DEFINITION: Operates commercial motor vehicles (step vans, freight trucks) with a gross vehicle weight over 26,000 pounds for the distribution of supplies, frozen food, food dry goods, materials, or equipment for the Office of Food and Nutrition Services. Performs other duties as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Delivers supplies, materials, equipment, frozen food, or food dry goods for the Office of Food and Nutrition Services.
Picks up supplies, materials, equipment, frozen food, or food dry goods for the Office of Food and Nutrition Services.
Assists material handlers in the receipt, storage, and pulling of items. Loads vehicles to ensure proper utilization of space and protect cargo from damage.
Delivers and unloads supplies, materials, and equipment to the designated area.
Obtains proper signatures for deliveries when required.
Notes and reports any damaged or unsafe equipment on vehicles.
Operates all commercial motor vehicles (step vans, freight trucks) and equipment in accordance with safety guidelines established for the CDL as well as state, federal, and local laws.
Performs other duties of similar scope and complexity.
Education, Training and Experience: Possession of a high school diploma or an appropriate equivalent, plus two years of warehouse, distribution, or related experience. (Additional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.)
Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid commercial, class B Maryland driver's license or an equivalent is required. (The license may require certain endorsements and/or the absence of certain restrictions.) Possession of a valid Federal Motor Carrier Medical Certification (DOT Physical Card) is required. Required licenses and certifications must be maintained throughout employment in this position and any other positions that require them.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of warehouse and storage facility operations. Knowledge of the operation of commercial vehicles, automobiles, light trucks, and step vans.
Skill and ability in operating pallet jacks and other material handling equipment. Skill and ability to organize materials and supplies. Skill in receiving, storing, and delivering items. Skill in operating commercial vehicles, automobiles, light trucks, and step vans.
Ability to lead material handlers and others. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to count and perform basic arithmetic computations while maintaining records of deliveries and receipt of items.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The work of this class entails the performance of heavy physical labor including frequent walking and standing, working at heights, lifting and carrying of objects of moderate to heavy weight (up to 60 pounds), and the use of coordinative and manipulative skills in the operation of vehicles and equipment. Duties require exposure to a warehouse and shop environments that include exposure to dust, dirt, chemicals, machinery, and equipment. Duties require work in sub-zero freezers and refrigerated food storage units. Duties require the operation of commercial weight vehicles, automobiles, step vans, and light trucks and travel throughout Baltimore County.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Persons appointed to this classification are designated as Essential-As-Needed Personnel and are required to work when schools and/or offices are closed during adverse weather conditions or any other emergency when contacted and directed to do so.
Persons appointed to this class must have the ability to work under conditions that may involve occasional exposure to inclement weather, as well as the ability to work in sub-zero freezers and refrigerated storage units.
Persons appointed to this class must be physically qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations and must remain physically qualified to operate such vehicles throughout their employment. Persons holding a commercial driver's license (CDL) are subject to alcohol and drug testing in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations and Board of Education policy.
Eligible for the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System
SALARY: Grade 05 on the AFSCME payscale $15.45 - $21.99
Eligible for the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System
NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9600 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 118, Baltimore, MD 21220 (443-809-4360). Application Instructions Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools through our Applitrack system. This system allows you to submit your completedapplication for each position and location in which you are interested.Go to to apply.
Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc.will not be accepted.
Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.
All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $81.00.
An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefitssession.
Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.
Contact Information Jessica M. Ey, PHR, Human Resources Analyst 6901 Charles Street, E Building Towson, Maryland 21204 Phone:443-809-7872 Fax:410-887-7876