Truck Driver 1-Float Sch

Cheney, WA
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Truck Driver 1- Float Schedule

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University. We are seeking self-motivated, independent workers for an open Truck Driver 1 position. Positions in this level perform various duties including interdepartmental moves, recycle collection and processing, refuse collection and support of Event Planning functions and set ups as well as other functions associated within these areas. Due to the main focus of this department this is a floating schedule position and to qualify candidates must be available to work a wide range of days and hours.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis. Successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-placement physical.

This position, during the course of university employment, will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

This is an agency shop position.

Physical Demands

Successful candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis. Successful candidate must be able to work outdoors during inclement weather conditions. Successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-placement physical.
If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at

Required Qualifications:

Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license.
Minimum age of 18.
Physical ability to do the job.

Specific Position Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED
Must be able to work any shifts and any days.
Must be able to read, write and understand written documents.
Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification and experience driving forklifts.
Able to work overtime/extended hours on occasion.
Previous moving experience e.g. (Furniture, Boxes, Pallets, other materials)
Previous experience operating refuse collection vehicles e.g. (Rotator truck)
Previous experience operating a commercial recycling baler.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Must have the ability to prioritize daily duties.
Must have excellent customer service skills.
Must be a team-oriented worker with flexibility to assist fellow coworkers throughout campus.