Van Operator (Temporary)

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Van Operator (Temporary)


Auxiliary Campus Transit Operations

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EOO Statement:

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.


Safe operation of ADA vans according to predetermined schedule and completing the associated paperwork.

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Occasional non-driving duties such as vehicle washing and attending safety meetings.

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Temporary Service/Maintenance (NE)



Position Summary:

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 time sheets and vehicle condition reports. Operates other vehicle equipment such as electronic AVL equipment and wheelchair ramps.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Good communication skills and an ability to work effectively with people of various backgrounds, physical, emotional, and developmental disabilities, and skill levels. Ability to work with a tablet, handheld radio, and learn to operate company software.

Physical Demands:

Sit for long periods of time, lift up to 15 pounds, and assist securing a wheelchair with restraints.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/9/2019
Application Due: 3/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time