Truck Driver

Chantilly, Virginia
$39,367.95 - $65,613.18 Annually
Nov 18, 2022
Nov 26, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Park Authority is hiring truck drivers. This position o perates a variety of gasoline or diesel powered motorized heavy trucks and construction equipment in maintenance and construction work. Drives a truck equipped with dump body to transport and dump loose materials. Drives tractor trailer combinations to transport or haul construction equipment weighing over 26,000 pounds. Properly secures load for transit. Operates snow removal, sand spreading and other snow control equipment. Manual Labor is a regular and routine expectation for this position. May assist in leading a work crew when required.

Note: Reports to 4501 Brookfield Corporate Drive in Chantilly on a daily basis and is dispatched to various Park Authority sites throughout Fairfax County.

*A $2,500 signing bonus is available to new county employees hired in the Truck Driver position after completing six months of employment with satisfactory performance. Applicants must possess a valid CDL at time of application submission to be eligible.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • May operate snow blower, self-propelled riding mower and tractor with attached mower;
  • Performs manual labor and assists in concrete and asphalt work, basic masonry and
  • carpentry tasks, and basic storm sewer tasks;
  • Adjusts or constructs manholes to proper grade level;
  • Operates a variety of small power tools including, but not limited to: weed cutter, push
  • mower, power tamper, gas roller, chain saw, concrete sewer, pump and gas generators;
  • Drives in all types of traffic and weather and is exposed to the possibility of accident;
  • Determines shortest and safest route, recognizing hazardous conditions, and changing routes to avoid such conditions;
  • Follows safety rules and regulations and other posted rules for moving vehicles;
  • Judges overhead and side clearances, turning radius, braking distance, and safest distance to be maintained from proceeding vehicle;
  • Performs light maintenance such as checking and adding fuel, water, oil and air, checking brakes, changing tires, and cleaning and washing vehicles;
  • May assist in leading a work crew when required.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of the State Vehicle Code regulating truck operation;
  • Skill in the operation of heavy motorized equipment;
  • Ability to make minor repairs to heavy equipment;
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions;
  • Ability to perform duties requiring manual dexterity, such as reaching, bending, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet and legs to operate hand and foot controls.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to completion of the eighth school grade; plus one year of experience in the operation of up to two-and-one-half ton capacity trucks. Experience as outlined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the educational requirement.

Two years of experience operating tandem dump trucks for hauling, dumping, and spreading a variety of loose materials and operating dump truck and trailer combinations hauling construction equipment. Applicants should have a history of labor related work experience as this position requires completion of manual labor on a frequent basis.

  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Class A CDL VA-Required upon hire

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, driver's license check, and pre-employment medical evaluation to the satisfaction of the employer.

Ability to lift 50 pounds frequently. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.