Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/17/17
Applications Due: 12/07/17
Vacancy ID: 45365

Position Information

AgencyMotor Vehicles, Department of

TitleMotor Vehicle Operator

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade07

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $31691 to $39160 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 6:30 AM

To 2:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address Northeast Industrial Park

2 Van Buren Blvd DMV Building #6

City Guilderland Center


Zip Code12085

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must possess a valid New York State driver’s license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated, which is a Class A or B CDL with an Air Brake Endorsement.

Please include a copy of your Driver's License, to confirm that you have the appropriate Class and Endorsement.

Duties Description The Guilderland Distribution Center requires a CDL licensed truck driver to make deliveries to and pick up from state and county DMV offices throughout NYS, including Albany, Buffalo, Rochester and the NYC/Metro area. The Motor Vehicle Operator must also perform various warehouse duties as assigned. This position includes mandatory overtime, ranging from 5-20 hours per month. The requirements of this position include:

• Candidates must possess and maintain a valid New York State commercial driver’s license, Class B, with an air brakes endorsement.
• The Motor Vehicle Operator will deliver monthly supply orders to state and county offices according to the monthly run schedule that is set up for the following groups or areas:
• Groups 1 thru 5 are downstate same day trips (New York City/Metro Area, Mid-Hudson Region, and Long Island)
• Group 6 is an overnight to Western New York (Cayuga, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, and Seneca County)
• Groups 7 thru 10 are local deliveries (Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Fulton, Greene, Herkimer, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington County).
• Multiple trips per week are scheduled as needed to deliver supplies to the DMV Central Office on Swan St. in Albany, and to bring transaction paperwork from Central Office to the Records Center in Guilderland Center.

• Delivery schedules are adequately maintained and the orders are delivered to the proper locations.
• Solely responsible for loading, securing the load and unloading the truck, van or rental vehicle as necessary, in a safe and timely manner using the appropriate material handling equipment.
• Moves or carries cargo from the vehicle to the delivery or storage point. Carrying may require lifting of up to 100 pounds.

• When not driving the truck the MVO works in the warehouse loading and unloading trucks as well as pulling and assembling orders for delivery and other duties as needed.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Additional Comments The staff in DMV’s Warehouse works in a team setting. Every employee is expected to exhibit professionalism through a consistent commitment to the development and maintenance of excellent work relationships with others, including DMV employees and staff from other entities. Successful candidates must be able to work well independently, in a team environment, and with others; possess excellent organizational skills; have good oral and written communication skills; be detail oriented; be able to handle multiple competing priorities; and be able to identify/resolve problems as they arise.

Please include a copy of your Driver's License, to confirm that you have the appropriate Class and Endorsement.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Jessica Townsel

Telephone (518) 473-5122

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street NYS DMV

6 Empire State Plaza, Room 528B

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12228


Notes on Applying Please submit a cover letter (referencing the Vacancy ID noted at the top of this posting) indicating how you meet the qualifications for appointment, and a clear and concise resume by scanning through email or mailing to the contact person noted above. You may be required to complete an Employment Application and candidates applying from outside DMV may be asked for their social security number to verify NYS employment history and transfer eligibility.