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Transportation Attendant

Employer
University of North Texas
Location
Denton

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Title: Transportation Attendant

Employee Classification: Parking & Transport Attendant

Campus: University of North Texas

Division: UNT-VP Finance & Admin

SubDivision-Department: UNT-Parking & Transportation

Department: UNT-Parking Services-152510

Job Location: Denton

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

FTE: 1.000000

Retirement Eligibility:

About Us - Values Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year. We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team. Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values at www.UNTSystem.edu.

Department Summary

Transportation Services supports the University's mission by maximizing campus access through environmentally sustainable practices, superior customer service, and through innovation and professional management of transportation resources and facilities.

Position Overview

Person in this position protect people and property and enforce parking regulations in the University Community. This includes but is not limited to: Security Services including vehicular and foot patrol, building, and parking facility security/securement. Service Assistance including assistance with vehicle starting, open vehicles, changing/filling tires, providing directions and security escorts. Supporting the law enforcement and traffic functions of the UNT Police Department.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent.

A valid driver 's license may be required to operate a motorized vehicle, including golf carts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Knowledge of campus geography and building locations (or ability to rapidly assimilate). Physical stamina to perform work which requires considerable standing, walking, and outdoor exposure. Ability to lift items up to approximately 50 lbs. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal range. Skill (or ability to develop skill) in the use of alarm and access devices, police radio equipment, basic office and computing equipment. Ability to make independent decisions concerning adherence to procedures and guidelines. Ability to function under pressure or in emergency situations. Skill in the safe operation of a vehicle (if position requires driving a University vehicle). Satisfactory driving record (if position requires driving a University vehicle). Ability to maintain insurability under the Universitys liability policy (if position requires driving a University vehicle).

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Excellent customer service skills. Demonstrates willingness to take initiative. Encourages process improvements.

Required License/Registration/Certifications

Job Duties:

  • Work activities are directed toward optimal resource utilization workload (quantity of work)
  • Work activities and outcomes are planned to exceed minimum standards (quality of work)
  • Manages time well and completes assigned projects within established guidelines
  • Works as a member of a team placing team goals ahead of individual goals
  • Consistently performs all duties as required related to building/facility security
  • Consistently and fairly enforces parking rules and regulations
  • Generates appropriate level of vehicle and/or foot patrol in and around campus facilities
  • Ensures compliance with policies and appropriate statutes
  • Ensures compliance with safety guidelines and procedures
  • Uses appropriate discretion in resolving problems, performance issues, and complaints

Work Schedule:

Hours and days may vary, Monday thru Friday 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Driving University Vehicle:

Yes

Security Sensitive:

This is a Security Sensitive Position.

Special Instructions:

Benefits:

For information regarding our Benefits, click here.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit -- and takes actions to prevent -- discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence) and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates complaints of discrimination and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose any form of harassment or discriminatory practice, file a charge or report, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Organization

Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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