Truck Driver 1- Float Schedule

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Cheney, WASHINGTON
Deadline: 05 Feb 2023

Posting Details
Posting Details

Working Title Truck Driver 1- Float Schedule
Posting Number 2023003CP

Position Information

Classification Title Truck Driver 1-Float Sch
Classification Code 4632I
RCW Exemption Criteria No Exemption
EWU Position Number C99242
CUPA Code No Match
FLSA Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit BU 1
% Full Time 100
Salary / Wage Range CS - 34GX
Salary Information
$41,616 – $47,940/year
Anticipated Start Date As soon as possible.
Term of Appointment 12
Location Cheney campus
County Spokane
Project Description
Project Duration
Background Check Yes - Both
Responsible HR User Kenlyn Mackey
Responsible HR User Email address

Posting Text

Job Summary
We are seeking self-motivated, independent employees for a full time Truck Driver 1 – Float position. Positions in this level perform various duties including:
  • Interdepartmental moves, recycle collection and processing
  • Refuse collection and support of Event Planning functions and set ups as well as other functions associated within these areas
    • Due to the main focus of this department this is a floating schedule position and to qualify candidates must be available to work a wide range of days and hours

  • On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 13 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern Washington University, a regional, comprehensive public university with an enrollment of over 10,000 students, is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington, each governed by its own board of trustees. EWU’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 12,000 residents 16 miles southwest of Washington’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the innovative, energy-efficient Catalyst building and at Riverpoint, a campus shared with Washington State University. In addition, EWU programs can be found at select locations throughout the state, aligned with the needs of the community. Eastern contributes to the vitality of the region and the state through its wide array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in over 100 fields of study, as well as applied doctorates in physical therapy and educational leadership, offering accessible pathways to career success and personal development to students of all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.
Diversity Statement
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
Conditions of Employment
  • Successful candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis. Successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-placement physical.
  • This position, during the course of university employment, will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.
  • All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs. COVID-19 Vaccination and Exemption Information link:

  • Upon hire employees will complete our required Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Hazing, Harassment and Title IX training. You can access the online training at or complete the training in person or via Zoom. In person and Zoom training opportunities will be posted on InsideEWU and are listed on our Human Resources site:
  • This position is covered by the Washington Federation of State Employees’ Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Physical Demands
Successful candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis. Successful candidate must be able to work outdoors during inclement weather conditions. Successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-placement physical.
If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at
Pre-Placement Physical Yes
Hearing Test Yes
Medical Monitoring Post Hire Yes
Protective Equipment
Gloves, goggles/ face shield, ear plugs, hard hat and protective toe work boots/shoes, UV protection.
Required Qualifications
  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Must have at least two years of driving experience whether commercial or personal
  • Physical ability to do the job
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to work any shifts and any days
  • Must be able to read, write and understand written documents
  • Must be able to work overtime/extended hours on occasion
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity
Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification and experience driving forklifts
  • Previous moving experience e.g. (Furniture, Boxes, Pallets, other materials)
  • Previous experience operating refuse collection vehicles e.g. (Rotator truck)
  • Previous experience operating a commercial recycling baler
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Must have the ability to prioritize daily duties
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Must be a team-oriented worker with flexibility to assist fellow coworkers throughout campus
Work Schedule Type Floating
Work Schedule
12:00pm to 8:30pm Saturday – Wednesday
As this is a floating position these hours and days are subject to change.
Posting Date 01/20/2023
Open Until Further Notice No
Closing Date 02/05/2023
Screening to Begin Following grading of applicants.
Special Instructions to Applicants
It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
  • Attach a chronological resume including work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position. Please list at least 3 professional references including: names, titles, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and connection to you (these can be identical to the references listed on the application).
  • Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Application Types Accepted Application

    Job Duties

    % of Time 20
    Responsibility / Duty
    Operate a variety of motorized equipment such as: pickups, passenger and cargo vans, flat bed trucks, step vans, fork lifts, and other vehicles used to transport equipment, materials, and supplies.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 20
    Responsibility / Duty
    Load into vehicle and deliver a variety of items such as: supplies, furniture, staging, paper products, and equipment.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 20
    Responsibility / Duty
    Relocate office equipment and furniture for departments using moving equipment such as: four wheel dollies desk moving hand trucks
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 20
    Responsibility / Duty
    Set up and tear down tables, chairs risers and staging for special event; functions
    Essential Function Indicator
    % of Time 10
    Responsibility / Duty
    Perform minor maintenance tasks on all motorized equipment including weekly equipment operation and fluid level checks.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 10
    Responsibility / Duty
    May transport passengers in support of university needs, perform minor maintenance to service vehicles including washing and waxing. Perform custodial duties as needed.
    Essential Function Indicator No

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