Motor Vehicle Operator I, 12 Months, Office of Facilities

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Kean University
Location
Union, New Jersey

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External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.
  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields – you will need to verify that the data is accurate.
  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.

Office of Facilities

Motor Vehicle Operator I, 12 Months

Under the direction of Facilities management, the Motor Vehicle Operator I is responsible for providing coach bus, shuttle bus and/or van transportation services for University students, faculty, staff and visitors on campus, at athletics functions, at special events both on and off state property and to/from other destinations as assigned, always ensuring transportation and passenger safety. In addition to providing transportation, the Motor Vehicle Operator is responsible for observing all federal, state and local regulations regarding the safe and lawful operation of the coach bus, shuttle bus and/or van and ensures safety for vehicle equipment and operation. The Motor Vehicle Operator maintains a professional demeanor with members of the Kean community and its visitors at all times; performs pickup and/or delivery assignments; attends Department sanctioned training and follows procedures outlined in training sessions; does simple clerical work; and performs additional duties as required. Full-time employees work forty (40) hours weekly. Schedule may vary significantly from week to week, with multiple day/overnight trips and weekends required.

This is not a remote position and requires a physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor. It requires working on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and interacting directly with students following all procedures and protocols set forth in the University’s Restart Plan and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.

Qualifications: A valid New Jersey Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B with Passenger endorsement and two (2) years of experience in work involving the operation of trucks and/or buses is required. Experience driving motor coach buses and/or driver training in motor coach buses is preferred. This position requires driving for short and extended time periods. Employee must have the ability to sit for long hours, with walking and standing also required.

This is a provisional appointment. The selected candidate must successfully complete an exam administered by the State of New Jersey Civil Service Commission in order to be eligible for a regular appointment.

Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to appointment.

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, you may submit a request for an exemption. If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule. All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

Organization

With a rich history in higher education that spans more than 150 years, Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 48 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs, with over 85 options for graduate study including doctoral programs in psychology and education leadership.

 

The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning, and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty, and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.

With so much to offer, students who graduate Kean University leave well-prepared for success in careers…and life, in general. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

 

 

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