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Van Operator

University of Georgia
retirement plan
United States, Georgia, Athens
Jul 18, 2024
Posting Details
Posting Details


Posting Number S11256P
Working Title Van Operator
Department Auxiliary Transit Opera
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
College/Unit/Department website tps.uga.edu
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Full/Part time Full Time
Work Schedule
Additional Schedule Information
40 Hours Per Week
Hours and Schedule may vary to include evenings and weekends.
Advertised Salary $17.896635 / hr
Posting Date 04/30/2024
Open until filled Yes
Closing Date
Proposed Starting Date 06/03/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).
USG Core Values Statement
The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.
Position Information


Classification Title Service/Maintenance Worker
FLSA Non-Exempt
FTE 1.00
Minimum Qualifications
Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications
Position Summary
Transport passengers with registered disabilities in an accessible van to and from various campus locations in accordance with applicable laws and department procedures. Assist passengers entering and exiting the vehicle as necessary. Inspect vehicle before, during, and after shift to ensure vehicle is in proper operating condition. Complete necessary paperwork, including timesheets and vehicle condition reports. Operates other vehicle equipment such as electronic AVL equipment and wheelchair ramps. Be trained to occasionally fill in at the front office answering phones and scheduling ADA pickups and drop-offs using TransLoc software. Be trained to occasionally drive library van route service between Athens and Atlanta. Occasional charters and special assignments. Incumbents will submit to pre-hire and random drug and alcohol testing by the US Department of Transportation.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Communication skills and the ability to work with people of various backgrounds, physical, emotional, developmental disabilities, and skill levels. Work with computers and learn to operate company software.
Physical Demands
Sit for long periods of time
Lift up to 50 pounds
Walk up to 1/4 mile each way
Work in adverse climates when loading and transporting.
Driving to perform job related duties.
Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes
Is this a Position of Trust? No
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.
Background Investigation Policy
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.
Duties/Responsibilities


Duties/Responsibilities
Safe operation of ADA vans according to predetermined schedule and filling out associated paperwork.
Percentage of time 75


Duties/Responsibilities
Assist in front office with service request and scheduling ADA pickups.
Percentage of time 10


Duties/Responsibilities
Safe operation of vehicles on occasional charters or special assignments.
Percentage of time 5


Duties/Responsibilities
Safe operation of library van operating between Athens and Atlanta.
Percentage of time 5


Duties/Responsibilities
Occasional non-driving duties such as bus washing and attending safety meetings.
Percentage of time 5
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