Motor Vehicle Operator 2 - M-F 1pm-9pm

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Work type: Classified
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Event Support, Safety and Security, Transportation, Entry-Level

Job Summary/Basic Function:

To operate and maintain motor vehicles over 8000 pounds gross vehicle weight to transport personnel and/or materials; perform related work.

Primary shift schedule, Monday - Friday 1 pm - 9 pm.

Department Overview:

Boise State University’s Department of Public Safety is responsible for more than ”people safety.” In addition to university Security, our team includes the university's Emergency Management Department, Transportation (Shuttle buses and the Cycle Learning Center) and Parking, and Integrated Security Technology. Department of Public Safety employees are responsible for the safety of everyone on campus through a variety of programs. We believe in supporting our team members in all roles of their life. We offer flexible scheduling, competitive pay rates, meaningful and impactful work, and healthy teams. Public Safety will encourage you to take time doing what is most important to you, whether that is spending time with family, traveling, or increasing your education. We want the best employees. If you are a high performer who's gotten lost at other organizations who just don't seem to get it, come meet us. We are different and always seeking ways to improve. Apply and let us prove it!

Level Scope:

Applies basic skills while developing some specialized skills in procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment appropriate to area of specialization; performs routine and/or repetitive tasks; limited decision making required; generally works under close supervision; has no or limited experience; work is performed from within specific limits of established procedures and/or defined instructions.

Essential Functions:

● Operates commercial type vehicles; transports passengers to designated sites; ensures products and/or passengers are delivered safely within limits of motor vehicle code; insures vehicle contents are stable and within vehicle load limits; operates auxiliary equipment associated with vehicles such as accessible lift.
● Perform daily DOT (Idaho Dept of Transportation) required vehicle inspection prior to operating vehicle.
● Observes and reports safety issues as identified on shuttle routes to the Parking Maintenance or Security teams as needed.
● Communicates with supervisors and other drivers throughout the shift using two-way radios.
● Assists in transporting passengers at large-scale events when requested.
● Perform preventive maintenance as needed in conjunction with the Fleet Maintenance team.
● Observe and correct safety and warning indicators.
● Maintain vehicle records such as: mileage logs, fuel purchases, maintenance schedules, and repairs (needed/completed).
● Acts as an on call driver in the case that another driver calls out of their shift.
● Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, and procedures to promote effective security operations.
● Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented

Minimum Qualifications:

Good knowledge of: Idaho traffic safety laws; safe driving practices; vehicle service and preventive maintenance requirements.

Experience: safely operating commercial vehicles over 8000 pounds gross vehicle weight; detecting malfunctions in vehicle mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems; performing minor mechanical repair work; completing vehicle operation logs. Physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing approximately 50 pounds. Valid driver's license.

This position requires a valid class C commercial driver's license within the first six (6) months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

● High school diploma or equivalent.
● Active Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
● Clean driving record.
● 2 years experience working in the customer service or hospitality field.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary of $17.60/per hour. Boise State University provides a best-in-class benefits package, including (but not limited to):

Required Application Materials:

To be considered for the position, please submit the following material:
● Resume with employment history (including dates of employment)
● Cover Letter indicating your interest and qualifications for the position
● 3 Professional References

About Us:

Nestled along the Boise River and steps from the state capitol, Boise State University fosters a vibrant and welcoming academic environment that fuels student and employee success. We’re a trailblazing institution, nationally recognized for our innovative spirit and commitment to positive impact on Idaho and beyond.

We’re building a thriving community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, experiences, and perspectives come together to create a rich and rewarding academic experience. Applications from all backgrounds are welcomed.

Learn more about Boise State and living in Idaho’s Treasure Valley at


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