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Job opening: Motor Vehicle Operator

Salary: $26 - 31 per hour
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position requires ALL of the following: A valid current Class A or Class B, Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Passenger (P) and air brake endorsements on your CDL These positions are located in the Facility Management Department of the Facility Support Directorate located in the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, Illinois.


Major duties and responsibilities include: As a driver, will operate 22 to 44-passenger bus (with or without wheelchair lifts), passenger cars, station wagons, pickup trucks, 7 to 15-passenger vans, cargo vans and other trucks (with or without lift gates or other special equipment) with automatic or standard transmissions on a daily basis, as assigned. While assigned driving duties, driver will be expected to safety assist passengers entering/departing these vehicles, as necessary. Determines route to be followed, taking into consideration such factors as ongoing hospital activities, weight limitations, and safety conditions Transports patients and family members, supplies, materials, or equipment throughout the medical center complex and the local public area Assures vehicle is not overloaded Performs required operator maintenance Maintains service records, completes delivery records, trip tickets, and compiles accident reports Performs other duties as assigned Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized Critical Skills Incentive (CSI) Not authorized DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.



Commercial Driver's License (Screen-Out): A valid state-issued Class A or Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Passenger (P) and air brake endorsements on your CDL is required for this position. NOTE: We cannot accept photographs, therefore; please do not submit a copy of your license with your application package. If an interview is requested, you will be required to provide a copy of your valid state-issued Commercial Driver's License. PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS: Must have muscular and visual coordination, rapid reflexes, depth and field of vision must be within normal limits. Good hearing, corrected with an aid, is also required to enable incumbent to perform a satisfactory job. Moderate to heavy physical capacity may be required when operating the buses/trucks using in transporting the patients/cargo due to the size, wind resistance, turning radius, braking distance, and other factors not readily visible while driving lighter and smaller type vehicles. Assists in the loading/unloading of materials and/or other cargo being transported (lifts cargo weighing 0-50 pounds without assistance; over 50 pounds with assistance). Working Conditions: Work is performed outdoors in all kinds of weather. Emergency repair work may expose the operator to all types of climatic conditions, as well as to the hazards of traffic. Driving will mainly be on well maintained roadways; however, roadway conditions may be severely deteriorated due to construction work or weather conditions. Some off the road driving may be required. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualifications. For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position: Drive SafelyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (mobile equipment operations)Motor VehiclesReliability And DependabilityWithout more than normal supervisionWork Practices IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address Captain James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center 3001 Green Bay Road North Chicago, IL 60064 US
  • Name: VHA National Recruitment Center
  • Phone: (844)456-5208
  • Email: [email protected]


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