Transportation Clerk

Job description

Job Title:

Transportation Clerk

FLSA Status:

Salaried Non Exempt

Posted Salary Range:


Employment Status:

Full Time


Facilities Management

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.); and 1 year administrative support or secretarial experience.
Licensing Requirements: NONE

Purpose of Job:

The Transportation Clerk works under general supervision of the Transportation Manager and performs clerical and administrative support functions within the transportation department.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The incumbent is responsible for checking the registrations of drivers, reporting their absence or other irregularities to the Transportation Manager in order to initiate further actions. The Transportation Clerk makes reservation of transport, delivery and collection of payments, or any other duties that may be prescribed by the Transportation Manager. The clerk is also responsible for the administrative duties of the office.

Essential Job Functions :

•Plans, organizes, and controls activities related to transportation.
•Manages the fleet and allocated budget.
•Maintains relationship with the insurance company and follow claims.
•Accepts group booking and ensures that transportation charges are calculated correctly.
•Obtains licenses for transport and execution of motor vehicle.
•Follows due dates for renewal of licenses, permits, etc. and reports to supervisors/managers to initiate appropriate action.
•Answers requests for proposals and orders from customers.
•Receives and confirms orders for transportation.
•Makes progress reports and expenditure forecasting.


•Transportation Clerk must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.
•Must possess at least one year of specialized experience involving the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of this position.
•Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.

Licensing and Certifications :


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

•Computer skills.
•Communication, planning and negotiation skills.
•Ability to organize/schedule/ prioritize request of vehicles or jobs.
•Ability to maintain records of vehicle operations.
•Appropriate mathematical skills to prepare basic statistical reports.

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas:


Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:

Not Required

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:

Not Required

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:

Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:

Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:

Not Required



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EEO Statement:

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA/ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time