Print this page >>
POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE:
ORGANIZATION:
REPORTS TO:
REVISION/REVIEW DATE:
JOB CODE:
UNION:
CLASSIFICATION:
GRADE:
Working Truck Driver
Purchasing & Supply - Warehouse
Supervisor - Supply Services
October 7, 2022
116
Local2250
ACE/AFSCME
12

POSITION SUMMARY:


  The primary responsibilities of positions in this class are related to the operation of passenger vehicles, pick-up trucks and vans for the purpose of picking up and delivering furniture, equipment, supplies and mail; however, other duties may be required such as participating in warehouse or mail room activities. Typically a Working Truck Driver is responsible for loading and unloading the vehicles and is required to follow a pre-established route and maintains a strict daily schedule in making pickups and deliveries to locations within and outside the school system. Work is supervised principally through appraisal of the effectiveness with which deadlines or schedules are maintained as well as the accuracy and care in making pickups and deliveries.    

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Checks vehicle to insure proper water level, fuel, oil, and tire pressure levels; observes and reports vehicle malfunctioning;

Drives vehicles according to pre-established routes and maintains a strict daily schedule; delivers a variety of items to schools and other activities throughout the County; picks up and delivers items to central offices as well as to other schools and activities;

Picks up items at other locations and delivers same, e.g., foodstuffs and commodities for cafeteria use;

Moves furniture, file cabinets and other equipment;

Participates in storing mail and packages; assists in filing warehouse orders;

Loads and unloads vehicles; and

Performs related duties as assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

Working knowledge of the operation and care characteristics of passenger vehicles and trucks;

Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in vehicle operation;

Working knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances, and rules to be observed in the State of Maryland relative to vehicle operation;

Skill in the safe and efficient operation of passenger cars and trucks;

Ability to observe or detect needed vehicle repairs and to report these repairs to proper authorities;

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions;

Ability to perform assigned tasks in a  responsible fashion without immediate supervision;

Ability to relate well with schools or agencies serviced;

Ability to keep routine records and to make summary reports from such records; and

Must be in good physical condition and have ability to lift heavy articles.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


 

Completion of a standard high school diploma or GED with some experience in the operation of vehicles and the loading, unloading and delivery of material and equipment; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job.

 

 



CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


 

Possession of an appropriate and valid Maryland Motor Vehicle Operators License (CDL) with driving record indicating five (5) or fewer current points of which no more than three (3) shall have been accumulated as a result of traffic violations occurring while operating a Board of Education vehicle.


 



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:


No direct supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT:


The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


None.

Last modified: 10/7/2022 12:42:21 PM