• U.S. Dept of Defense
  • $49,410.00 -75,690.00/year*
  • Jersey City , NJ
  • Defense/Security Clearance
  • Full-Time
  • 10 Bayside Terrace

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Duties

Summary

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.

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Responsibilities

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.



* 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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