Facilities, a department in Division of Operation's Facilities and Campus Development under the Executive Vice President and Treasurer's portfolio, manages and maintains GW's property and grounds on all three of GW's campuses. This includes housekeeping, routine and emergency maintenance, moving services, pest control, project management, life safety upkeep, HVAC repairs, grounds maintenance, and recycling/waste management. Our maintenance team includes electricians, carpenters, painters, HVAC technicians, locksmiths, plumbers, and groundskeepers.
The Driver Helper will perform duties that require accompanying Drivers on transportation assignments. The Driver Helper reports to the Transportation Manager. This position is Designated On-Site; meaning that the incumbent(s) of this position are required to physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment to the University's operating status. This position is a part of the Teamsters Local Union 639.
The core responsibilities are to complete the following:
Move materials within buildings and load/unload or assist in loading/unloading sedans, vans, and trucks
Drive, chauffer, pick-up and deliver materials
Receive, check, and store materials
Conduct basic vehicle maintenance
Perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Accompanies Driver on transportation assignments to learn departmental routines.
Moves materials within buildings and loads and unloads or assists in loading and unloading sedans, vans, and trucks.
Duties are perfomed at various locations around the University.
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Ability to speak, read, and write English is necessary. Six months of commercial driving experience is necessary. A valid driver's license is necessary. Sufficient physical strength to load and unload occasionally heavy items is necessary.
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.