Under general supervision, operates motor vehicles to transport the
Chancellor of the University System of Maryland and members of the
Board of Regents (BOR). Serves as courier of highly confidential
information between the Chancellor and the Board.
1. Makes scheduled and special trips for the purpose of driving the
Chancellor and members of the BOR to required destinations.
2. Secures safety of the Chancellor and members of the BOR during
those times when they are provided transportation service by the
driver and are within the vehicle.
3. Provides courier service of highly confidential information and
materials between the Chancellor and the Board members.
4. Plans the best route to take.
5. Responsible for maintaining records such as dates and destination
of trips, maps, routes taken, maintenance services performed on
6. Ensures operational readiness of equipment. Performs basic
preventive maintenance such as changing oil and filters, applying
lubricant, replacing belts, hoses, and wipers, and cleaning
vehicle interior, and washing and waxing the vehicle.
7. Keeps assigned vehicle in excellent condition at all times by
having preventive maintenance performed on the vehicle. Ensures
maintenance appointments are scheduled.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: Two years in the operation of automotive transportation
equipment in the transportation of passengers.
OTHER: Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C Driver's License
General knowledge of the care and operation of automobiles; of traffic
laws and regulations. Skill in safe driving in all kinds of weather,
road conditions and heavily congested areas. Ability to read and
write; to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to
assist passengers and lift heavy objects; to judge distances
accurately over long stretches of highway; to read and interpret road
maps; to meet traffic and mechanical emergencies satisfactorily.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The employee will ensure that he/she comports himself/herself in a
professional manner and is attired in a manner that is appropriate.
Weekend, on-call and overtime work may be required. Employees in this
job class must maintain the required driver's license with no more
than 5 points. Applicants may be required to submit a certified copy
of their driving record before appointment. Applicants must submit to
and successfully pass a thorough background investigation. Candidates
selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or
medical examinations to determine the ability to perform the job.
Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and
random drug testing.