Professional Services

Job description

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Professional Services

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The individual will be responsible for safely transporting groups and individuals to both intrastate and interstate destinations. While this individual will primarily operate a motor coach, the individual will also be required to operate passenger vans, cargo vans, sedans and various university trucks. Maintenance of assigned bus as well as general maintenance of the university automotive fleet.

The Transportation Manager or designee will determine priorities for the individual in this position. Written and/or oral instructions will be provided for the performance of duties, in addition to working from previously established guidelines. The individual will also be required to be on duty as scheduled by the Transportation Manager or designee. Overtime may be required, and may be significant at times, in order to effectively perform the duties of the position.

All accidents/incidents, whether on duty or off duty, that may affect the ability to maintain this classification of driver’s license must be reported to the Director or designee immediately. All accidents/incidents, while on duty, no matter how minor, must be reported to the Director or designee immediately.

Depending on the work to be accomplished and available manpower, this position will be assigned to one or more of the following specific types of activities on a daily basis:l times.

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Required Skills:

1. possession of a valid driver license as required by the State of Illinois for the type of motor vehicle(s) to be operated by the incumbent (Class B CDL with Passenger Endorsement and no restrictions for air brakes).
2. three years of experience in the maintenance and operation of motor vehicles

Preferred Qualification:

Previous experience driving charter buses

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including the employment dates and duties for all positions held.

Current NIU students carrying six or more hours are not eligible for extra help employment.

Employment is contingent upon your passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources. Pre-employment medical exam (as necessary, depending on the Physical Demands listed in the position) must also be cleared by Human Resources.

EEO Statement:

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
[email protected]

Visa Policy:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation:

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education (AAEOE) at [email protected].

Clery Act Information:

NIU provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years. The Annual Security Report containing security and safety information is available at or by contacting the University Police Department and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at or by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

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Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time