Equipment Operator/Transportation Specialist

Recruitment #210702-UNCT-02


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

This position will cover multiple counties.  The duty station is Payne County. Counties Covered:  Creek, Kay, Lincoln, Noble, Osage, Pawnee and Payne County Health Departments.

OSDH is seeking a  full time Equipment Operator/Transportation Specialist to provide support to Region 3 of the north central region of the state. This is an unclassified position (PIN #34004081) in state government, located in Stillwater, OK.OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $37,000.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:  
This position will serve as part of a Mobile Unit team that will provide Public Health services to the north central region of the state.  Position will be primarily responsible for maintaining a heavy-duty truck and mobile clinic and transporting it to various locations within the Creek, Kay, Lincoln, Noble, Osage, Pawnee and Payne County Health Departments.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Position will move mobile clinic from one site to another and setting up portable clinic to be able to receive patients. 
• Supervises and participates in servicing, upkeep and repair of equipment operated, which will include maintenance of tires, fuel and oil changes.
• Responsible for ordering, receiving and storage of supplies; ensuring adequate inventories of supplies and equipment. 
• Position will clean the mobile clinic and sanitize after each use and upon return to home site. 
• Makes minor repairs as needed and ensures truck & equipment is in good working order.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the operation and maintenance of heavy, power equipment; of the operation and maintenance of heavy-duty trucks; of safety measures required for the operation of heavy power equipment; and of supervisory principles and practices. Skill is required to operate heavy complicated power equipment. Ability is required to follow oral and written instructions; to operate a variety of equipment involved in maintenance, construction and transportation activities; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid driver’s license in order to perform necessary travel. Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with the position.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Ability to physically stand for several hours with good mobility (for reaching into vehicles). Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Work includes duties performed outdoors in varying temperatures and conditions. A valid driver’s license is required. Use of N-95 respirator is required.


Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years of experience in operating and maintaining power equipment used in maintenance, construction or transportation.


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.