Locations throughout Connecticut
|Date Opened||4/20/2021 10:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$35,526* - $35,526/year (*New State employees start at minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||5/5/2021 11:59:00 PM|
Are you a self-starter? Do you want to make a difference while participating in a dynamic and reciprocal human services environment in the public sector? If so, we want you to join us!
The Department of Children and Families (DCF), is currently recruiting for several qualified and motivated Drivers (Maintainer - Driver/Equipment Operator) throughout Connecticut. These positions are full-time, 37.5 hours per week and will be responsible for the safe transportation of children and families served by the Department. These positions are based out of Middletown, Waterbury and a 3rd location that will be determined in the near future and will cover statewide transportation routes. Schedules will be based on operational needs and will include non-standard start and end times, holidays and weekends. Travel is required in this position and you must possess a valid driver’s license.
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We hope you take this opportunity to make an impact by serving your state!
*The entry level rate for this class will be ten (10%) percent below Step 1 of the salary grade. Upon completion of the initial working test period the incumbent’s salary will be adjusted to the TC or FM pay plan, Step 1 of the salary grade for this class.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and specify their qualifications on their application. Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume in the “Resume Tab” of your application as you will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application into the JobAps system.
Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s). These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account. Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meets the preferred requirements of the position. Candidates must clearly specify their qualifications in their application.
Candidates will be required to successfully pass an extensive background check to include State Police check, Federal background (fingerprint), pre-employment physical, drug screen, DMV check and TB Test. At time of appointment incumbents must possess a Connecticut Public Passenger Endorsement License and a satisfactory motor vehicle driving record.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQ’s) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.
Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Julie Barker, at Julie.Barker@ct.gov.
In a state agency this class is accountable for performing duties a substantial amount of time (75%) in one or both of the following areas:
- patient/client transportation
- grounds care (outside services) equipment operation
Examples of Duties by General Work Areas
ALL AREAS: Keeps simple records and prepares reports (this should be related to duties and not a full time office record keeping position); performs related duties as required.
PATIENT/CLIENT TRANSPORTATION: Operates a passenger motor vehicle for transportation of clients; ensures safety of all passengers; maintains vehicles in good condition including cleaning and lubrication and preventive maintenance as required; keeps records in connection with vehicles (gas, oil, mileage) and materials delivered, payroll documents, mail, equipment, various documents; may pick up and deliver other state vehicles to state facilities; may perform some stores functions involving loading and unloading of materials, inventory and record keeping.
These are only examples of types of tasks that a Maintainer (Driver/Equipment Operator) may be expected to perform. Incumbents in this class will also be expected to perform related duties as required.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess:
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.