Transportation Delivery Assistant

General Function

Moves materials and equipment to and from various locations on university grounds

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities—Essential Functions

  • Reviews instructions; determines type and quantity of material to be moved; locates materials; may disassemble materials for loading.
  • Loads materials and/or equipment onto vehicles; may use hand jacks, electric jacks, or fork lifts.
  • Drives vehicles which may include trucks, semi-trailer trucks, and moving trailers to deliver items to specified locations.
  • Unloads materials from truck.
  • May assist in setting up tents and performing other tasks in support of special events.

Reporting Relationships

Direction Received: Reports to Transportation Supervisor or Manager of Central Food Stores Operation.

Direction Given: Occasional monitoring and training of student employees. May occasionally assist in training classified staff.

Minimum Requirements

Requires high school diploma or GED and one year of moving experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires driver's license and may require a Commercial Drivers License.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Ability to use fork lift and other power equipment
  • Knowledge of moving techniques and procedures

Working Conditions

Continuous standing, walking, or operating machinery with considerable lifting of materials weighing up to 75 pounds. Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations.

Please note: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular positions. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. For jobs occupied by more than one employee, the identification of non-essential functions shall be determined from the individual’s position description.

Functional Title

Transportation/Delivery Assistant

Job Code


Classification Series







Non exempt

Last Updated

September 2013