Truck Driver – City of Chillicothe

The City Of Chillicothe

This is a Full-time position in 35 S Paint Street, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 posted May 2, 2018.

The City of Chillicothe Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications in order to establish an eligibility list for the following position.



All Applicable Departments

APPLICATION PERIOD: April 27th – May 11th, 2018

EXAM DATE: May 15th, 2018 – 5:00pmLocation to be announced


  • You may obtain an application in the Human Resource offices located in the City Administration

Building at 35 S. Paint Street, Chillicothe, OH 45601 and online at


  • Completed applications may be submitted to the Human Resource offices between

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.  Or emailed to

  •  Veteran’s credit given upon submission of a legible copy of DD214 showing discharge as “Honorable or under honorable conditions”.


This is semi-skilled work in the operation of heavy trucks and automotive equipment. Work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of trucks and other equipment which may require special operating techniques, such as those for the manipulation of subsidiary controls while the vehicle is moving.  It may include some light maintenance and servicing of the assigned equipment as well as manual laboring duties.  Assignments may be given in detail for each job or work may follow an established routine. Supervision may be exercised over one or more unskilled workers. Work is reviewed both in process and upon completion for quality, quantity, and safety of operations.


* Drives and loads a refuse collection truck along a fixed collection route; acts as lead worker of collection crew

* Operates trucks on street, and construction work, hauling laborers, material and equipment.

* Operates loaders, spreaders, tractors, and other equipment

* Performs unskilled and semi-skilled labor work on various construction, maintenance, and refuse collection activities and other departmental operations.

* Washes, services, and makes minor repairs to trucks and other assigned equipment.

*Performs related work as required


Knowledge of the principles or operation and servicing of trucks and related automotive equipment.

Knowledge of the traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in equipment operation

Knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary in the operation of trucks and other automotive equipment

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to learn geography of the city and assigned routes

Physical strength and agility sufficient to do strenuous laboring tasks under varying weather conditions


*  Experience as a truck driver or operator of construction and maintenance equipment, and possession of a standard high school diploma or GED.  Combination of relevant education, experience, and training may be substituted as appropriate.

*  Must possess a valid State of Ohio Driver’s License with Commercial Driver’s endorsement (CDL), and be insurable under the City of Chillicothe’s fleet insurance coverage




Salary: Salary: $16.42 - $20.82 Hourly Rate

How to Apply