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Job Standard for Motor Vehicle Operator 2

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The statements on this job standard are intended to describe the general nature of the role and level of work being performed. They are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the employee.

Motor Vehicle Operator 2 Overview

  • Person Group: Classified
  • Job Code: 06334
  • Pay Grade: F
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Career Level: Level 1
  • Family: Campus Planning & Facilities
  • Function: Parking & Transportation


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

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Clean driving record.

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.

Some positions require: commercial driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Motor Vehicle Operator 2 must:

  • Operates commercial type vehicles; transports passengers or delivers products to designated sites; insures 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 hoists and loaders.
  • Services vehicle with fuel, oil, and coolant; performs preventive maintenance by checking item; maintains vehicle records; observes vehicle safety and warning indicators and makes needed corrections; schedules and coordinates vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Moves and loads or unloads material for vehicle transport; pushes and maneuvers heavy objects using carts, dollies, or dumpsters weighing up to 250 pounds; determines best route and economical schedule for passenger and/or merchandise transit; keeps records related to work accomplished or products used
  • May oversee activities of part time assistants or volunteers and instructs in daily operation.

35% of Time the Motor Vehicle Operator 2

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Motor Vehicle Operator 2

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Motor Vehicle Operator 2

Career Path

Motor Vehicle Unit Supervisor

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.