Truck Driver (DPS)

Open Competitive

Recruitment #22-0040B-001


Delivers food, supplies, materials, equipment; hauls trash, furniture and construction materials in a timely fashion to specified locations. Loads trucks or vans based on information listed on route delivery record. Operates power machinery such as forklift and power pallet jack. Verifies the contents of inventory load against delivery record. Maintains records including mileage logs, delivery records, and maintenance requests. Performs physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and entire movement of the whole body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of materials.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have 4 years of experience operating motorized vehicles.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid Ohio Class B Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.) at time of examination, including the qualification to operate a vehicle with air brakes and any other endorsements required by the State of Ohio and maintain said license as a condition of continued employment.

General Requirements

Must be able to lift and maneuver supplies and material in excess of 100 pounds; possess manual dexterity and stamina; able to stand, bend, reach, stack and carry items.  Must be able to work in various environments such as warehouse, refrigerated/frozen areas, and outdoors, and able to operate power machinery and computerized equipment. Must be insurable by the Board of Education's insurance carrier (disqualifying factors:  DUI, more than 6 points on driving record in the past 3 years, etc.). Must pass an annual Ohio Department of Education physical 


Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States at time of application. 

Military Credit

Open Competitive applicants who have had military service will receive an additional credit of 20% if a passing grade is attained. TO OBTAIN CREDIT, A NON-RETURNABLE COPY OF THE DD214 OR CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (INDICATING HONORABLE DISCHARGE) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF EXAMINATION.


In the event of identical exam scores, the tie will be broken in favor of the candidate who received military credit. If a tie score still exists, the tie will be broken by a random selection method.

Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination. Final appointment may be contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, drug screen and/or police background investigation and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.

Examination Date

Date & Time to be Announced 
Civil Service Board Office 
71 West Second Street, Lower Level 
Dayton, Ohio 45402 

*Certified candidates will be sent a link to self-schedule their examination time at a later date.