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State of Massachusetts Motor Truck Driver in Taunton, Massachusetts

The Recovery from Addictions Program (RAP) under the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking qualified candidates for two Motor Truck Driver positions. The Motor Truck Driver provides delivery, collection and transporting of clients, materials, and services. The selected candidates will operate light motor vehicles such as vans, panel trucks and automobiles. Please note, there are two positions working Monday through Friday with hours below (Saturday/Sunday off): * Position 1: 8 AM - 4:30 PM * Position 2: 9 AM - 5:30 PM *Duties and Responsibilities (these are a general summary and not all-inclusive):* * Operates passenger vehicles for the transportation of clients and employees to various clinics, hospitals, doctors’ offices, home, half-way houses and other various appointments. * Operates motor trucks for the pick-up and delivery of supplies, equipment, and furniture. * Performs minor preventative maintenance to motor vehicles such as checking tire pressure and battery, oil, gas, and water levels and corrects minor deficiencies. * Maintains records and prepares reports on such matters as vehicle use, mileage, destinations, accidents, repairs, gas and other vehicle expenses and issues. * Loads and unloads materials, furniture, equipment, and supplies. * Contacts appropriate individuals for motor vehicle maintenance and/or repair. * Handles and delivers mail, supplies and equipment to designated programs/units unloading and storing items in appropriate locations. * Operates snow removal and ice control (as needed) using shovels and other appropriate equipment. * Works with radio communication equipment such as 2-way radio. * Performs grounds tasks such as mowing lawns, pruning trees, trimming shrubs, planting flowers, seeding, fertilize, weeding, and sprays lawns and flowers and shrubs. * Maintains grounds by raking leaves, cleaning walkways, parking lots, gutters, drains, and catch basins. * Attends and completes required mandatory trainings for professional development. *Required Qualifications:* * Knowledge of the operational uses and limitations, and care and maintenance of motor trucks. * Working knowledge of state traffic laws, regulations and safety precautions pertaining to the operation of motor trucks. * Ability to detect mechanical defects and make minor repairs. * Capacity to load and unload heavy materials from trucks, with or without an accomodation. * Talent in performing routine tasks and to understand and follow oral and written instructions. * Skilled in performing related common labor duties, with or without an accomodation. *Preferred Qualifications:* * Familiarity with hospital and department organization, purpose and goals including procedures, buildings, and grounds. * Knowledge of Landscaping duties and all Landscaping equipment. * Ability to work in adverse weather conditions. * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency is preferred. ASL preferred. * Candidates must be able to read, write and otherwise communicate in English. *About the Recovery from Addictions Program (RAP):* The Department of Mental Health (DMH) in collaboration with the Department of Public Health (DPH) Bureau of Substance Addiction Services operates a statewide Recovery from Addictions Program (RAP) for individuals civilly committed by the courts for substance use treatment for up to 90 days (“Section 35 commitment”). The program model will provide acute detoxification and early clinical stabilization services as we help clients develop community-based linkages to outpatient supports and substance use disorder treatment providers. The individuals treated within this program will be linked upon discharge to a range of services within the DPH continuum of care for substance use conditions. RAP provides administrative, medical, clinical, and non-clinical services. Its mission to provide quality client-centered care and recovery-oriented treatment. _DMH Mission Statement:_ The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. _Total Compensation:_ As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: • 75% state paid a medical insurance premium • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs • Low cost basic and optional life insurance • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan • 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time • Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options • Incentive-based Wellness Programs • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program *Pre-Hire Process:* A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines, Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2 First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: None Special Requirements: I. Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class B CDL Motor Vehicle Operator's license. II. Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class C CDL Motor Vehicle Operator's license. III. Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Class 2B Hoisting License issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Motor Truck Driver Location: Massachusetts-Taunton-60 Hodges Avenue Requisition ID: 210007GE