Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 04/28/23
Applications Due: 04/28/25
Vacancy ID: 129836

Position Information


AgencySUNY Oswego

TitleMotor Vehicle Operator - Trucking

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade07

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $36040 to $44531 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Oswego

Street Address 7060 State Route 104

City Oswego


Zip Code13126

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must possess a New York State Driver's License appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated. CDL license is required for this position.

Duties Description The Trucking Department at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a full-time Motor Vehicle Operator position, Grade 07.

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: $36,040/year. Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time CSEA professionals, visit:

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Description of Responsibilities:
Operational Needs:
• Record of dependability
• Physically able to perform the duties of the position
• Ability to understand, carry out and give both verbal and written directions
• Knowledge of the Vehicle and Traffic Law as it applies to the safe and legal operation of the vehicle
• Knowledge of the nature of cargo carried and any special handling required
• Ability in the operation of motor vehicles as required
• Ability to safely lift and carry crates, cartons, boxes, and other cargo of varying weight onto and off of transport vehicles
• Takes recyclables (metal, confidential documents, etc.) to county facilities; occasionally asked to make out-of-town deliveries (e.g. Metro Center campus).
• Makes campus deliveries of supplies, equipment, and furniture.
• Pallet jack and forklift operation is required (training provided if necessary)
• CDL license is required for this position
Job Duties:
• Knowledge of the Vehicle and Traffic Law as it applies to the safe and legal operation of vehicles operated.
• Knowledge of the nature of cargo carried and any special handling required.
• Knowledge of simple automotive repair and maintenance procedures.
• Ability to physically operate assigned vehicles as required.
• Ability to lift and carry crates, cartons, boxes, and other cargo onto and off of transport vehicles.
• Drives a variety of motor vehicles both on and off State property in order to transport people, material, and equipment as required, and plow snow from roadways and parking lots.
o May map routes, itineraries, and points of call.
o Moves or carries cargo onto, into, off of, or out of the vehicle operated.
o Moves or carries cargo from the vehicle to the delivery or storage point.
o Posts manifests, inventories, and other records of goods and people transported.
• Tends to the routine maintenance of vehicles operated in order to ensure that cargo is moved as required.
o Changes oil and spark plugs.
o Changes tires and washes vehicles.
o Pumps gas and adds water to radiator, oil to crankcase, and air to the tires.
o Replaces lamp bulbs.
• May operate and maintain motorized equipment in support of maintenance, grounds or building trades crews.

Additional Comments About SUNY Oswego:

Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive university located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. One of 13 comprehensive colleges and universities in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, SUNY Oswego is recognized nationally for its academic quality, focus on student success outcomes, and the growing diversity of its student body. Ranked among the top public master's-level universities in the 2023 "Top Regional Universities in the North" by U.S. News and World Report, SUNY Oswego is also recognized among Princeton Review's Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast - an honor bestowed on the SUNY Oswego every year since 2003.

Inspired by a shared commitment to excellence and the desire to transcend traditional higher education boundaries, SUNY Oswego provides a transformative experience to about 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university offers preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education, and its success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.

For additional information about SUNY Oswego, visit:

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. To see our full non-discrimination policy, please visit:

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) here:

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. For further policy details, including education and cessation resources, visit:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources

Telephone 315-312-2230


Email Address


Street 7060 State Route 104

City Oswego

State NY

Zip Code 13126


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, submit your application online electronically to: