Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master's universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students. Mills College has recently become a Hispanic Serving Institution. Applicants with expertise and experience in supporting and promoting success for Latina/o students are encouraged to apply.
Mills College encourages diversity in hiring and particularly welcomes applications and nominations from women, gender non-binary individuals, and minorities. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines but to engage with diverse perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. For more information, please visit www.mills.edu.
Department/Unit: Public Safety /Parking & Transportation Supervisor(s)/Title(s): Public Safety Sergeant Department Head/Title: Director of Public Safety
OVERVIEW Campus Transit provides shuttle service to approximately 800,000 passengers, on an annual basis, and employs a staff of capable SAEOs, to assist with their transportation needs. This position requires individuals capable of operating and maintaining scheduled service on various routes. Individuals must be thoroughly familiar with a two-way radio communications system, as well as with FCC laws. Incumbents, in this position, will assist the Lead Operator, as necessary.
OPERATIONAL ADMINISTRATION (100%)
Responsible for safely transporting passengers in various types of buses and vans, on scheduled routes, between BART, the Mills and UC Berkeley Campuses, inter-campus and/or intra-campus routes as directed.
Ability to operate automatic, or manual, transmissions.
Responsible for safely transporting passengers to/from their destination, in a timely manner, following a prescribed route.
Ability to understand, explain and operate within established timeframes and route schedules.
Responsible for safely transporting passengers to/from Mills/UCB and various points in the Bay Area.
Ability to read and understand maps and travel directions.
Must know, enforce, and adhere to, and comply with all Federal, State and College regulations, which include safety policies.
Responsible for operating two-way radios, per departmental and FCC regulations.
Responsible for performing mechanical and administrative check-in and check-out procedures incidental to driving assigned vehicles.
Responsible for completing required departmental forms accurately and legibly.
Ability to operate wheelchair mechanisms, to assist disabled passengers, and be familiar with ADA passenger regulations, as they relate to transportation.
Ability to handle emergency situations according to college policies and procedures
Must have good working relationships with fellow workers.
Fulfill other duties, such as: refueling, closing windows, sweeping and/or washing bus interior, as needed, disposing of refuse from vehicles used for the shift, in the appropriate manner and receptacle, and turning-in lost items.
Performs other duties, as assigned by the Transit Supervisor, or designee, as needed.
All Shuttle Bus operators must have:
A valid Class A or B driver's license, with unrestricted passenger endorsements, and air brakes. ? Must satisfactorily complete a Pre-Trip Inspection, and an Air Brake Test.
Must demonstrate ability to safely drive Mills passenger vehicles.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to interact with diverse ridership.
Ability to read, give directions, properly execute safety protocol, interact with first-responders, and to write accidents, incidents and safety, or other, reports.
Ability to operate two-way radios and wheelchair lifts.
A valid medical certification and good driving record reflecting no more than one (1) moving violation, in the immediate 24-month period, preceding application date.
Ability to work independently.
Availability, and flexibility, to be reassigned, or to fill-in for shuttle bus operators, with minimum, or same-day, notification.
This is a full-time, non-exempt position with an FTE of 1.0. Hourly rate is $23.00 per hour, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, 10 days of vacation for year one, 15 days of vacation for years 2-10, and 22 days of vacation years 10+ plus, 12 sick days and 17 paid holidays (subject to annual review).
Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills' non-discrimination policy, please go to https://www.mills.edu/policies/ada-policies/nondiscrimination-statement.php.
All positions are subject to a background check. Prior to the first date of employment, an applicant's background check must be cleared.
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Mills is an independent liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for women and men. The College educates students to think critically and communicate responsibly and effectively, to accept the challenges of their creative visions, and to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to effect thoughtful changes in a global, multicultural society. Mills encourages openness to experimentation in the context of established academic disciplines. Programs are designed to reflect the importance of global issues, provide an understanding of the natural world, and enhance opportunities for women in their developing roles throughout society. The curriculum combines traditional liberal arts with new educational initiatives that recognize the value of cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity. Inspired by a teaching philosophy that grows out of its longstanding dedication to women?s education, Mills provides a dynamic learning environment that encourages intellectual exploration. The faculty of nationally and internationally respected scholars and artists is dedicated to developing the strengths of every student, preparing them for lifelong intellectual, personal, and professional growth.