Facilities Services is a team of professionals who are committed to the delivery of support services that strive to enhance the quality of campus life for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. We are responsible for providing a safe, clean, productive, and well-maintained physical learning and working environment through the effective planning and delivery of professional services in design, construction, maintenance, utilities, caretaking, and grounds. With a commitment to sustainability, equity, diversity and inclusion, Facilities Services works with campus partners to provide exceptional customer service and satisfaction in alignment with the University's core values.The Driver is responsible for moving materials such as large furnishings, waste bins, construction material and boxes for the York University community, as well as providing general support to the Grounds, Fleet & Waste Management team.
Must hold and maintain a valid Class 'F' license or greater and have a good driving record. The successful candidate must provide proof of a valid Driver's License and a satisfactory Driver Record prior to being hired.
A minimum of two years' recent experience (as defined within the last 5 years) in driving larger trucks, trailers and/or operating tractors, moving heavy furniture, equipment or other related items is required.
Must be able to safely and efficiently lift and load large heavy materials (eg. office furniture), safely operate large trucks/trailers. Respects diversity and promotes inclusion in the workplace, contributes to an inclusive and diverse team-based, positive work environment. Recognizes diversity of abilities and adapt content, tone, medium, and style to audience to be inclusive. Committed to continuous learning and skill building in diversity, inclusive and cultural competence. Must have demonstrated ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English as the incumbent receives and conveys messages by radio telephone which are installed in our vehicles. Any applicant for this position must satisfactorily complete a practical test pertaining to the job duties.
Employees in the CUPE 1356 bargaining unit who require assistance when applying to positions, can contact their supervisor or Human Resources support in room 1045 Physical Resources Building.
NOTE: York University requires all community members, including employees and visitors who attend our campuses be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to medical and human rights exemptions, in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The University's vaccine policy is integral to our ongoing commitment to health and safety. Offers of employment require that you comply with the COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate by providing proof of vaccination prior to your start date. Â For information on how York University is responding to COVID-19 please visit the YU Better Together website.
The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment.
York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.
We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community. Our long term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact.
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PLEASE NOTE: Applications must be received by 11:55 pm EST on the posted deadline date, if applicable.