CLASS DESCRIPTION:

Hire Up is a paid work experience opportunity.

  • 6 months, with paid job readiness training
  • Includes supportive services and job placement assistance
  • Work with city agencies and nonprofit organizations


A CDL Driver I drives and operates vehicles such as automobiles, vans, buses, panel or pick-up trucks, tandem dump and/or log trucks, front-end loaders, small backhoes, tow trucks, mechanical sweepers, and other 2 ½ to 6 ton trucks or other vehicles of similar weighted complexity and performs laboring tasks and performs moderately difficult electrical work involving the installation, maintenance and repair of street lighting and related equipment. Works of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

On or before the date of filing the application, each candidate must:

EDUCATION: Have graduated from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate.
AND
EXPERIENCE: Have one to two years of experience in operating automobiles, vans, buses, panel or pick-up trucks, tandem dump and/or log trucks, front-end loaders, small backhoes, tow trucks, mechanical sweepers, and other 2 ½ to 6 ton trucks or other vehicles of similar weighted complexity, or one year of experience in electrical maintenance, installation or repair of exterior lighting systems or building construction electrical work.
OR
NOTES (EQUIVALENCIES): Have three years of experience operating heavy equipment vehicles.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Have a valid Maryland Class A or B Commercial driver's license, or an equivalent out-of-state driver's license acceptable to the Office of Risk Management is required and eligibility to obtain a Baltimore City driver's permit is required.