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Requisition Information

Position Information

Posted with Limited AccessNoLimited Access Period Ending DateTitleOperations DriverPosting NumberS01267Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-timeTypical Hours Per Week40Regular, Temporary or TermRegularIf temporary or term, enter anticipated end dateBenefits Eligible?YesHourly/SalariedHourlyBand/LevelOP3Hiring Minimum$20.00DepartmentFacilities ServicesLocationMiddlebury, VT CampusHire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screeningBoth Position Summary

Position SummaryThis position’s primary purpose is to provide driving services to support waste and recycling operations, snow removal, and catering delivery. The position requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Schedule is flexible. Candidate must have the ability to work independently in order to effectively manage assigned work. 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.


Essential FunctionsOffer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.

*Operates college trash, recycling and compost collection trucks, loads and transports trash, food waste, and recyclables to designated locations.
*Operates forklift, bucket loader, and associated equipment to load/unload trucks/tractor trailers and to process materials.
*Provides and services construction boxes as requested.
*Transports ash from the biomass facility to designated location(s).
*Places and maintains containers, boxes, and bins associated with waste collection including: compost, recycling, trash, and ash.
*Operates equipment for summer and winter grounds maintenance.
*Assists in snow removal from steps, roads and walkways as assigned.
*Attends RCRA and DOT trainings as required.
*Assists with universal, hazardous, and oily
waste collections, storage, and shipping.

General Responsibilities*Performs daily pre and post trip inspection reports as required by federal law. *Maintains records associated with trucking information. Records mileage, hours, fuel and maintenance of fleet.
*Maintains accurate records of waste and recyclable volumes, labor expenditures, and shipping information.
*Participates in discussions related to material handling and associated equipment and makes recommendations for improvements.
*Performs preventative maintenance on tools and equipment.
*Must participate in DOT approved drug and alcohol test pool.
*Performs other duties as assigned to assist the department in obtaining and maintaining its mission.


EducationHigh school diploma preferred. Must have valid Commercial driver’s license (CDL), ability to obtain a Middlebury College license. A good driving record and good driving skills are required. Must have a fork-lift certification or the ability to obtain.
Equipment operation experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesExcellent interpersonal skills. Must interact appropriately with customers and College community. Good organizational skills. Ability to work Saturdays and Sundays as part of a regular or rotating work shift. Must be available to work flexible shifts and overtime. Must be a self-starter. Must be able to lift 10-30 lbs. frequently each day and up to 100 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to push and pull up to 150 lbs. frequently. Must be able to perform frequent over-head reaching movements. Requires frequent walking and stair climbing, as well as long periods of time standing. Also requires frequent bending, twisting, crouching and reaching. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to follow both oral and written instructions including following diagrams. Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and be able to respond to a high volume of requests. Must be willing to attend RCRA and DOT training and pass associated tests.

Must be able to establish and maintain working relations with supervisors, fellow workers, students, faculty and the rest of the College community.

ExperienceMinimum of 2 years driving large (CDL) required vehicles is preferred. Experience operating bucket loaders, back-hoes and snowplows is preferred.

Physical DemandsClick here to view the full physical demand requirements for this position. (Category F screen)

Posting Information

Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsOffer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.

Recommendations Some postings require contact information for reference providers for confidential letters of recommendation.

Recommendation Letter RequirementsPlease note that the Online Reference Letter Feature is not being used for this posting.

Supplemental Questions for PostingRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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Applicant DocumentRequired Documents

Optional Documents
- Cover Letter
- Resume/C V
- Certification

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