Wildlife Camps Bus Driver | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

Location:         Macbride Nature Recration Area

Supervisor:      Assistant Director for UI Wildlife Camps (UIWC), Assistant Director for UI School of the Wild (SCW)

Rate of Pay:     $8.60/hour (starting wage)


To assist with the operations of the SOW and UIWC Programs.  Safely transport students to and from UI SOW and/or UIWC on school bus.


  • Safely transport students and campers and staff. 
  • Arrive at SOW or UIWC punctually and leave upon coordinator’s discretion at the end of the day.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and willingness to be flexible in duties and interactions with students.  Maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Focusing on working as a team with other instructors, coordinators and bus drivers.
  • Good communication skills when meeting with students, parents/guardians, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Complete daily safety inspection of bus before students enter every morning.
  • Daily clean-up and lock-up of bus after students have exited every afternoon.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Mandatory attendance at orientation training for UIWC.

Training/Certification Requirements

  • Successful completion of Criminal Background Check & pre-employment Drug/Alcohol Test.
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Apply by filling out the online job application.