Tractor Trailer Driver

  • Tractor Trailer Driver
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  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
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Class Number: 
6023
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$30,576.00 – $42,780.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,274.00 – $1,782.50
Pay Grade: 
A18

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Definition

This is work in the operation of a large tractor trailer transporting a variety of supplies, products, and materials.

Job Duties

Operates a large tractor trailer with a Gross Combination Weight Rating of 26,001 or more pounds provided the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating or registered gross weight, whichever is more, of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds, in the pick up and/or delivery of vocational enterprises products, surplus property, or other materials or supplies to various governmental agencies throughout the State and United States .

Obtains receipts on delivered orders, records description and quantity of products being returned, and returns them to appropriate recordkeeping staff.

Verifies descriptions and quantities of all surplus items picked up or delivered to agencies.

Maintains records of orders delivered for use in investigation and follow-up property control purposes.

Maintains truck and equipment by checking oil, tires, and safety equipment; adds oil, changes tires, or replaces safety equipment as needed; identifies and schedules needed repairs.

Assembles information and makes suggestions relative to the orderly distribution of equipment, products, or surplus property.

Provides staff with information obtained from customers pertaining to future production of stock needs, and provides information regarding products and services to customers.

Assists other staff in stocking inventory, packaging and/or facility maintenance as required.

Supervises and directs temporary workers in the loading, unloading, and hauling of materials and equipment when assigned.

Performs work independently within established guidelines; receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 
Skilled & Specialized Trades

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility.  Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

One or more years of experience in the operation of a tractor trailer; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency, and a Missouri Class A commercial drivers license.

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of the rules of safe operation of motorized equipment, and of traffic laws of the State of Missouri .

Intermediate knowledge of federal and state regulations relating to interstate truck operation.

Ability to operate a large tractor trailer safely and efficiently.

Ability to understand and carry out instructions.

Ability to maintain records and prepare necessary reports.

Ability to lift, move, and stack heavy objects.

Ability to perform minor maintenance on trucks and equipment.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

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