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Truck Driver AF

Department: Public Works/Streets & Right of Way (SROW)
Office: SROW Operations & Maintenance Yard
Position Number:55-15-441-307-5
Job ID#:16244
To be considered for this job:You must complete the on-line application form.
Opening Date for In-House Candidates:12/21/17
Opening Date to the Public:12/28/27
Open until filled; for best consideration, apply by:1/15/18
Starting Salary (or salary range):12.83
Other information about this position or about working with the City of Rio Rancho:A Drivers License is required for this position. Your driving record must always meet City insurability standards.

A Commercial Drivers License is required for this position. Your driving record must always meet City insurability standards.

This position is covered by a Bargaining Unit.
Banner:This is the initial posting of this job opening.
If you are called for an interview or to attend a pre-employment testing session:If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via e-mail or telephone with a date, time and place to interview.
Typical schedule :Mon-Thurs or Tues-Friday (10 hr. shifts) Schedule depends on senority


Position Title: Truck Driver    AF  

Department: Public Works  

Division: Streets & ROW  

Reports to: Streets & ROW Supervisor  

FLSA Status: non-Exempt  

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME  

Pay Grade: 12A   

Job Status: Permanent, Full-time

  Full Time Equivalent: 1.0  

Position Summary

The Truck Driverís responsibilities are to load, transport and unload construction materials, supplies and equipment to and from job sites in conformance with established procedures and protocols.

This position requires a Commercial Driverís License and falls under the Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Rules and Regulations.

This is a Safety Sensitive position subject to random drug/alcohol testing. 

Education, Training and Experience Ė minimum required to proficiently perform the job

Education / higher education: High School Graduate or equivalent 

Minimum number of years of directly related experience: Six months of experience in truck operation and routine maintenance.  

Education and/or experience preferences: None 

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Driverís License requirement: Commercial Driver's License  Permit   Required Endorsements: CDL Class B with Tanker endorsement  

Note -- For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.

Required certifications, licenses or registrations: Commercial Driverís License within 6 months of hire. 

Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations: None 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job

Knowledge: NM DOT Guidelines and Procedures For Over the Road Transporting of materials and goods Weight Limits ĖHeight Limitsí Traffic Control Devices etc. 

Skills:  Operate heavy trucks, load and unload construction materials and equipment both manually and with mechanical equipment. The operation of heavy truck maneuvering such as but not limited to; backing, loading, unloading, dumping, spread dumping and towing etc.  

Abilities: Comprehend and carry out simple verbal instructions and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.   Add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's and perform these operations using units of money, weight measurement, volume, and distance.  

Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Works with laborers, maintenance   technicians, heavy equipment operators, and department supervisors to   construct and repair City buildings on time and within cost.   External: Occasional interaction with the general   public, customers, and public officials.  

Authorities and Accountabilities

Level of independent decision making: Minimal-incumbent primarily carries-out instructions and follows established procedures 

Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: None -- Position has no accountability for, or authority to make, budgetary or financial decisions. 

Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations) 

Essential Functions

The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • To load, transport and unload construction materials, supplies and equipment to and from job sites in conformance with established procedures and protocols under the direction of the Division Supervisor.
  • Operates 5, 6, 10, and 12-yard dump trucks to transport sand, gravel or construction materials to and from the work site.  
  • Transports equipment and loads and unload trucks by hand or with the use of mechanical equipment.
  • Operates tanker trucks to assist in the grading of unimproved roads.
  • Performs minor routine or preventative maintenance and repair on assigned vehicles.  
  • Operates other small equipment and vehicles and performs manual labor as necessary.
  • Assists in clearing streets and roads during inclement weather or as needed.
  • Performs traffic control and other related duties as assigned. 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work 

Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; job requires normal vision; must be able to distinguish colors; must be able to see in dim light; exposure to high noise levels; grasping with hand, gripping; operation of gas-powered machines or equipment; lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 50 lbs; shift working, including mid and grave; working more than 5 days a week; job involved driving most of the shift. 

Exposures: exposure to excessive amounts of dust, flying particles, toxic vapors, noxious fumes or mists 

Extraordinary working conditions: maybe required to work during periods of inclement weather when City crews are required to clear roads and drainage due to excessive rainfall, snow or ice 

Hazardous equipment/machinery used: none 

Required personal protective equipment: none 

If you need an accommodation for a disability that would enable you to apply or interview for this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 505-891-5011 (fax: 505-891-9183).


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