Completion of tenth school grade. Experience as a Motor Vehicle Operator may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. Possession of a valid driver’s license and maintenance of a driving record sufficient to maintain insurance coverage under the University of South Alabama.
Essential FunctionsThese are the job duties required of the position.
This is limited skilled work in the operation of light automotive vehicles and/or less complex heavy equipment. An employee in a position allocated to this classification is responsible for safe operation of assigned vehicles or equipment; operating a dump, flat-bed, or similar basic truck or single chassis automotive equipment, frequently with mechanical attachments which requires the manipulation of controls on the vehicle or attachment; efficient operation and general maintenance of passenger buses for local or long distance travel; transporting personnel to and from designated places; duties may include routine maintenance of equipment and performance of light to heavy physical labor; work is performed under the supervision of a higher level technical or administrative position and is reviewed through inspections while in progress for desired results; operates dump or flat-bed trucks hauling construction and maintenance materials; operates a passenger bus; operates tractors pulling various implements and mowers; operates single chassis automotive equipment; transports supplies such as food, merchandise, mail, medicine, laundry, and other items as directed; performs manual labor incidental to the operation to which assigned; performs light maintenance such as checking and adding fuel, water, oil, and air; checking brakes; changing tires; and cleaning and washing vehicles; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; performs related duties as required.