Motor Vehicle Operator

Department Of Veterans Affairs San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 weeks ago

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The San Francisco VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for a full time Motor Vehicle Operator with Logistics Service, located at the San Francisco Division.

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The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing operator rnaintenance, such as checking fluid levels, replacing air filters/interior lights, checking tire pressure, hose connections and washing vehicle.

  • Operating wheeled vehicles, wheel-mounted tractors; or engineering and construction equipment with wheeled or crawler-type traction.

  • Operating passenger buses or passenger ambulance buses regardless of gross vehicle weight.

  • Driving vehicles in restricted traffic environments on government installations, over public roads and highways, or under cross-country conditions.

  • Operating platform, van, stake and dump trucks, fuel trucks, and trash removal trucks which have a gross vehicle weight of 26,000 pounds up to 32,000 pounds. All vehicles are equipped with air brakes. Vehicles are operated over uneven terrain, over improved/unimproved mads and through congested areas on both short and long hauls.

  • Hauling cargo and fuel, transporting passengers, or tows/recovers equipment.

  • Performing other related duties.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm (floater)

Position Description Title/PD#: Motor Vehicle Operator/ PD# 09076A

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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5703 Motor Vehicle Operating

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Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to a background/security investigation

  • Pre-employment physical required

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/29/2020.

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards.

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:

  • Drive Safely

  • Interpret Instructions, Specifications (mobile equipment operations)

  • Motor Vehicles

  • Reliability And Dependability

  • Work Practices

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:The employee exerts moderate physical effort in operating, turning, backing, and controlling vehicles which carry heavy loads and a large number of people.

Working Conditions: Vehicles are operated in all types of traffic and weather conditions on public roads and there is exposure to the danger of serious accidents. The employee drives in heavy traffic and at highway speeds over complicated road and interchange system.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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Motor Vehicle Operator

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