Essential Functions: Drive licensed vehicles for University business. Operate standard and automatic transmission trucks, vans, buses and passenger cars safely; understand and obey all traffic laws. Pick up and deliver packages, furniture, equipment and other matter; transport department personnel; run errands; assist in loading and unloading vehicle.
Operate groundskeeping equipment. Safely use tractors and jeeps equipped with snow plows, snow brushes, scrapers, auger, rakes plows, sprayers, trailers, weed cutters, salt spreaders and other attachments; run forklift trucks, street sweepers and driver-operated lawn mowers; use equipment requiring manipulation of several controls simultaneously.
Perform routine servicing of vehicles and attachments. Check fuel, oil, water, anti-freeze, brake fluid, battery fluid, etc. levels; add and/or change fluids as necessary; change tires; install, remove, grease and adjust attachments; wash and/or steam clean vehicles and attachments. Perform minor repairs not requiring a mechanic.
Oversee and participate in moving activities. Determine appropriate course of action to safely and efficiently move furniture and equipment; instruct lower level staff on appropriate methods and procedures; transport very heavy, awkward furniture and equipment up and down stairs, through doorways and hallways and around corners safely without damaging floors or carpet; place equipment and furniture in appropriate location according to specification. Use hand trucks and other equipment as situations permit.All Vehicle Operators are considered to be "Essential Personnel," and are required to report during a university emergency closure period.Perform other duties as assigned, including those of lower level classifications.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Possession and maintenance of appropriate valid Michigan vehicle operator's license and satisfactory driving record as determined by University policy.
Knowledge of State and local traffic laws.
Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on a variety of vehicles such as trucks, vans, cars, tractors, forklift trucks, street sweepers, etc. and attachments.
Ability to transport very heavy furniture and equipment.
Ability to work in varying environmental conditions utilizing appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
Must obtain security clearance.
Internal Number: 76_207595
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.