The Transportation Services department of Transportation and Parking at West Virginia University is seeking applications for an ADA Van Driver. This position is responsible for t ransporting mobility impaired students by providing the necessary care and assistance, maintaining records/trip sheets, and operating specially equipped vehicles for handicapped persons.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Use a specially equipped mini bus to transport mobility impaired passengers, stopping designated locations and following a pre-determined schedule.
Assist mobility impaired persons with various adaptive devices, as well as rider transfer from motorized scooter or wheel chair to a passenger seat; secure motorized equipment for a safe transport of rider and equipment.
Adhere to WVU, State and Federal transportation regulations, protocols and procedures.
Communicate daily with scheduler of on-going operations and serve as a scheduler as needed. This will include determining whether schedule can be maintained and communicating changes as needed.
Maintain records of trips/persons transported and submit monthly reports to supervisor.
Inspect assigned bus and maintain responsibility for safe operating conditions, as well as exterior and interior cleaning and daily fuel and fluid checks.
Enforce parking regulations in assigned area through dissemination of information and issuing citations.
Assist with fee collections at the Mountainlair Parking Garage and short term parking areas on campus, which involves handling large sums of cash.
Complete required maintenance in parking areas, including operating self-propelled pressurized line painting machine, washing down parking structures, sweeping and cleaning, and making minor repairs, as needed.
File complaints and appear in county magistrate court and provide sworn testimony regarding parking enforcement and witnessed criminal activities.
Direct the parking and flow of pedestrian and vehicle travel during campus events and assists University Police in other traffic related matters.
Pay Grade: 10, WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
At least one (1) year of experience in the following required:
Driving vehicles weighing between 10,000 lbs and 26,000 lbs.
Customer service experience
At least one (1) year of experience in the following preferred:
Aiding/assisting disabled persons
Operating disability equipment
Dealing with the public and difficult people
Experience driving in congested and residential areas
Planning and executing daily routes
Must obtain a Class D Chauffeur's License valid in West Virginia within 30 days of hire
Must obtain the following within 6 months of hire:
Emergency first-aid and CPR certification
Certification in wheelchair passenger assistance equipment
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Feb 22, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 219203
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.