Pool Motor Truck Driver
CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION (CDA)
DEPARTMENT OF STREETS AND SANITATION (DSS)
Number of Positions: 500 (additional vacancies possible pending budget approval)
This position is open to current BIDDERS from Teamsters Local 700 Bargaining Unit 08 AND the PUBLIC, including current city employees in other unions or non-union positions. Only current city employees covered under the City’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teamsters Local 700 Bargaining Unit 08 are considered BIDDERS, these individuals are eligible to bid. Qualified bidders who properly submit a bid will receive preference over any non-bidders.
BID INSTRUCTIONS : Apply on the bid site: https://chicago.taleo.net/careersection/103/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
Check the box on your profile titled “Currently employed by the City of Chicago”
Enter your employee ID (located on your pay stub labeled ‘payee/employee ID number’)
Select your correct bargaining unit
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION
Under general supervision, a Pool Motor Truck Driver in the Department of Streets and Sanitation and the Chicago Department of Aviation:
operates a wide variety of motor vehicles and power equipment,
spreads sand and salt,
transports materials, tools, equipment, and personnel to and from projects,
inspects automotive equipment for proper operation, and
performs related duties as assigned.
In addition to the above duties, a Pool Motor Truck Driver in the Department of Streets & Sanitation drives refuse collection trucks, tow trucks, snowplows, salt spreaders, and all rolling motorized stock to clear streets and alleys. Assignments within this department may require alternate shifts and/or weekend shifts.
In addition to the above duties, a Pool Motor Truck Driver in the Chicago Department of Aviation:
drives snowplows and salt spreaders to clear streets, airfields, and runways, and
communicates with other drivers and control tower personnel while on the airfield.
DAYS OFF: Vary
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Possession of an "A" or "B" class Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required. Applicants must pass a driving test demonstrating their ability to operate various vehicles, which may include vehicles up to 7-speed manual transmission.
NOTE: As a condition of continued employment, you must obtain an "X" endorsement on your Commercial Driver's License (CDL) by March 11, 2023. Candidates who do not possess an "X" endorsement on their CDL by March 11, 2023 will be removed from the pool.
An “X” endorsement is a combined endorsement of both tankers and hazmat. Candidates who obtain an “X” endorsement by the deadline will remain in the pool until a new assignment becomes available, provided there are no disciplinary or attendance issues.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you MUST attach a copy of your valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class "A" or "B" to your online application. FAILURE TO ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR CDL WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING INCOMPLETE AND YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. Applicants cannot have an Air Brake ("L") restriction on their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or any other restrictions limiting operation of equipment.
NOTE: Individuals must attach a copy of their State of Illinois Commercial Driver's License.
The Secretary of State, Jesse White had extended all driver’s license and ID card expiration dates an additional two months, however this extension does NOT apply to commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) and CDL learner’s permits. Please click on the link below for details.
Employee Vaccination Requirement: City of Chicago employees must, as a condition of employment, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 effective October 15, 2021. This Policy applies to all City employees. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable City processes. For more information on the vaccine policy please visit: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dhr/supp_info/city-of-chicago-employee-vaccination-policy.html
Chicago Department of Aviation
Possession of a non-expired "A" or "B" class Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an “X” endorsement is required. Applicants must pass a driving test demonstrating their ability to operate various vehicles, which may include vehicles up to 7-speed manual transmission.
Applicants who possess both an “X” endorsement and a “P” endorsement or a commercial learner's permit (CLP) with the P endorsement will be given first consideration.
This position requires candidates to successfully pass a Road Test. Candidates, who meet the minimum qualifications, pass the Road Test and all other preemployment testing (including passing a Pre-Employment DOT Physical and Drug Screen, City of Chicago indebtedness and background check) will be hired in lottery order.
Candidates selected by the Department of Streets and Sanitation and Chicago Department of Aviation will be contacted via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to monitor their emails regularly upon application.
NOTE: No CONDITIONAL Pre-Employment DOT Physical Medical Cards will be accepted by the Department of Streets and Sanitation and Chicago Department of Aviation. Candidate must receive a minimum 1-year clearance on DOT by our selected Concentra Clinic.
· Chicago Department of Aviation
Candidates, who meet the minimum qualifications, the Chicago Department of Aviation preferences, AND successfully pass the Road Test, airport background check, Security Threat Assessment (STA) and all other preemployment processes and testing including passing a Pre-Employment DOT Physical, will be hired in lottery order.
NOTE: All selected candidates hired by the Chicago Department of Aviation must pass and maintain a basic airfield driving test (yellow stripe) and maintain a valid CDL after hire.
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process , please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at ***** or *****/strong> . Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
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The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor Christopher Owen, Commissioner
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm C.S.T. Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. C.D.T. on August 10, 2022. No exceptions will be made.