Reserve Shuttle Driver

Reserve Shuttle Driver - POSITION CLOSED
Department:  Security
Date:  07/23/2019


Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America’s most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby’s rigorous academic program is rooted in deep exploration of ideas and close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Students pursue intellectual passions, choosing among 58 majors or developing their own. Independent and collaborative research, study abroad, and internships offer robust opportunities to prepare students for postgraduate success. Colby is home to a community of 2,000 dedicated and diverse students from around the globe. Its Maine location provides easy access to world-class research institutions and civic engagement experiences.

In a period of fast-paced progress, Colby is building on its strong foundation while remaining committed to excellence, to supporting students and faculty at the highest levels, and to the College’s deep liberal arts traditions. This new chapter includes the creation of innovative academic initiatives and partnerships, strengthening the connections between the liberal arts and the professional world, revitalizing downtown Waterville, and pursuing significant capital projects for performing arts and athletics. Colby invites applicants to apply for the position of:


Office of Security

Part-Time, Temporary, Non-Exempt, Hourly, Staff Appointment

The reserve shuttle driver will provide van rides on a determined schedule between Colby College and Downtown Waterville providing some security services for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The reserve shuttle driver will be expected to respond to calls for service in a timely and professional manner to the off-campus residence hall, support and enforce College policies, and work effectively as a member of the security staff and as a member of a diverse community. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our College, including its cultural and ethnic diversity.

  • Drive shuttle bus between Colby College and Downtown Waterville on a strict schedule
  • Respond to fire and security alarms at the off-campus residence hall
  • Provide lockout services for the off-campus residence hall
  • Maintain an alertness for suspicious activities during shift
  • Deal with incidents as necessary at the off-campus residence hall
  • Provide informational assistance and promote good public relations
  • Complete necessary reports and paperwork
  • Participate in on-the-job training
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and training sessions
  • Pickup and deliver mail twice a day to and from off campus facilities
  • Perform additional duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; professional coursework or post-secondary education a plus
  • Valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) with P (Passenger Bus Vehicle) endorsement required and must meet Colby’s Fleet Safety Policy requirements
  • Additional training and certifications in First Aid and CPR and First Responders Training preferred
  • Well-developed public relations skills; able to perform duties in a flexible, non-confrontational environment; work with members of a diverse community; and utilize diplomacy and tact in dealing with sensitive situations
  • Effectively operate a variety of equipment including portable/mobile radios and computers
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to complete clear, concise, and accurate logs, reports, and other documentation
  • Ability to make an impact through work as a member of a team and diverse community
This position has significant interactions with students, faculty, staff, and other outside constituencies.

General campus environment. Position involves frequent movement. Employee must be able to sit and drive for long periods of time. Some lifting, sitting, and computer use possible.
Interested candidates should apply electronically by clicking the "Apply Now" button on the Colby College website. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references. Materials should be addressed to:

Reserve Shuttle Driver - Search Committee
Office of Human Resources
Colby College
5500 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8855


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A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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