Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements.
At Will/Just Cause:
Summary of Position:
Provide safe transportation for passengers, equipment, and packages. Assist in maintenance of University owned and leased vehicles.
High school diploma or GED equivalency.
Required Work Experience:
Three years full-time equivalent of combined bus and heavy equipment truck driving, with emphasis on bus driving experience. Demonstrated experience with minor automotive repair and driving all types of vehicles.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Michigan commercial driver’s license (CDL), Group A or B with endorsements ‘P’ with no restrictions.
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
Check safety of lights, tires, water, battery, fluids (windshield washer, oil, power steering), and replace or add as needed. Clean and/or deliver a variety of goods and equipment to/from off and on campus locations. Drive commercial-type vehicles to safely transport students, faculty and/or add as needed. Pick up/deliveries to/from campus, newly purchased University vehicles and pick up, haul and/or deliver a variety of goods and equipment to/from off and on campus locations. Report needed repairs that warrant mechanic’s attention. Wash, vacuum, extract motor vehicle interior and/or as needed. Other duties may be assigned. Maintain safety and health standards in all duties and responsibilities. Maintain safety and security of equipment, vehicles, keys, tools, materials, and inventories. Report to immediate supervisor.
Skills and Abilities:
Available to works days, evenings, and weekends. Check and correct safety of vehicle lights and fluid levels. Communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty and visitors. Keep accurate records. Read, understand and follow directions Check and correct safety of vehicle lights and fluid levels. Understand, use good judgment, and follow procedures established through safety training and the physical plant safety manual. Work harmoniously with others in situations of variable temperatures; noise; and stressful workloads. Work independently. Lift a minimum of 15 lbs. and occasionally up to 50 lbs. Meet applicable Department of Transportation requirements. Must pass physical exam and drug test every two years. Sit, walk, lift, and bend. Test drug free and/or to submitting application.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence. Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.
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