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Fleet Specialist/Shuttle Driver (Class B CDL)

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Fleet Specialist/Shuttle Driver (Class B CDL)
Role Title: Transportation Operator II
Posting Number: SW0180035
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:

Fleet Services is seeking a full-time restricted Fleet Specialist/Shuttle Driver (Class B CDL) to prepare all Fleet Services vehicles to meet customer demand while maintaining established standards of cleanliness. Responsibilities in preparation of vehicles will include but are not limited to: cleaning, inspecting, fueling, providing routine maintenance to vehicles, and moving vehicles to appropriate locations as needed. This position will also require providing transportation for the Board of Visitors and other designated groups in passenger buses and/or 12-passenger vans as scheduled during the week and/or weekends to include daytime and night time hours. The position will pick up/drop off vehicles to/from other repair facilities, assist with custodial duties, snow/frost removal from Fleet Services vehicles and lot, and completing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

- Basic knowledge of routine vehicle cleaning and/or maintenance with the ability to notice and report needed repairs or mechanical problems.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- Must have and maintain a valid class B or higher CDL license with air brake endorsement.
- Must have a valid DOT medical certification.
- Ability to clean the interior and exterior of vehicles and perform routine vehicle maintenance.
- Ability to pay attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
- Ability to follow relevant safety regulations and state laws governing vehicle operation ensuring that passengers follow safety regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience cleaning and/or fueling vehicles for customer use.
- Experience checking fluids and tire pressure.
- Experience inspecting vehicles or diagnosing mechanical issues.
- Customer service experience
- Experience in the operation of mid-size to large passenger vehicles/equipment or buses.
- Basic computer skills

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must provide own transportation on regular basis, Must have a driver's license check, Emergency Personnel - weather related, Must have valid driver's license, Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with any required endorsements, 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, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- May be required to work additional hours including nights and weekends or a modified schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Interested applicants should complete an online application at, posting #SW0180035.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-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: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 4 pm
Posting Date: 01/26/2018
Review Begin Date: 02/05/2018
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. * Do you have a valid United States Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * DO you have a current CDL Class B or higher with air brake endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid DOT medical certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience operating mid-size to large passenger vehicles/equipment?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience inspecting vehicles or diagnosing mechanical issues?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (
    • Diverse Jobs (
    • Insight Into Diversity (
    • Indeed (
    • Roanoke Times Online (
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (
    • Virginia Tech job site (
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • 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)
  9. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

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Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References