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Institutional Chauffeur

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Institutional Chauffeur
Role Title: Transportation Operator II
Posting Number: SW0170427
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Institutional Chauffeur will transport faculty, staff, students, and Board of Visitor Members in passenger buses, passenger vans, or other specified vehicles as needed. They will drive Fleet Services passenger buses for charter reservations as scheduled during the week and weekends to include daytime and night time hours. Additional responsibilities include loading and unloading luggage, maintaining records of passengers picked up and returned including dates and times, assisting individuals with disabilities as needed, fueling the vehicle, providing excellent customer service, and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

- Experience operating large motorized vehicles such as a passenger bus
- Experience transporting passengers
- Must have a valid commercial driver’s license, Class B or higher with passenger and air brake endorsement.
- Ability to follow relevant safety regulations and state laws governing vehicle operation ensuring that passengers follow safety regulations.
- Must possess and maintain a DOT medical certification and successfully complete a drug screening prior to operating a vehicle requiring a CDL license.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous experience operating a charter/passenger bus and/or large passenger vans
- Strong customer services experience.
- Familiarity with Virginia Tech campus

Employment Conditions: Must pass drug testing (required for CDL license), Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Must have Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Other (Describe Below), Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must possess and maintain a DOT medical certification, Candidates for employment are required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening. Incumbents are subject to random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol screening, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- Must have a valid driver’s license
- Must possess and maintain a DOT medical certification and successfully complete a drug screening prior to operating a vehicle requiring a CDL license. Incumbents are subject to random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol screening.
- Work after hours and on weekends to meet customer demand.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Interested applicants should complete an online application at, posting #SW0170427.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
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FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
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Pay Band: 2
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Fleet Services
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Varies - As needed to include nights/weekends
Posting Date: 10/30/2017
Review Begin Date: 11/06/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
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    • Virginia Tech job site (
    • Facebook
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    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have the required Class B or higher CDL Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a current Virginia CDL Class B or higher, with air brake endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a current CDL License with passenger endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Reference #1