Tow Truck Driver Vehicle Operator II

City Of Detroit Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 2 months ago


Under general supervision, drives and operates special purpose vehicles and equipment consistent with the specified class evaluation factors.

Examples of Duties

  • Drives and operates special purpose vehicles and equipment consistent with departmental standards and procedures.

  • Operates mounted equipment, implements, and accessories associated with or attached to the vehicle.

  • Loads and unloads materials or transported equipment.

  • Plans sequence of operations.

  • Changes various attachments.

  • Directs the work activities of assigned helpers.

  • Performs minor maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment, including, but not limited to, cleaning and servicing with gasoline, diesel fuel, water, oil, and grease.

  • Assists in performing repairs of vehicles and equipment during inclement weather.

  • Assists crew of assigned vehicle.

Minimum Qualifications


  • High school graduation or GED.

  • Two (2) years' of experience in the operation of special purpose vehicles and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of operating and minor maintenance of special purpose vehicles and equipment.

  • Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations.

  • Skill in operating special purpose vehicles and equipment and associated auxiliary equipment.

  • Ability to perform mechanical work, including minor emergency repairs to equipment.

  • Ability to interact effectively with other employees and the public.

Licenses, Certifications, and Other Special Requirements:

  • Valid State of Michigan Chauffeur License and Commercial Driver License with Group B Designation and Air Brake Endorsement.

  • A current valid Medical Examiner's Certificate certifying physical fitness for driving in accordance with State of Michigan Motor Carrier safety Act of 1998.

  • Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position.

  • The Detroit Police Department's pre-employment background screening process includes a review of your social media account(s).To continue with the application process, you must provide all names and/or social media handles associated with your social media account(s); including but not limited to any of the following social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Twitter, Google, YouTube, Snapchat, LinkedIn, etc.

NOTE:The preexisting education requirement (completion of eight grades of schooling) will apply tocurrent employeespromoted or certified to this classification who were affiliated with Teamsters Local 214 in a classification listed in the Teamsters Craft Unit Schedule as of the date of this specification's adoption (12/15/2011). Supplemental Information

Evaluation Plan

  • Interview:P/F
  • Evaluation of Training, Experience &Personal Qualifications:100%
  • Total of Interview and Evaluation T.E.P: 100%

Additional points may be awarded for:

  • Veteran Points: 0 - 15 points

  • Detroit Residency Credit: 15 point

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Tow Truck Driver Vehicle Operator II

City Of Detroit