Motor Vehicle Operator

Legislative Branch Washington, DC
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Help Duties Summary

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Superintendent, House Office Buildings (HOB), Client Services Division, Labor and Custodial Branch, Day Labor and Custodial Section. The selectee is a Motor Vehicle Operator performing driving and operating duties on a variety of motor vehicles and equipment and also performs laboring tasks when not performing driving duties. Candidates must have a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Air Brake Endorsement and Fork Lift certification.

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* This position is covered under the Architect of the Capitol's Veterans Preference Policy. Consideration for employment will be restricted to qualified preference eligible veterans. If a preference eligible veteran is not available, consideration will be given to qualified non-veteran applicants. *

TOUR OF DUTY: (7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.)

[NOTE: Hours may change due to Operating Needs of Management]

* This incumbent of this position is designated as "Emergency Essential Personnel" and is required to report to work in emergency situations. *

This position is located in the House Office Buildings, Client Services Division, Labor and Custodial Branch, Day Labor & Custodial Section. The incumbent is a Motor Vehicle Operator performing driving and operating duties on a variety of motor vehicles and equipment. The selectee also performs routine laboring tasks when not performing driving duties.

This position requires a Commercial Driver's License (CDL)


The primary driving duties relate to the 2002 Freightliner, Model FL 70, Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) 33,000 lbs with air brakes (CDL Required) to transport debris, scrap metal, pallets and other items to the Metal Recycling location or Landfills. Other vehicles being driven include an E150 Ford Van, a Transit 150, a Chevy Truck 3500, a Ford F-250, a Ford Van e-150 and a Polaris Ranger TM.

Picks up and deliver parts, materials and supplies from various House Office Buildings. Ensures that the cargo is properly loaded, distributed and secured prior to transport.

Operates a snowplow or salt truck with attachments to remove snow and disperse salt and sand.

Performs basic operator maintenance - monitors fluid levels; checks tires, batteries, and brakes; replaces air filters and interior lights; checks hose connections; cleans vehicle interior of exterior; and performs minor repairs.

Performs laborer duties when driving duties have been completed. Loads and unloads heavy boxes, bulky supplies, and heavy construction building materials and supplies to and from trucks; moves heavy boxes and cartons by hand, hand truck, or dolly.

Delivers supplies to Members' Offices. Assists the shop offices' trades personnel by cleaning work areas at the end of the day; transporting tools and materials from shop areas or storage areas to job sites; and other similar work.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply This job is open to… Applications will be accepted from all U.S. Citizens.

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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5703 Motor Vehicle Operating

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen.

* You must be able to pass a drug test.

* Your resume and question responses must address the required job elements.

* Must possess of a Commercial Driver's License with air brake endorsements.

* Must currently have a valid DOT physical card on file with your local MVA.

* You must currently possess and maintain a good driving record.


You must meet all eligibility and qualifications requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.

You MUST meet the following screen-outs required for this position:

1. Must possess a valid, unexpired Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake endorsements.

2. Must maintain and keep on file a valid DOT physical card with your local Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA).

3. Must currently possess a good driving record. Possession of a good driving record is included in the suitability process. Maintenance thereof is a condition of continued employment. Failure to maintain a good driving record will result in termination. [Note: The selected candidate will be required to provide a "certified" copy of your driving record at the time of notification of selection.]

4. Ability to lift, push, and pull heavy objects weighing 50 lbs. or more without assistance.

5. Must possess fork lift certification.


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