Driver Helper

Washington, DC
May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

Facilities, a department in Division of Operation's Facilities and Campus Development under the Executive Vice President and Treasurer's portfolio, manages and maintains GW's property and grounds on all three of GW's campuses. This includes housekeeping, routine and emergency maintenance, moving services, pest control, project management, life safety upkeep, HVAC repairs, grounds maintenance, and recycling/waste management. Our maintenance team includes electricians, carpenters, painters, HVAC technicians, locksmiths, plumbers, and groundskeepers.

The Driver Helper will perform duties that require accompanying Drivers on transportation assignments. The Driver Helper reports to the Transportation Manager. This position is Designated On-Site; meaning that the incumbent(s) of this position are required to physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment to the University's operating status. This position is a part of the Teamsters Local Union 639.

The core responsibilities are to complete the following:

• Move materials within buildings and load/unload or assist in loading/unloading sedans, vans, and trucks

• Drive, chauffer, pick-up and deliver materials

• Receive, check, and store materials

• Conduct basic vehicle maintenance

• Perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to speak, read, and write English is necessary.
Six months of commercial driving experience is necessary.
A valid driver's license is necessary.
Sufficient physical strength to load and unload occasionally heavy items is necessary.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Operations Family Facilities & Campus Ops Sub-Family Transportation Stream Service and Support Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Position Designation: Designated On-Site: Employees who are required to physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment to the university's operating status Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? Yes (Department Specific) Posting Number: S006238 Job Open Date: 05/04/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you currently a member of the Teamsters Local 639 Union?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

Documents needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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