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Vehicle Operator I

Company: City of Detroit
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionTHE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS IS HIRING DRIVERSCDL DRIVERS- CLASS A OR B REQUIREDSTARTING HOURLY RATE $17.25VALID COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE WITH AIR BRAKE ENDORSEMENT REQUIREDDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (DPW)MUNICIPAL PARKING DEPARTMENT (MPD)Under general supervision, drives and operates special purpose vehicles and equipment consistent with the specified class evaluation factors.Examples of DutiesMAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS:* 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.* Will include general labor duties when not driving* 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 QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS:High school graduation or GED.Two years of experience in the operation of special purpose vehicles and equipment, preferred.NOTE:The preexisting education requirement (completion of eight grades of schooling) will apply to current 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 InformationLICENSE, CERTIFICATION 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.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSCLASS EVALUATION FACTORS:The distinction between the three levels of Vehicle Operator is based upon the complexity and size of equipment operated and the difficulty and level of skill required to drive and operate a special purpose vehicle and associated auxiliary equipment.Physical DemandsThe employee generally engages in light to strenuous physical activity which may include operating machinery, motor vehicles, heavy equipment, and using tools for an extended period of time. The employee is expected to move about and ascend/descend (e.g. stairs, ladders, trees etc.) to accomplish tasks. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull, and carry up to (90) pounds.Work EnvironmentWork is performed in indoor and outdoor environments with potential exposure to conditions which may include fumes, extreme heat and cold, wetness, loud noise, dust, inclement weather and hazardous chemicals. Some work requires travel to meetings, conferences, and other work sites with exposure to seasonal weather conditions.EVALUATION PROCESS: Training, Experience and Personal Qualifications: 100%

Keywords: City of Detroit, Detroit , Vehicle Operator I, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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