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EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  HEAVY TRUCK DRIVER
Salary: $3,186.00 - $3,672.00
Posted: 07/19/2013

Job Description:

The Nutrition Services Division’s mission is to assist agencies in meeting the nutritional needs of school children in preschool through grade 12, and infants and children in child care institutions.

DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Automotive Equipment Operator II at the State Distribution Center, the Heavy Truck Driver (HTD) is responsible for the operation of a two or three-axle truck tractor, pulling a 28-foot to 48-foot dry or refrigerated trailer. The driver delivers U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foods to recipient agencies located in 46 counties in Northern California. The HTD loads the foods, ensures that the load is balanced within the trailer, and verifies the foods ordered and destination against warehouse documents. The driver is also responsible for performing minor vehicle repairs and regular service maintenance, keeping truck records, and preparing reports. Overnight deliveries may be required.
*FREE PARKING*

REQUIREMENTS

  • One year of experience (within the last ten years) in operating heavy compound transmission motor truck tractors with semi-trailer or heavy motor truck and trailer equipment.
  • Must possess a California commercial driver's license valid for the operation of any combination of vehicles. Applicants who do not possess this license must secure the license prior to appointment.
  • A valid Medical Examination Certificate.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of safe heavy truck/tractor and trailer operations
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor and lift 50 pounds
  • Willing to travel extensively throughout Northern California

WHO MAY APPLY

Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the California Department of Human Resources’ State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.  Incumbent will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under federal regulations and will be placed in the State’s random drug and alcohol testing pool.

PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Allan Howton
Sacramento Distribution Center
401 North Third Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
916-327-2959

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: August 12, 2013



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Heavy Truck Driver 174 - 192 - 6378 -
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
08/12/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Sacramento Distribution Center
401 North Third Street
Sacramento, 95811
Allan Howton
916-327-2959

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