Today’s Date: 1/5/2023

Job Title: Van Driver

FLSA/Code/Status: Nonexempt / CUB unrepresented

Location: Westside YO Community Center

Starting Salary: $14.89 per hour _Part Time 25 hours per week

Status: Temporary with no Benefits

Position Overview:

The Westside Youth Opportunity Center (WSYO) serves Baltimore residents 14 to 18 years old. The Van Driver transports youth program participants to and from the WSYO and other designated locations. Work hours are 2:30pm to 8:10pm, Monday through Friday, start and end hours may fluctuate.

About City of Baltimore, Mayor’s Office of Employment Development:

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) coordinates and directs workforce development initiatives responsive to the needs of Baltimore City employees and job seekers in order to enhance and promote the local economy. At MOED, we view our mission broadly to deliver economic justice to our city! To us, economic justice means creating an equitable workforce system for all residents – especially those who have been generationally and systemically disadvantaged – one that is responsive to their needs and ensures viable economic opportunities. Our vision is for every City resident to maximize his/her career potential and all employers have the human resources to grow and prosper – a workforce system that works.

Typical Examples of Work Performed:

  • Responsible for driving participants to training sites and other designated locations throughout the city.
  • Routinely monitors vehicle fluid levels and general condition of assigned vehicle regarding safety.
  • Ensure the observance of vehicle passenger safety guidelines in accordance with the law and the MVA.
  • Complete, accurate and thorough participant and vehicle incident reports as necessary.
  • Assist with facility upkeep.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Key Attributes:

  • Ability to drive an automotive vehicle in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to express ideas, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of automotive operation.
  • Knowledge of the Baltimore metropolitan area.
  • Knowledge of positive youth interaction, strategies for guidance and communications.
  • Ability and willingness to satisfactorily complete certification course as Baltimore City vehicle operator
  • Ability to work as a member of a team to assure project completion.

Required Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • One year of driving experience without any violations.
  • Or, any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid Maryland driver's license with no more than three points on record
  • A copy of a driving record that is no more than three days old at time of interview.
  • Criminal Background Investigation required
  • Ability to work evenings.
  • Criminal Background Investigation required