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Motor Vehicle Operator2 - Temporary

Company: State of Idaho
Location: Nampa
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Idaho Department of Labor connects job seekers with employment opportunities, supports workers through career and life transitions and administers state labor laws.

The Idaho Department of Labor has an opening for a temporary Motor Vehicle Operator 2 at the Idaho Job Corps in Nampa.  This individual will manage and operate a fleet of transportation and maintenance equipment to assist with smooth operations of the center. This individual will transport students to and from activities, and will work with staff to ensure equipment is available for them for a variety of operations. The vehicle fleet includes sedans, a 15-passenger van, shuttle bus, school bus, forklifts, and various maintenance equipment.  This individual will need to attain a CDL with a passenger endorsement within the first three months of employment.


Daily tasks will include pickup and drop off routes throughout the day to ensure students are able to make it to classes, and appointments. In between routes, this individual will ensure that all equipment is maintained properly, and will work with the Building Superintendent on any necessary repairs for equipment on center. This individual will also develop and manage the check-in and check-out systems for equipment.


The Idaho Job Corps Program is a federally-funded demonstration project that is partnering with the College of Western Idaho to prepare students for in-demand jobs across the state.

The current opening is temporary with no benefits, working approximately 15 hours per week until September 30, 2022. The hours will be 4-7pm Monday thru Friday. 

The applicant who is selected for this position will be required to pass a background check.

This individual will have extensive contact with all students and staff at the Idaho Job Corps site. They will also have contact with adults who may provide services to students if they are transporting them to special appointments.  They will have contact with staff from the College of Western Idaho.  

  • Transport students from Centennial Job Corps to the campuses/centers of the College of Western Idaho;
  • Transport students to appointments, field trips, internships, etc;
  • Operate maintenance equipment such as forklifts, mules, scissor lifts to assist in maintenance tasks.
  • Perform preventive maintenance by checking items such as battery condition, tire air pressure, coolant and oil levels, and hydraulic and brake fluid levels;
  • Maintain equipment records such as mileage logs, fuel purchases, maintenance schedules, and repairs needed and completed;
  • Observe equipment safety;
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment.

Good knowledge of: Idaho traffic safety laws; safe driving practices; vehicle service and preventive maintenance requirements.

Experience: safely operating commercial vehicles over 8000 pounds gross vehicle weight; detecting malfunctions in vehicle mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems; performing minor mechanical repair work; completing vehicle operation logs.

Physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing approximately 50 pounds.

Valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualification: Ability to obtain a Class B  CDL with Bus Endorsement within 30 days of hire.There is an exam to determine your eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question addressing a minimum requirement to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. It is important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses. Your resume will be used to validate your responses.


Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under the state and federal laws and regulations.

             Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability.

The Idaho Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you have questions, please contact us at (208) 332-3570 ext 2916 or


If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.        


Keywords: State of Idaho, Nampa , Motor Vehicle Operator2 - Temporary, Other , Nampa, Idaho

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