Aug 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number: SRGV3525
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Campus Auxiliary Services
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To provide skilled work in the routine operation of shuttles, trans, passenger vans, buses and other vehicles. Performs routine (journey-level) motor vehicle operations. Responsible for the safe operation of University vehicles and provide quality customer service to passengers.

Description of Duties:
• Drives and operates assigned vehicle over designated route or to specific destination.
• Prepares and maintains records pertaining to vehicle operation, including completion of mileage reports.
• Performs daily vehicle inspection and reports needed adjustments or repairs to Supervisor or Vehicle Services.
• Ensures timely scheduling and performance of vehicle maintenance.
• Ensures vehicle passenger capacity is not exceeded.
• Fuels vehicles.
• Performs minor maintenance and cleaning of vehicles.
• Adhere to timely performance of service to meet required schedule.
• Performs related work as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General and specific instructions from supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Instructions to other drivers when assigned.

Required Education:
High school graduation or GED.

Preferred Education:

Commercial driver’s license (CDL) Class B license with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsement is required for shuttle buses and other personnel carriers. Obtaining and maintaining a Texas driver’s license is a condition of employment. Obtaining of endorsements to be able to drive any vehicle without weight restriction required by June 2019.

Required Experience:
One (1) year of experience driving a shuttle, bus, tram, comparable truck, or passenger van on a commercial basis.

Preferred Experience:

Ability to operate vehicles of the type owned by the University.
Preferred: Ability to use automotive tools in performing minor repairs. Experience working with ADA equipment, i.e. wheelchair lift.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Exposure to weather and driving hazards.

Knowledge of motor vehicle operations, passenger, traffic rules and regulations, ensuring proper maintenance of motor vehicles and exercising proper safety precautions when operating a vehicle . Skill in operating motor vehicles. Ability to follow schedules and instructions in operating vehicles and to follow practices in loading and unloading cargo. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 09/21/2017
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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