USPS TRACTOR TRAILER OPERATOR - Career with BENEFITS!! Kansas City MO


United States Postal Service
Kansas City, MO
United States

Category
Industry
Government / Civil Service
Job Start Date
3/21/2020
Job End Date
3/25/2020
Application Closing Date
3/25/2020
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $22 To $29.77
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

JOIN OUR TEAM!  We are looking to fill various positions within the United States Postal Service.  WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Challenging and rewarding environment.  Visit www.usps.com/career for more information and APPLY TODAY!!!

Regularly operates a heavy duty tractor-trailer either in over-the-road service, city shuttle service, or trailer spotting operations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.  Operates a tractor-trailer in conformity with time schedules and in accordance with instructions regarding the route assigned; or operates a tractor-trailer in unscheduled service directed move by move by telephone, two-way radio or through designated supervisors.
2.  Picks up and delivers bulk quantities of mail at postal installations, mailing concerns, railroad mail facilities and airports.
3.  Ascertains the condition of the tractor-trailer prior to leaving and in returning to garage; reports all accidents , mechanical defects noted, and mechanical failures in the course of the trip.
4.  Makes decisions respecting changes in route in emergency; makes emergency decisions respecting loading mail or leaving it for later trip.
5.  In addition, may prepare daily trip reports; make minor repairs or adjustments to vehicle in emergencies; load and unload mail; perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor.


BENEFITS INFORMATION: This is a career position which offers
excellent benefits. Newly hired employees are covered by the Federal Employees
Retirement System (FERS). Newly hired employees are eligible to contribute into
the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans. We also offer
the option to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program as
well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Dental, Vision and
Long-Term Care Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to
cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care (day care) expenses
are also available, as well as accrued vacation and sick leave.

 
Job Requirements
CDL REQUIRED: Applicants must have a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL A), from the state in which they live, a safe driving record, and at least two years of unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or large vehicles and one year of full time unsupervised experience (or equivalent) driving a 7-ton or larger truck, tractor-trailer, or a 16-passenger or larger bus. A minimum of six months of the required total driving experience must be in a tractor-trailer. The driving must have taken place in the U.S. or its possessions or territories or in U.S. military installations worldwide.

Further, applicants must inform the Postal Service of all previous employment as the driver of a commercial vehicle for the past 10 years and complete a Driving Notification and Compliance Certificate. Applicants must be drug-free, which requires a: 1) a pre-employment drug screen, and 2) information from previous employers on the positive alcohol or drug tests and refusals to be tested within the prior two years.
Ratings
Employer
United States Postal Service
Tanya Letuli

Kansas City MO
United States