Trucking Services Supervisor

Reporting to the Manager, Waste and Recycling Management, this position Oversees all aspects of the day-to-day delivery of goods and services performed by Campus Physical Plant - Trucking; Maintains and manages all databases relating to transportation activities; Receives order information from various sources including: work orders, emails, web-site, and direct phone requests; Directs the transport of materials to and from specified locations; Loads and unloads University vehicles; Provides event set-ups and take-downs; and Moves and relocates office furnishings, surplus, etc., as required; Monitors and forecasts delivery schedules and staffing needs; Plans, schedules and dispatches truckers and contract services to assigned routes daily to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency; Provides routing and handling instructions for specific products or services and training for common products; Ensures drivers meet daily task delivery goals; Audits driver and delivery logs, noting complaints and issues; Ensures maintenance of vehicles in good running condition; Initiates cost efficiency measures in transportation and trucking services; and Models and promotes excellent customer service for internal and external customers.

Job Title
Trucking Services Supervisor

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
3CP12:Phys Plt-Trucking Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods; Repetitive Motion.
While work is primarily done in an office environment, work is also performed in the field in non-office type conditions where position holder may be exposed to elements of weather and/or temperature extremes when reviewing a job site(s).


7:30am - 4:15pm (Monday - Friday)
Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors and crisis management requiring night(s), weekend(s), and holiday(s) response.


MS Windows/Office; SAP; KRONOS
Driver's License - Preferred
Knowledge of Logistics and Driver/Core Development - Preferred

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Associate's Degree + 5 Years

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid Kentucky Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate your number of years of full-time paid supervisory experience.
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Describe your experience in leading a team or an organization. What is your approach to leadership?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe how your skills and experience make you a good fit for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Have you had hands-on experience in entering data and generating reports through SAP?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience in working with databases (entering data, reporting on data, etc)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * How many years of dispatching experience do you have?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Lexington Herald Leader (newspaper ad)
    • Richmond Register (newpaper ad)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents