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The primary purpose of this position is to operate a variety of gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles, typically with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of up to 10,000 pounds to transport cargo and/or passengers primarily within the confines of a military installation or under other limited driving conditions (low speeds, regular predetermined routes, etc).
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Drives one or more types of light trucks such as pickup trucks, panel trucks, and flatbed trucks to transport supplies, materials, and equipment.
Drives one or more types of passenger vehicles such as sedans, vans, crew cab pickup trucks, jeeps, and station wagonson the basis of specific trip assignments, or regular schedules.
Maintains records and documents actions such as operator inspection checklists/forms and accident/incident reports.
Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe andclean work environment.
Performs operator maintenance such as checking fluid levels and air pressure in tires, cleaning and washing of vehicles,and performing inspection checklists to ensure safe and proper operation.
Motor Vehicle Operators
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Disclosure of Political Appointments
An appropriate, valid driver?s license is required for the position.
Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.
The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/orholidays.
Shift work may be required.
This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
A Pre-Employment Physical is required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-5700 Transportation/Mobile Equipment Operation Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the work without more than normal supervision.
JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of operating one or more gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles with a GVW of up to 10,000 pounds such as pickup trucks, panel trucks, flatbed trucks, carryalls, sedans, crew cab pickup trucks, jeeps, and station wagons.
Knowledge of cargo handling and hauling and techniques for safeguarding and protecting cargo.
Knowledge of traffic and safety regulations, practices, and procedures pertaining to motor vehicle operation; and passenger safety rules including those regarding the use of seatbelts.
Ability to judge road/traffic conditions and read installation maps to determine the shortest and safest route. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc., related to motor vehicle operation and preventive maintenance.
Ability to meet pickup and delivery deadlines and schedules; to communicate orally; and be courteous and responsive to the needs of the passengers.
Physical effort is light to moderate. Work requires reaching, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls. Associated duties require stooping, bending, and climbing. Lifts and carries objects weighing up to 40 pounds and heavier objects with assistance.
Drivers work mostly outside and operate vehicles in all kinds of weather. Drivers are exposed to dirt, fumes, and to the
possibility of cuts, bruises, and broken bones as a result of accidents when loading and unloading the vehicle.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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