Surplus Properties Specialist

Food Warehouse Driver

Recruitment #072722-MAGZ15-100200

Summary Statement

This position requires the ability to deliver USDA commodities to a variety of facilities statewide as well as the receiving and warehousing of commodities. Incumbent must be able to operate a variety of heavy equipment including box trucks, tractor trailer rigs and fork lifts as well as a computerized inventory system. Position requires a functional capability evaluation and the possession of a CDL Class A driver's license.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Locates, screens, inspects and evaluates Federal excess, surplus or reutilization property available through various programs, such as the State Surplus Property Program or the Reutilization Program.
  • Schedules visits to a variety of Federal installations, tracks down items needed by the State and arranges for acquisition of requested items.
  • Coordinates and/or prepares all paperwork necessary for property acquisition.
  • Arranges transport and/or picks up acquired property, securing all necessary transport permits; arranges for shipping and movement of large equipment.
  • Interfaces with Federal and other State agencies regarding the distribution, screening and sale of Federal property.
  • Maintains logs, records and accounts of transactions involving acquisition of Federal excess, surplus or reutilization property.
  • Drives heavy vehicles such as tractor-trailers and may load and unload equipment, vehicles and other property.
  • May maintain property and equipment inventories and coordinate equipment pools.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Surplus Properties Specialist
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in operating heavy vehicles such as tractor trailers, 1 1/2 ton and 2 1/2 ton trucks or similar equipment. 
  2. Six months experience in inventory control such as ordering, receiving, tracking, storing and handling inventory; disbursing materials, supplies and equipment.
  3. Six months experience in record keeping.
  4. Six months experience in applying laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  5. Possession of a valid CDL Class A Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid CDL Class A driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving). 

Functional Capability Evaluation:  Upon a conditional offer, you must take a Functional Capability Evaluation to assess your strength and agility to meet the physical requirements of the position.

All applicants must read the detailed physical requirements for this position which is located at and the file is named Surplus Properties Specialist-OMB-Government Support Services-Surplus Services


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at Delaware State Jobs.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.