University Passenger Driver

Employer
Washington and Lee University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 22, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Part Time


Job Description:

The University Passenger Driver provides prompt, safe, and reliable transportation for W&L community members as assigned. Maintains basic cleanliness and maintenance on University transport vehicles which include 10 person vans and other multi-passenger vehicles.

Washington and Lee University actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in their areas of expertise.

ESSENTIAL AND RELATED FUNCTIONS:
  • Provides transportation shuttle services for University students, faculty, and staff as assigned. This includes local, in-town, shuttle services, as well as shuttle services to various airports or other transportation hubs in Virginia, including Roanoke, Richmond, and the metro Washington D.C. areas.

  • Assist passengers with loading luggage into and out of the vehicle.

  • Maintains appropriate passenger limits according to transport vehicle specifications, and ensures passenger safety during transports.

  • Conducts vehicle inspections for safety and damage, and promptly reports any issues to supervisor.

  • Ensures that the transport vehicle is fueled, well-maintained, clean, and presentable at all times.

  • Makes timely reports of accidents, incidents, or other unusual occurrences.

  • Other duties as assigned.

WORK SCHEDULE: Work hours vary, on an as needed basis, with mostly daytime hours on both weekdays and weekend. This position works 10 months of the year, during the academic year, a maximum of 29 hours per week and 999 hours per anniversary year.

MINIMUM PAY: $17.00 - Pay Commensurate With Experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Successful candidate will possess a high degree of reliability, ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Successful candidate will also possess the ability to relate well to students, faculty and a diverse community. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and a good driving history. Ability to sit and/or drive for long periods of time in all weather conditions.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the positions are filled. A resume and cover letter are optional. Upload both required documents to the Resume/CV upload section of the application. You will be asked to provide names and contact information for three professional references.

External Applicants: Application instructions for external applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here .

Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu or here .

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.

  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside

TYPE OF WORK: Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Position Type:

Non-Exempt, Part Time, Non-Benefit Eligible

The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including a minimum of one booster. New employees must provide proof of at least their first shot prior to the first day of employment. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption to the vaccination requirement.

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