Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must possess a valid New York State driver’s license for the type of vehicle to be operated and may be required to possess a CDL Class A, B, C or General Class D license
At least one year of permanent service in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer pursuant to Civil Service Law
Currently serving in the title of Motor Vehicle Operator.
Duties Description 1. Under the direction of the Transportation unit supervisor or appropriate supervising staff member, drive a variety of motor vehicles to transport people, material and equipment as needed.
a. Moves or carries cargo from the vehicle to the delivery point.
b. Completes motor vehicle record logging destination, mileage, and purpose for each leg of a trip.
c. Monitors gauges and checks fluid levels and tire pressures.
2. Performs routine maintenance of fleet vehicles in operation
a. Change oil and spark plugs
b. Change tires
c. Pump gas and adds water to radiator, add oil to crankcases, and add air to tires.
d. Replace lamp bulbs.
3. Must possess working knowledge of Vehicle and Traffic Law as it applies to the safe and legal operation of the vehicles in the local agency fleet.
4. Must ensure that mandatory trainings applicable to NYS OPWDD employees are completed and up to date.
5. Ability to lift and carry crates, cartons, boxes, and other cargoes onto and off transport vehicles.
6. Must maintain a NEW York State driver license appropriate for the type of vehicles to be operated including CDL class A, B, or C.
7. Complete assigned tasks as directed and applicable to Motor Vehicle Operator classification standard.
Additional Comments If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.
Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-4785 or Email at email@example.com to obtain information and RA forms.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.