Driver, Optometry Mobile Eye Center

University of Missouri - St. Louis
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 12, 2023

Hiring Department

College of Optometry

Job Description



This is work involving operation of Mobile Eye Unit and performance of routine duties which may require manual labor. Work is reviewed by observation for efficiency, safety and overall results. Functional contacts include co-workers and other university staff and students.

  • Operate Mobile Eye Unit for performing transportation to and from various locations throughout St. Louis and the surrounding area. In connection with driving duties, employees of this class may be required to operate mechanical or hydraulic vehicle attachments to accomplish assignments.
  • May transport students and their equipment to and from work destinations.
  • May pick up and deliver materials at the start of each work day for transport on the Mobile Eye Unit.
  • May be required to perform light custodial services on Mobile Eye Unit.
  • Perform routine driver maintenance including observation and reporting of vehicle defects.
  • May perform or assist in performance of any of the following: preparation of cost estimates, preparation of material orders, maintenance of records and preparation of reports.
  • Because of necessary fluctuations of work loads, an incumbent in this class may be required on an occasional basis and according to need to perform duties outside his area at a level of skill the same as or lower than required by his ordinary assignment. Normal safety requirements, scheduling and the most efficient use of manpower and equipment are taken into consideration in such assignments.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Under direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Clinical Operations.
  • None
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.


16 Hours/Week

Minimum Qualifications
  • A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
  • Must be able to read and write.
  • One year experience in driving appropriate size vehicle.
  • Skill in the safe and efficient operation of appropriate size vehicle.
  • Knowledge of state and local laws governing the operation of motor vehicles.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • A person working in this classification will need to be able to lift moderately heavy (25-50 lb) objects on a daily basis.
  • Possession of a valid state driver’s license is required.
  • A valid “Class E” Commercial Driver’s License.
Anticipated Hiring Range

Pay commensurate with education and experience.
Pay Range: Minimum Hourly: $12.42 - $16.34
Grade: C
University Title: Driver

Application Materials

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter and resume) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.) to the UMSL Job site: Http://
For questions about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email

Finalists will be required to complete a skills test administered online. The skills test will take between 45-60 minutes to complete.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate. In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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