Middlebury College Part Time Operations Driver in Middlebury, Vermont
This position’s primary purpose is to provide driving services to support waste and recycling operations and snow removal.; The position requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Position also provides support as needed to various work groups within the Operations Department to assist with carrying out the departments work in a nimble, efficient and streamlined manner.
This is a part-time, benefits eligible, hourly position with a hiring range of $19.90 - $24.88 per hour
Operates college trash, recycling and compost collection trucks, loads and transports trash, food waste, ash and recyclables to designated locations.
Operates forklift, bucket loader, and associated equipment to load/unload trucks/tractor trailers and to process materials.
Operates equipment for summer and winter grounds maintenance.
Attends required hazardous waste/material handling training in order to assist with universal, hazardous, and oily waste collections, storage, and shipping to ensure proper handling, storage, and shipping.|Performs daily pre and post trip vehicle inspections, routine maintenance, and maintains accurate records to ensure vehicles are compliant with state and federal laws and remain safe for operation.
Inspects, maintains, and sets up collection containers to support routine waste college and event support and to ensure collection containers present a professional image.
Performs other duties as assigned to assist department in obtaining and maintaining its mission including but not limited to: snow removal, event set-up and clean-up, truck loading and unloading and grounds maintenance.
High school diploma preferred.|Must have valid Commercial driver’s license (CDL) and a minimum of 2 years driving experience, and ability to obtain a Middlebury College license.
A good driving record and good driving skills are required. Equipment operation experience is required.
Experience operating bucket loaders, back-hoes, fork-lifts and snow plows is preferred.
Demonstrates professional communication skills with ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relations with supervisors, fellow workers, students, and the rest of College community and supply/equipment vendors.
Ability to develop and follow a schedule and demonstrates excellent time management and organizational skills.|Knowledge of safe working and lifting practices and procedures.
Must be willing to attend RCRA and DOT training and pass associated tests.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Physical abilities include: Frequent, lifting, bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, walking and stair /ladder climbing required.;
Ability to perform manual tasks requiring moderate physical strength.
Work is performed inside and outdoors in varying weather conditions.
Good attendance is very important. Must be available to work flexible shifts and overtime.
Ability to work Saturdays and Sundays as part of a regular or rotating work shift.
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
This position entails the completion of a Post-offer Pre-employment Physical Exam (POPES).
This position is subject to a criminal background check.
As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous time-away program - up to 34 days per year during the first two years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and use of sporting facilities (including the College's golf course and Nordic and alpine ski area). The result is a very high quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and other perks of employment including:
MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access).
Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Ski Touring Center.
Access to our Partner Inclusion Program that provides comprehensive support services to the spouses and partners of Middlebury employees.
A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our website by following this web link: https://www.middlebury.edu/office/human-resources/... (https://www.middlebury.edu/office/human-resources/self-service-resources/2022-benefits-information)
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