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Van Driver, Part Time (Continuous)

Company: City of Oakland, CA
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The Position

PLEASE NOTE:

Due to current events and the statewide shelter-in-place order, all exam dates and locations are tentative. City facilities are currently closed to the public. Applicants will be notified as further information becomes available. Applicants should also check their email on a regular basis for updates.

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill several Van Driver, Part Timevacancies within Oakland Parks, Recreation and Youth Development. Workschedule includesirregular hours and weekends.

Under general direction, incumbents perform vehicle inspections and complete vehicle logs; pick up and drop off program participants at sites, centers and other off-site locations; deliver departmental supplies and equipment; prepare required daily reports; and perform related duties as assigned.

This recruitment may close without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

  • REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION: Applicants must submit a current (within the last 30 days) official Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) printout of the last three (3) years driving record. The official DMV printout must be scanned and attached to your online employment application. DMV printout must list possession of current, valid Class B California Driver's License with "Passenger Endorsement". Applications without this required document will not be considered further.

Click the link below to locate a DMV kiosk:

https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/locations/kiosks/?loc=37.8129243,-122.25873109999999#location-finder

Examples of Duties

  • Operate vehicles exceeding 26,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight rating, vehicles with 3 or more axles weighing 6,000 lbs. or more, or buses/vans carrying more than 10 passengers including the driver.
  • Pick up and drop off program participants at program sites, centers and other field-trip locations.
  • Perform pre-trip vehicle inspections.
  • Fuel vehicles.
  • Clean, maintain, check and inspect City vehicles; deliver vehicles for upkeep and repair as needed.
  • Plan and organize routes for trips, excursions and/or tours.
  • Refer phone calls and/or concerns regarding driving arrangements and deliveries to appropriate staff.
  • Report all incidents as they relate to passengers.
  • Load, deliver and unload departmental supplies and equipment to sites, centers and other locations.
  • Assist disabled individuals with entering and exiting the vehicle and ensure that all passengers are utilizing necessary safety devices such as seatbelts, car seats, etc.
  • Maintain logs and prepare daily reports for submission to supervisor.
  • Complete accident and injury reports as appropriate and prepare claims for damage to City property.

Minimum Requirements for Application

Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.

Education:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Experience:

One year of experience driving automobiles/vehicles.

Knowledge of:

  • City of Oakland geography.
  • Parks and Recreation facilities locations.
  • Basic mathematics.
  • Recordkeeping and reports.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Customer service.
  • City rules, policies and procedures.

Ability to:

  • Drive a commercial passenger vehicle and/or bus.
  • Perform vehicle inspections.
  • Keep records and prepare reports.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Be comfortable around young children, youth and adults.
  • Use a calculator and computer if necessary.
  • Provide safety briefings for passengers and maintain a safe environment while driving.
  • Be punctual.
  • Follow accident/incident report procedures.
  • Read maps and use on-line direction programs.
  • Respond effectively and safely in the event of a vehicle malfunction or accident.
  • Safely operate a wheelchair lift.
  • Safely lift up to fifty (50) lbs.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with community members, employees, and others contacted in the performance of required duties.

Other Requirements:

A current (within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) printout of the last three (3) years driving recordmust be scanned and attached to your online employment application. DMV printout must list possession of current, valid Class B California Driver's License with "Passenger Endorsement". Applications without this required document will not be considered further.

Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid Class B California Driver's License with "Passenger Endorsement" throughout the tenure of employment and will be required to participate in the City's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program.Incumbents may be required to possess and maintain an "air brake endorsement" if assigned to drive commercial vehicles with air braking systems.

Must obtain Basic First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificates within 90 days of employment.Possession of one or both certifications prior to being appointed is highly desirable.

Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older.

Must pass a thorough background investigation.

Supplemental Information

The Selection Process

Stage I: The first stage in the selection process will consist of a review of each applicant employment application, a current (within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) printout of the lastthree years driving record(DMV printout must list possession of current, valid Class B California Driver's License with "Passenger Endorsement")and supplemental questionnaire for minimum qualifications (weighted pass/fail).Applications submitted without all required materials will not be given further consideration.

Stage II: Thesecond stagewill consist offorwarding the hiring list of qualified candidates to the department to be further considered.

The City of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.

How to Apply

Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least two to three hours to submit your application if youare a new user on the system.APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY.You mayapply and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm

If you do not have access to a computer, there are computer stations available at any City of Oakland Public Library. There are alsowork stations at theHuman Resources Management Department, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA94612. Work stations are availableduring regular business hours (normally 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

PLEASE NOTE:

Due to current events and the statewide shelter-in-place order, all exam dates and locations are tentative. City facilities are currently closed to the public. Applicants will be notified as further information becomes available. Applicants should also check their email on a regular basis for updates.

Our on-line application system is provided by NeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact NeoGov's Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627between 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM Pacific Time, Monday - Friday.

You may also call the City of Oakland Human Resources Management Department during regular business hours at (510) 238-3112 for information; however, we are unable to provide technical support for the online application system.

The City of Oakland is an EEO/ADA Employer.

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