The Vice President for Finance and Administration division is seeking qualified applicants for the Transit Driver-Intermittent positions within the Transportation & Parking Services department. Established in 1804, OHIO University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio & the first in the Northwest Territory. Located in the scenic Appalachian foothills, its classic residential campus in Athens, Ohio, is one of the most attractive in the nation. These positions are responsible for providing transportation services for students, faculty/staff and visitors of Ohio University to include scheduled university routes, on-demand transportation resources, accessibility transport & special event accommodations. Positions focus on providing excellent customer service and safe, efficient and reliable transport to customers with adherence to all university, state and federal laws and regulations. Positions will consist primarily of night and weekend transit work. Duties include the following: 1. Operates transportation services for students, faculty/staff and visitors of Ohio University to include scheduled university routes on-demand transportation resources, accessibility transport & special event accommodations. Provides superior customer service and safe, efficient transport to customers with adherence to all university, state, and federal laws and regulations. Assists with handling of equipment/luggage, materials & supplies. Performs routine vehicle inspection activities and maintains proper transportation documentation to ensure compliance with all position requirements. 2. Assists with transportation dispatching and ride request scheduling as needed based on transportation request demand utilizing scheduling software to meet campus transportation needs. 3. Responsible for cleaning, inspecting and general maintenance duties associated with university fleet to include washing and fueling of vehicles. These Intermittent positions are scheduled as needed not to exceed 1000 hours per rolling year. EVENINGANDWEEKENDWORKWILL BE REQUIRED. Position should exhibit demonstrated safe driving practices, strong interpersonal communication skills and a customer-care oriented approach. Position will be required to work with scheduling software at times and should exhibit a willingness to learn new technologies. Applicant must successfully complete in-house driver and dispatcher training within first 60 days of employment.
High school diploma or GED
Must have valid Class D license with demonstrated safe driving record
Skill in operating PCs and related technology devices*.
*Developed after Employment
Planning Unit: Vice President for Finance & Administration
Department: Transportation & Parking
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Casey Hendershot
Employment Type: intermittent regular
Minimum of $11.60 per hour
Internal Number: 37750
About Ohio University
Ohio University is home to one of the nation’s friendliest and most picturesque campuses. But more importantly, it’s where you can become part of a two-century tradition of excellence and embark upon a rewarding career that will make a real difference. From teaching and research to admissions, facilities maintenance, and residence life, our faculty and staff propel Ohio University’s mission of helping students become their best selves. OHIO offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. For a complete list of employment opportunities, please visit www.ohiouniversityjobs.com.Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity affirmative action institution. For more information about Ohio University’s policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment, visit www.ohio.edu/equity.