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Motor Vehicle Operator/Freight Hauler (S#290)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted May 13, 2022
Title Motor Vehicle Operator/Freight Hauler (S#290)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Position: Motor Vehicle Operator/Freight Hauler                                                                                Department: Office of the Dean/College of Veterinary Medicine

Status: Full-time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Motor Vehicle Operator/Freight Hauler will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Pick up, load, move, and deliver materials, mail, packages, and equipment

Pick up freight from the physical plant trucking division and make deliveries to the appropriate locations within the veterinary complex with high attention to perishable items

Pick up and deliver specimens/subjects to and from designated off-campus locations, including Alabama State Diagnostic Laboratories as needed

Distribute collected in the appropriate packages located in the Dean’s Office mailroom and storeroom

Collect mail and/or packages from the CVM offices and deliver to Campus Mail Services and other campus sites

Deliver and/or collect mail from offices on the University campus

Collect packages (not placed in mailboxes) from the Dean’s Office mailroom and deliver them to the appropriate offices/laboratories within the veterinary complex 

Pick up and fill "Local Orders" originating from various CVM departments/units, as needed

Pick up and return CVM visitors to regional airports or other designated locations, as needed

Pick up and deliver journals and cargo originating from CVM Library and TU Main library

Transport freight safely and efficiently

Maintain a log (record) of all cargo picked up and delivered

Assist with moving and relocating furniture within the CVM complex for special programs/events

Serve as a courier for CVM off-campus events (e.g., retreats/workshops)

Inspects vehicle daily and maintains proper levels of fluids tire pressure, and cleanliness

Ensure log sheet maintained for each vehicle and submit forms related to vehicle maintenance

Report broken or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor or department head

Report and maintain contact with supervisor throughout the workday to report location

Perform other duties as assigned


High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience   A valid driver’s license (Alabama DL required)

Safe driving record adequate to maintain insurance coverage under Tuskegee University guidelines

Ability to change flat tires when necessary

Must have ability to lift 40 lbs. or more without difficulty, navigate stairs, have manual dexterity

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Good and efficient organizational skills

Be able to perform work assignments independently

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a background check.

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