FFA Truck Driver 1- Lakewood, WA

Employer: DSHS

Job Description:
DSHS FFA Truck Driver 1

The Facilities, Finance, and Analytics Administration, Maintenance, and Operations Division is looking to hire a Truck Driver 1 to operate light-duty and small vehicles throughout Western State Hospital, located in Lakewood, Washington. Western State Hospital is a psychiatric facility that provides treatment services for adults.

Some of what you'll do:
Drive and operate small light-duty vans and special vehicles to transport patients, employees, and deliver materials
Load and unload materials, supplies, and food to multiple locations on the hospital grounds
Clean exterior and interior of all vehicles
Assist in the collection and transporting of recycling materials
Plow snow and spread salt in support of inclement weather operations
Report for duty on short notice or outside of normally scheduled work hours
What we are looking for:
Possession of a valid driver's license and a record free of serious traffic violations.
Ability to read, write, and perform within a fast-paced schedule in a high-stress environment.

Experience with Microsoft Outlook
One year of experience operating small light-duty trucks and vans
Experience transporting and assisting passengers in vehicles
Knowledge of state motor vehicle laws with the safe operation of equipment
Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
Ability to work with challenging individuals
Knowledge of PPE
Forklift certified or forklift experience
Required: Valid Washington State driver’s license.

Along with your application, please include three professional references with current contact information.

Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation, 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status will be verified. Please note that medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.

Questions? Please contact matthew.freeman@dshs.wa.gov and reference #05408.

Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Contact Person:
Location: Pierce County, Lakewood, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3514165/dshs-ffa-truck-driver-1
Base Pay: $3,144.00 - $3,535.00 /MO

Posted on May 10, 2022

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