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INTERSTATE TRUCK DRIVER

Date:  Jan 20, 2022
Req ID:  10098
Location: 

North Little Rock, AR, US, 72199

Category:  DEPT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $32,405

Position Number: [[22080272]] 
County: [[Pulaski]] 
Posting End Date: [[02/25/2022]] 

Anticipated Starting Salary: [[$32,405]] 

[[Federal Surplus Property]] 

The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to enhance the safety and security of all Arkansans through ethical, character-driven behavior that promotes professionalism, clear communication, and accountability while serving as the state’s premier public safety agency.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:  Operate state commercial semi trucks, pulling various types of trailers (dry vans, flatbeds, RGN's, step-deck, etc.) bob trucks, pick up trucks with or without flatbed trailers, to pick up and/or deliver surpluss property to Arkansas and other states as needed. This includes operating equipment in a safe and efficient manner at all times. Responsible for safely loading and securing property, according to Federal Department of Transportation Standards, and plans routes to minimize agency and department costs. Inspects and reports to Program Management the condition of surplus government property for serviceability and use by qualified agency, verifies property list before loading and unloading, and provides technical assistance to donees in warehouse upon delivery. Maintains driver's daily log book, as prescribed by the United States Department of Transportation, including Pre-Trip and Post-Trip inspectionss; maintains fuel mileage reports, performs light maintenance to equipment, as necessary, and completes time sheet and travel reimbursement forms. This position requires the driver to work unsupervised at times and create their own schedule to effeciently plan load routes, property retrival appointments, etc. Ability to work in all types of weather and temperatures and climates. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience with flatbed, stepdeck and RGN type trailers and cargo. Some customer service skills. Ability to operate a forklift and various types of warehouse material handling equipment and various pieces of heavy equipment.  Knowledge of United States Department of Transportation Federal Government Rules and Regulations for loading, transporting, and securing heavy equipment. Knowledge of shipping and receiving practices and procedures. Ability to understand and read maps, GPS units and other types of route scheduling materials or equipment. Ability to travel cross-country for extended periods of time, but home every weekend. Basic mechanical skills are a plus.

 

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:  Must possess a Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) with endorsements of passenger and HAZMAT or be able to achieve once hired. Must pass a Department of Transportation medical examination. Must be able to pass background checks at federal facilities and not have any felony convictions, in order to access these properties. Must be able to have good communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to lift 50lbs. or more repeatedly. Ability to climb, bend, and turn as necessary to load, secure, and unload cargo. This ability to contact other governmental agencies and make arrangements and appointments for pick up of surplus property. Must pass DOT drug test. Must be able to perform basic electronic and digital functions on a smart phone or laptop computer; i.e. send or respond to email, enter data on timesheet, operate a GPS, etc. Basic math skills. Must have the ability to work in all types of temperatures and weather conditions.

Position Information

Class Code: S034C

Grade: GS05

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00

Summary

The Interstate Truck Driver is responsible for operating state commercial vehicles and driving cross-country to pick-up/deliver surplus property. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Operates state commercial diesel trucks, forklifts, winches, and other heavy military equipment to pick-up and/or deliver surplus property to Arkansas and other states. Loads and secures property, according to Federal Department of Transportation Standards, and plans routes to minimize agency and done costs. Inspects surplus government property for serviceability and use by qualified agency, verifies property list before loading and unloading, and provides technical assistance to donees in warehouse upon delivery. Maintains driver's daily log book, as prescribed by the United States Department of Transportation, maintains fuel mileage reports, performs maintenance to equipment, as necessary, and completes time sheet and travel reimbursement forms. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Frequent in-state and out-of-state travel required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of United States Department of Transportation Federal Government Rules and Regulations for loading, transporting, and securing heavy equipment. Knowledge of warehousing, shipping, and receiving practices and procedures. Ability to operate heavy machinery, such as forklifts, winches, cranes, or bulldozers. Ability to travel cross-country for extended periods of time. Ability to communicate in oral and written form. Skill in truck driving.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years experience in cross-country commercial driving. Must possess a Class A Commercial Driver's License with endorsements of passenger and tank vehicle. Must pass a Department of Transportation medical examination. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

 

All ADEM positions could include travel in and out of state and are subject to 24 hour on-call duty in the event of an emergency/disaster.

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Applications will be pre-screened for completion and also for the availability to travel.  You may attach a resume, however, all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application must be completed.  Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the completed application.

Make sure to include any military service you may have.  Applicants claiming Veterans Preference Points (Active Duty Veteran, Widow of Veteran, and Widow of Disabled Veteran) must attach proof of status to application in order to receive Veterans Preference Points.

 

This position has a mandatory 6 month probationary period.  This position also requires mandatory 5% contribution to the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.

Benefits package may include health and life insurance, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, Credit Union availability, retirement, career bonuses and deferred compensation plans. 


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock