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Van Operator (Partial Year)

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Information

Classification Title Service/Maintenance Worker FLSA Non-Exempt Job Family Equipment Operation 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

This is a benefits eligible, partial year position (August - May). Each selected candidate will sign a partial year agreement. Employees returning to work from designated partial-year leave periods are continued in the same position with no break in service and no change in the original hire date.

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 in 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. Drug and alcohol testing by the US Department of Transportation.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Communication skills and work with people of various backgrounds, physical, emotional, and 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 - mile each way. Work in adverse climates when loading and transporting

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.



Safe operation of ADA vans according to predetermined schedule and filliing out associated paperwork

Percentage of time 75 Duties/Responsibilities

Work in front office 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, attending safety meetings.

Percentage of time 5

Contact Information

Recruitment Contact

Contact Details Recruitment Contact Name Katrina Lasalle Recruitment Contact Email Recruitment Contact Phone

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* * Are you willing to walk, stand, stoop, bend, squat and lift up to 75lbs throughout a normal 8 hours work shift?
* Yes
* No
* No Response

* * Are you available to work weekends?
* Yes
* No

* * Are you available to work evenings until 11:30pm?

(Open Ended Question)

* * Please describe your experience working with people with disabilities.

(Open Ended Question)

* * How did you hear about this vacant position?
* UGAJobs (UGA's job board)
* LinkedIn
* Handshake
* HigherEdJobs
* A current UGA employee
* Other (please provide resource)

* * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
* No Response
* No
* Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

* Resume/CV
* Cover Letter

Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact University HR (

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.

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Van Operator (Partial Year), Other , Athens, Georgia

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