Transportation Attendant

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7253612 (Ref.No. BSU43254)
Posted: June 10, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Monitor and maintain transportation service station and wash bay operation; supervise work of student personnel. Needs to work a schedule of 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Ball State University welcomes applications for a Transportation Attendant.

Job Function:

Monitor and maintain transportation service station and wash bay operation; supervise work of student personnel. Needs to work a schedule of 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Minimum Education:

High School diploma or GED.

Preferred Education:

Training or education beyond high school.

Minimum Experience:

Over one through three years of work experience; must possess and maintain a valid Indiana Driver's License and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy.

Preferred Experience:

Supervisory experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the garage fueling station and function; order gas/fuel for garage tanks; fuel all university vehicles, check engine fluids, and record on fuel logs appropriately.
  • Direct and perform the work in the wash bay; wash interior and exterior of cars, trucks, buses, and other university equipment; evaluate need for and apply wax as necessary.
  • Assist screening and interviewing student employees; schedule and train student employees.
  • Schedule and/or release rental fleet vehicles as necessary; provide customer pick-up and phone coverage in early mornings.
  • Perform fleet vehicle inspections upon their return to motor pool; report any damage or repairs needed.
  • Maintain correct inventory of supplies for wash bay; inventory and order supplies as necessary.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area; evaluate wash bay equipment and make recommendations for replacement equipment.
  • Assist Transportation Office as needed; assist garage personnel as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.