Located in Willimantic, CT, Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) is one of the State of Connecticut institutions of higher learning and the state’s designated public liberal arts university. Our mission is to provide high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs to a diverse population of talented students.
We have a vacancy for a University Driver. This position is part-time, temporary during the academic semesters. The schedule is Monday through Friday during the morning hours. You must hold a valid CDL license with a passenger endorsement is required.
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission. Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact the hiring agency's human resources office: LaShawn McBride, HR-Recruitment@easternct.edu, (860) 465-5220.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
At the University of Connecticut and Connecticut State Universities this class is accountable for driving vehicles to transport passengers to local or distant points according to a time schedule.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Drives university vehicles, including but not limited to transit buses, over-the-road coaches, service plate vehicles, vans, passenger cars and other motorized conveyances; makes daily or overnight trips; picks up passengers at specified areas and transports to destination; debarks passengers and assists with baggage; regulates heating, lighting, and ventilating system for passenger comfort; complies with local traffic regulations and reports delays or accidents; may make minor repairs and change tires; inspects vehicle being used and checks gas, oil, and water before departure; keeps records; may perform automotive maintenance work as assigned; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of traffic and motor vehicle laws and regulations; knowledge of the standard tools, materials, methods and practices of automotive and equipment mechanics; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to operate a bus and other transit vehicles; ability to follow directions; ability to plan effective and practical routes to specified destinations and/or follow prescribed routes.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years of experience driving public service vehicles.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have included driving transit buses or over-the-road coaches.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Graduation from a vocational or technical school with coursework in automotive mechanics may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
2. A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to hazardous road conditions.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.