare and maintain all work orders, defect reports, and warranty claims. Provide regular reports to management on repair and maintenance costs, miles, hours, etc. Perform associated accounting duties as required.

  • Coordinate repairs, manage inventory, diagnose and repair diesel/gasoline powered buses.

Supplimental Functions:

  • Travel occasionally as related to vehicle breakdowns, investigation of traffic accidents, conferences, or meetings.

  • Maintain shop cleanliness.

  • Serve as a member of various committees as required.

  • Assist with procurement and developing equipment specifications.

This position has been deemed essential as addressed in the University of Wyoming’s Employee Handbook.  Employees in essential positions may be required to work during emergency closures and winter closure based on the nature of their job duties and the reasons for the closure. 

Competencies:

  • Delegating Responsibility

  • Integrity

  • Safety Awareness

  • Meeting Membership

  • Quality Orientation

  • Analysis/Problem Identification  

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: 
Vocational School, On-the-Job Experience, or Associate’s degree
Experience:
2-5 years work-related experience
Other Requirements: 

  • Valid Wyoming driver's license is necessary

  • Must be able to obtain a Wyoming commercial driver's license (CDL) after employment

  • Requires ASE Certifications in Medium/Heavy Truck and/or Transit Bus

  • Supervisory experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Requires ASE Certifications in Medium/Heavy Truck and/or Transit Bus

  • Knowledge of equipment repair and maintenance operations for heavy-duty/light duty vehicles to include vans and buses. 

  • Experience with budget and cost control measures.

  • Experience with computers including Microsoft office and web based applications preferred.

  • Experience in hiring, managing, and supervisory skills.

  • Experience with inventory management, to include fluids, parts, and tools. 

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and potentially conflicting timelines.

  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to influence and build working relationships among diverse individuals to work effectively in a team and communicate well with others.

Pre-employment drug screening, participation in a drug and alcohol screening program as required by UW Drug and Alcohol Policy, and review of motor vehicle record history are required.

Required Materials:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. 

Posted Salary: $42,228-$51,812
Hours Per Week: 40
Job ID: 220257

Complete an online application and resume.

Questions about this position: Contact Shawn Fletcher - (307) 766-3573

Apply Now 

JOB PURPOSE:

Perform minor mechanical repairs, overhaul and maintain fleet vehicles and equipment. Ensure proper performance and safety of the University of Wyoming fleet.  Assist in all other repairs and preventative maintenance as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose, test, and repair malfunctioning equipment, with the use of diagnostic tools and equipment.

  • Perform skilled repair and maintenance on a variety of gasoline and diesel-powered equipment and vehicles such as replacing bearings, axle seals, brake master cylinders, etc.

  • Perform welding/cutting operations and minor body repairs.

  • Maintain accurate, updated records of preventive maintenance and repair work.

  • Perform routine vehicle and equipment preventive maintenance inspections, check and replace fluids, check lights and other electrical system components, etc.  Replace exhaust system components.

  • Disassemble components, inspect parts for wear.  Repair, overhaul, replace and rebuild water and fuel pumps, air conditioning components, compressors, radiators, etc.  Rewires electrical systems.  Replace, realign and adjust brakes and suspension components.

  • Safely operate tools, equipment, and machinery according to prescribed safety procedures

  • Maintain all shop equipment for safe working conditions.

  • Read and interpret vehicle manuals and schematics to perform complex repairs/maintenance.

Supplimental Functions:

  • Maintain accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.

  • Operate and test-drive vehicles as needed.

  • Coordinate outside service calls; assist in assigning/prioritizing workload.

  • May assist supervisor in assigning and/or scheduling work, ordering parts, and managing work orders.

  • Attend and participate in training and other professional development activities.

Competencies:

  • Collaboration

  • Consistency

  • Safety Awareness

  • Service Orientation

  • Analysis/Problem Identification 

  • Independence

  • Adaptability

  • Work Prioritization and Management

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: 
High school diploma or equivalent, Vocational School, On-the-Job Experience or associate’s degree.
Experience:
2 years work-related experience
Other Requirements: 

  • Valid Wyoming driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

  • ASE Automotive Technician certification

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with an ASE accreditation in one or more of the following:  engine repair, steering and suspension, brakes, heating and air conditioning ( including refrigerants and recycling )

  • Manual dexterity and physical stamina-ability to lift heavy objects and walk and stand for extended periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Good communication skills and strong attention to detail.

  • Teamwork

  • Diagnose, test and repair malfunctioning equipment with the use of diagnostic tools

  • Knowledge of computer software

Required Materials:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. 

Posted Salary: $36,000 - 51,065
Hours Per Week: 40
Job ID: 220553

Complete an online application and resume.

Questions about this position: Contact Russel Kersey - (307) 766-3570

Apply Now 

 


HIRING STATEMENT:
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. 

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.

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Transportation Services

Office Hours: (M-F)

Academic Yr: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

University of Wyoming

1602 E. Spring Creek Dr.

Dept 4313

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-9800

Email: tps@uwyo.edu

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