7355 Truck Driver - Medium

Purchasing Department

Recruitment #TEX-7355-074894



7355 Truck Driver - Medium

Purchasing Department


Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 57,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 132 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile.  Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.


What It Means to Work Here

When you join our team at SFUSD you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused organization that approaches public education as a social justice movement, requiring broad collaboration across an array of strategic partners. In 2014 SFUSD created an inspiring statement, Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025. 


Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.


Under general supervision, drives and operates various types of motor vehicles and other automotive equipment in connection with construction and maintenance operations.


Essential Duties

·         Drive trucks in hauling and delivery school mail, school furniture and supplies and other items.

·         Load, unload, hoist, carry and deliver school mail, furniture, supplies and other items and insures that loads are properly and safely secure.

·         Assist warehouse workers in the delivery of school furniture, supplies and equipment to classrooms, offices and other parts of building.

·         Assist warehouse workers in moving furniture within a site.

·         Perform inside warehouse work, drive forklift, move item within warehouse and cleaning of warehouse.

·         Perform clerical and office tasks.

·         Cleans and does light maintenance on vehicles and equipment by checking oil, tires, and fluid levels, and changing fuses

·         Operates two-way radio for information and safety

·         Prepares in writing a variety of reports such as daily reports which list driving activity, accident reports, maintenance reports, and monthly summaries and may perform office tasks including making routine purchases of materials and supplies


The strongest candidates will have:


·         Knowledge of: Laws, ordinances, and safety regulations (city, state, and federal) pertaining to driving and operating various types of motor vehicles and other automotive equipment; basic mechanics

·         Ability to: Drive trucks and heavy equipment; load and unload heavy and awkward equipment and materials; perform routine maintenance, checks, and inspections on vehicles and equipment; read maps and follow written and oral directions; communicate orally and in writing

Special Condition for the Position:

·         The applicant in the position will load, unload and deliver xerographic paper, instructional supplies and materials, textbooks and equipment to school and administrative sites.  The boxes of xerographic paper, instructional supplies and materials, textbooks, and equipment can weigh up to 50 pounds.  An applicant without the ability to load, unload and deliver these items will not be able to perform essential duties mentioned above


What We Offer

SFUSD offers a competitive salary of $64,704.43 - $71,190.29 annually commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of verified experience as a truck driver using heavy construction equipment or other trucks over 26,000 pounds, such as winch trucks, semi-trailers, sweepers, multiple-unit tractor mowers, dump trucks, or other construction vehicles with power take-off units and/or lift gates


  • Possession of a valid Class B or Class A driver license with current Medical Certificate.  License must have no restriction on driving vehicles with air brakes


  • A good driving record.  An applicant will be considered a negligent driver (and therefore not qualified) if his/her driving record shows six or more violation points in the last twelve months, or eight or more violation points in the last twenty-four months, or ten or more violation points in the last thirty-six months

How To Apply

·         You will be prompted to electronically attach a resume and any applicable credentials or licenses.

·         Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process.



Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.


Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.



San Francisco Unified School District is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. SFUSD does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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