The City of Huntington provides work opportunities in a variety of fields, including public works, public safety, administration, administrative support and community development.
The Division of Human Resources accepts applications for open public works and administrative positions. Currently, there is an open truck driver position in the Department of Public Works' Street Division. Applicants are advised to submit an application/resume to Human Resources Director Sherry Lewis via email at email@example.com. Candidates may also apply in person in the Human Resources Office, located in Room 14 at City Hall. Applications will be received June 12, 2017, through the close of business on June 23, 2017.
POSITION: Truck Driver
SALARY RANGE: $12.29-$13.71/HR
NATURE OF WORK
This is manual labor and skilled work, including operation of light to heavy-duty trucks in construction, maintenance and repair work within the Street Division of the Public Works Department. Work involves performance of manual tasks of more than ordinary difficulty requiring some skills or special knowledge acquired through experience. Work includes operation of light to heavy-duty trucks as a regular part of assigned duties. The employee may occasionally operate other equipment on a training, relief or temporary basis. Work is performed and reviewed through inspection of work while in progress and upon completion by the working foreman.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Graduation from high school or GED; considerable experience in the operation of heavy-duty equipment; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) from state in which employee resides; 24-hour availability.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Motor vehicle, telephone, radio, backhoe, end loader and other related equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, talk, see, hear and smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed primarily outdoors in all weather conditions, including temperature extremes and wet and/or humid conditions. Work is occasionally performed in emergency and stressful situations. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to dust, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and is occasionally exposed to hazardous materials. The employee is frequently exposed to loud noise and heavy traffic. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Huntington and the employee and is subject to change by the City as the need arises.