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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024


Posting Number: SRGV7320
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Brownsville, Texas
Department: Campus Auxiliary Services
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To provide skilled work in the routine operation of shuttles, trans, passenger vans, buses and other vehicles. Performs routine (journey-level) motor vehicle operations. Responsible for the safe operation of University vehicles and provide quality customer service to passengers.

Description of Duties:
  • Drives and operates assigned vehicle over designated route or to specific destination.
  • Prepares and maintains records pertaining to vehicle operation, including completion of mileage reports.
  • Performs daily vehicle inspection and reports needed adjustments or repairs to Supervisor or Vehicle Services.
  • Ensures timely scheduling and performance of vehicle maintenance.
  • Ensures vehicle passenger capacity is not exceeded.
  • Fuels vehicles.
  • Performs minor maintenance and cleaning of vehicles.
  • Adhere to timely performance of service to meet required schedule.
  • May be required to transport supplies and/or materials.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General and specific instructions from supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Instructions to other drivers when assigned.

Required Education:
High school graduation or GED.

Preferred Education:

Commercial driver’s license or higher (CDL) Class B license with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsement is required for shuttle buses and other personnel carriers. As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157, applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their prior State of residence(s).

Required Experience:
One (1) year of experience driving a shuttle, bus, tram, comparable truck, or passenger van on a commercial basis, OR having successfully acquired a class B or higher CDL with passenger endorsement and no air brake restriction while employed as a transit driver in training with UTRGV.

Preferred Experience:

Ability to operate vehicles of the type owned by the University.
Preferred: Ability to use automotive tools in performing minor repairs. Experience working with ADA equipment, i.e. wheelchair lift.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Exposure to weather and driving hazards. Positions subject to DOT regulations which include drug and alcohol testing. Testing includes pre-employment, random and for cause. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

Knowledge of motor vehicle operations, passenger, traffic rules and regulations, ensuring proper maintenance of motor vehicles and exercising proper safety precautions when operating a vehicle. Skill in operating motor vehicles. Ability to follow schedules and instructions in operating vehicles and to follow practices in loading and unloading cargo.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 02/01/2024
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the VP of HR & Talent Development .

To apply, visit jeid-72751544f738784584172d6f5b83abfa

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