Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part
of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the
Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you!
The HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the
state, and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a
hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care,
with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide
state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and science-based.
Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a
difference in the life of a Texan.
The Vehicle Driver II works a rotating eight (8) hour day shift between 5:00
AM to 7:00 PM in the Food Service Department.
The Vehicle Driver II performs routine motor vehicle and food service
operations. Works under the moderate supervision of the Program
Supervisor III of the Food Service Department with minor latitude for the
use of initiative and independent judgment. Work involves: operating motor
vehicles to transport food, equipment and supplies; general vehicle
maintenance such as checking fluid levels; preparation and maintenance of
vehicle records and reports; assisting in food preparation; assisting in the
receipt of goods delivered to the Food Service Department. This position
involves pushing and pulling carts weighing approximately 150 pounds.
This position involves lifting up to 75 pounds. Must understand that duties,
location of work and shift pattern are subject to change as determined by
the administration to meet the needs of the hospital.
Must understand that the duties may include exposure to blood or other
potential infectious materials. Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
1.Operates food delivery vehicles, delivering food and supplies to various work areas.
2.Follows menus, production sheets, menu guides and other instructions to assemble food and supplies for delivery to the correct dining rooms.
3.Assists cooks when needed to ensure food is delivered in a timely manner.
4.Maintains a clean and sanitary work area, following departmental sanitation guidelines.
5.Assists in receiving goods in central kitchen.
6.Performs all lifting aspects of job duties as needed.
Sign Language preferred.
Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aid, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct, and HHS OIG list of Excluded Individuals/Entities. Males between the ages of 18-25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.
Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the posted minimum of the salary range.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, healthcare workers are considered to be at significant risk for acquiring or transmitting hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and influenza. All of these diseases are vaccine-preventable.
As a result, state hospital policy requires employees be vaccinated according to their level of contact with patients. In the event you choose to not be immunized for the influenza virus, you may be required to wear a mask and take other protective measures.
Requisition ID 430585 MOS Code:
Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include, but not limited to: 88M, EO, BM, 3531, 2T1X1. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.
I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.
Texas Health & Human Services Commission