• Department of the Navy Office of Civilian Human Resources
  • $54,950.00 -74,770.00/year*
  • Jersey City , NJ
  • Defense/Security Clearance
  • Full-Time
  • 10 Bayside Terrace

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  • This position is located within Commander, Mid-Atlantic Region, Fleet and Family Readiness Program. The incumbent functions as the assigned driver of assigned commercial vehicles, to include cargo/passenger vans, stake trucks, passenger busses, etc.


    This position is located within Commander, Mid-Atlantic Region, Fleet and Family Readiness Program. The incumbent functions as the assigned driver of assigned commercial vehicles, to include cargo/passenger vans, stake trucks, passenger busses, etc.

    Operates gasoline or diesel powered vehicles with gross vehicle weights of 22,000 pounds or more. These vehicles may include cargo, van, stake trucks and 29 passenger buses. Such vehicles are equipped with such driving controls as gear shift lever, brake pedal, accelerator, manual or automatic transmissions and may be equipped with air brakes.

    Operates vehicles over roads and streets through all kinds of traffic depending upon the type of vehicle operated and the purpose for which it is operated. Maintains awareness of all legal requirements for the vehicle operated, and maintains legal driving requirements at all times.

    Ensures that the proper preventative maintenance, e.g. oil change, tire pressure , lights, fuel, etc. are properly maintained in accordance with vehicle requirement, via the site Automotive Hobby Shop or assigned mechanic. Ensures that any/all maintenance issues, broken accessories or equipment (headlights, taillights, tires, brakes, etc.) are reported/repaired immediately.

    For passenger vehicles: Drives vehicle over pre-determined routes, arriving and departing at scheduled times. Operates doors to allow passengers to enter and leave the bus and helps the passengers in other courteous ways when necessary. Ensures good order and discipline is maintained at all times, and passengers adhere to all safety requirements including seat belts, weight distribution , proper stowing gear, and ensuring passengers do not move about the vehicle, do not extend body parts outside open windows, or litter, when the vehicle is in motion. Ensures that the passenger bus/van is checked prior to departure for gasoline, oil, tires at appropriate pressure, etc. Responsible for the complete cleaning, inside and out, of the passenger bus after each trip.

    For cargo vehicles: Loads and unloads the vehicle by hand or using equipment, sometimes requiring help from other workers. ensures that the vehicle is not overloaded and that the cargo is protected from weather and secured to prevent falling off the vehicle. Ensures cargo is present and accounted for, at loading and unloading. Protects the security of the cargo at all times.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment


    Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

    Must be skilled in handling the controls for starting, stopping, backing and driving the vehicle in a safe manner, and be able to operate a manual transmission if applicable. Must be know the height, width, length and weight of vehicles in order to judge overhead and side clearances, turning radius, braking distance and the safest distance to be maintained from preceding vehicles. Must know how to determine the shortest and safest route and be able to recognize hazardous conditions and change routes to avoid these conditions.

    Must be thoroughly familiar with vehicle assigned, in order to assess appropriate fitness for travel, tire pressure, fluid levels, etc., to schedule preventative maintenance, and to identify and report broken or inoperable accessories and/or equipment. Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of safety rules and regulations.

    Must be able to demonstrate tact and good customer service. Must be able to ensure good order and discipline over a crowd of people and ensure safety procedures and legal requirements are enforced at all times.


    Incumbent must possess and maintain a current valid driver's license, and a state Commercial Drivers License (CDL) for the state in which employed, UNLESS the incumbent is an off-duty military member, who must possess a valid government CDL.

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

    As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


    Additional information

    We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee s eligibility to work in the United States.

    Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

    For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

    The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

    This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

    Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required


  • Required Documents

    USAJobs Resume

    Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

    If claiming Veteran s Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.

    If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.

    If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

    If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .


    The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:

    Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.). Not applicable to Flexible employees.

    Stability of Federal Civilian Service

    People with passion for doing work that matters

    Quality of Work Life Balance

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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