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Job opening: Motor Vehicle Operator

Salary: $22 - 26 per hour
City: Waco
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Purpose of the position is the operation of a diesel-powered truck tractor with up to a 53-foot semi-trailer in transporting laundry loads to and from the North, Central and South Texas VA Health Care Systems and Darnell Army Medical Center at Fort Hood in Killeen, TX. Position is in the Operations Section, Engineering Service, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS), Temple, TX.


Major duties include, but not limited to: Operates tractor-trailer or truck and full trailer combinations. between Central Texas Veterans Health Care System sites, North and South Texas Veterans Health Care System sites, local hospitals, nursing homes, and other VA-and non-VA facilities; cleaning and washing vehicles; driving long distances, driving long hours, loads/unloads laundry containers. Operate diesel-powered truck tractor with 53-foot semi-trailer which typically an approximate gross vehicle weight of more than 32,000 pounds. Select proper gear ratio for conditions present. Maintains overhead and side clearance, turning radius, braking distance, and following distance. Exercises defensive driving techniques by recognizing potential hazardous road and traffic conditions and selecting alternate routes to avoid potential problems. Ensure cargo is secured and properly loaded. Notifies Supervisor when laundry truck will be delayed for more then one hour Responsible for the careful and safe operation of this special purpose equipment to prevent injury to others and damage to property. Physical effort is required in loading and unloading the laundry containers to and from the semi-trailer. Knowledgeable of defensive driving technique, including skill to recognize developing hazardous road and traffic conditions and the judgment to select alternate routes to avoid potential problems and adjust their driving methods to the practices of the surrounding traffic in order to avoid accidents and to transport passengers/cargo safety. Responsible for the careful and safe operation of the special purpose equipment to prevent injury to others and damage to property. Obeys all government regulations, ensures that passengers observe safety requirements (no smoking, safety belt use, remain seated, etc.), and ensures wheelchairs are locked in place. Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Position Description Title/PD#: Motor Vehicle Operator/PD01370A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized



To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/21/2024. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements: Drive SafelyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (mobile equipment operations)Motor VehiclesOperate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Reliability And DependabilityWithout more than normal supervisionWork Practices 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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. Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Considerable physical effort is required in Heavy lifting, 45 pounds and over, Straight pulling, Use of fingers, Both hands required, Walking (2 hours), Standing (2 hours), Kneeling (1 hours), Repeated bending (1 hours), Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle, Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, Both eyes required, Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors, Hearing (aid may be permitted), Specific hearing requirements, and Emotional/Mental Stability. Environmental Factors: Incumbent's work is performed in all kinds of weather and temperature changes, Outside and inside, Dust, Fumes, smoke, or gases, Slippery or uneven walking surfaces, Working around machinery with moving parts, Working around moving objects or vehicles, Working closely with others and Working alone.


There is no educational substitution at this grade level.


  • Address VA Central Texas Health Care System 1901 Veterans Memorial Drive Temple, TX 76504 US
  • Name: VISN 17 SSU USAS Group
  • Email: [email protected]


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