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Driver - Dining Services, University Housing

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023

Driver - Dining Services, University Housing

University Housing

Job Summary

Employees at this level drive vehicles to transport equipment, supplies, furniture, refuse, rubbish, recycling, etc., with a gross vehicle weight capacity of less than 26,001 pounds, and personnel (up to 15 persons); load and unload vehicles safely; and deliver them to an assigned location. They work under the general supervision of higher-level personnel. All University Housing Staff will engage and contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within University Housing.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drives and operates vehicles as required by the work assigned.
  • Loads, secures, hauls, and delivers equipment, supplies, furniture, materials, refuse, rubbish, recycling, parcels, and freight, with a gross vehicle weight capacity of less than 26,001 pounds.
  • Unpacks, assembles, and stores material as received.
  • Performs minor repair work on the vehicle as necessary.
  • Keeps appropriate records and paperwork.
  • Performs pre-and-post inspection checks of the assigned vehicle for general conditions (including but not limited to tire inflation, oil, and water level).
  • Responsible for material loaded on trucks and for the proper delivery thereof.
  • Responsible for the proper operation of trucks and for the prompt reporting of any repairs known to be needed, as well as reporting any accidents or roadway incidents.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

  • Standing : Constantly
  • Walking : Constantly
  • Stairs : Constantly
  • Sitting : Constantly
  • Lifting/Carrying : Constantly
  • Pushing/Pulling : Constantly
  • Climbing : Constantly
  • Balancing : Constantly
  • Bending/Stooping : Constantly
  • Kneeling : Constantly
  • Squatting/Crouching : Occasionally
  • Crawling : Rarely
  • Reaching : Constantly
  • Grip/Dexterity : Constantly
  • Twisting : Constantly
  • Talking : Constantly
  • Hearing : Constantly
  • Repetitive Motions : Constantly
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination : Constantly
  • Visual Acuity : Constantly
  • Running/Jumping : Rarely
  • Physical Exertion : Constantly
  • Physical Restraining : Constantly
  • Operating Heavy Machinery/Equipment : Constantly

  • Working Conditions

  • Extreme cold : Constantly
  • Extreme heat : Constantly
  • Humidity : Constantly
  • Wet : Constantly
  • Noise : Constantly
  • Hazards : Constantly
  • Fumes/Particles/Allergens : Frequently
  • Toxic, Caustic Chemicals : Occasionally
  • Temperature Changes : Constantly
  • Inclement Weather : Constantly
  • Heights : Rarely
  • Work Outdoors : Constantly
  • Tight Spaces : Constantly
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) : Occasionally
  • Dangerous Machinery/Equipment : Constantly
  • Minimum Qualifications

    1. High school diploma or equivalent.
    2. Valid current driver’s license as required by the State of Illinois.

    Appointment Information

    This is a 100% full-time Civil Service 2066 - Driver position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 11/24/23. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Work authorization sponsorship is not available for this position.

    For more information on employment at University Housing, please visit our recruitment web site at: Employment with University Housing

    For more information on Civil Service classifications, please visit the SUCSS web site at

    Application Procedures & Deadline Information

    Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on 11/24/23. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. If required by the position, transcripts or other documentation of credentials are to be provided no later than the first day of employment. For further information about this specific position, please contact Stephanie Shockey at 217-244-1464, or by email at For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

    The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

    Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

    Requisition ID: 1021140
    Job Category: Service Operations
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