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.
Safe Ride Operator transports faculty, staff, students, and visitors in a passenger van in accordance with all motor vehicle laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and supports the University Police Department with its mission to provide a safe environment to all students, faculty/staff and visitors. The safe ride operator assists individuals with disabilities as needed, and is responsible for fueling van. MULTIPLEPOSITIONSAVAILABLE.
- Possession of a valid operator’s license with a safe driving history. - Must pass a thorough criminal history and driving history check. - Must successfully complete the department’s driver training and testing. - Must possess the ability to: follow instructions; use independent judgment and exercise considerable restraint under stressful situations; keep written records and logs; understand University Police Department rules and regulations. - Must be able to operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner along with operating in adverse weather conditions during the night hours. - Requires work during nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Previous experience operating a large passenger van. - Previous experience with two-way radio communications. - Familiarity with the Virginia Tech Campus.
Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
Percent Employment: Part-time
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.
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfil...ls its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).