Motor Vehicle Operator II

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 516901
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Other, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:68040000 - BS-TRANSPORTATION / PARKING

Classification Title:

Motor Vehicle Operator II

Job Description:

This positions included the following:

  • Operation of UF Transportation and Parking Services vehicles to provide transport for students, staff and visitors in a safe, efficient and courteous manner. Following defined policies and procedures and utilizes department-provided equipment to communicate with dispatch, supervisors and fellow drivers while staying on schedule.
  • Aiding riders in need of embarking and disembarking assistance, including proper use of hydraulic lift for wheelchair riders.
  • Performing required pre-trip vehicle inspections, keeping the interior of the vehicle clean and alerting lead driver and supervisor of all needed repairs and maintenance.
  • Assisting with special event transportation and additional duties on an as-needed basis as directed by supervisor.

Expected Salary:

$15.00 hourly

Minimum Requirements:

Completion of ninth grade and One (1) year of relevant experience. Classified Driver License (CDL) appropriate to the type of vehicle operated required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous professional driving experience with transporting passengers preferred
  • Skill in operating a large passenger vehicle in congested areas
  • Knowledge and skill in operating a wheelchair lift equipped disabled shuttle
  • Ability to maintain schedule on fixed route while performing multiple stops with pickup and drop off of passengers
  • Safe driving record
  • Ability to recognize need for any vehicle maintenance
  • Knowledge of campus parking and transportation rules and regulations
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Ability to read and follow both written and verbal instructions and communicate effectively
  • Ability to use and operate Android and iPhone phones

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume. Cover letters are accepted and welcomed and may be uploaded as well.

All applicants must have a CDL, Class A, B, or C, with passenger (P) endorsement to be considered.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 08 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 22 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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