FLATHEAD COUNTY Teamster Truck Driver seasonal in KALISPELL, Montana

This position is an on call position mainly from November to March for winter snow plowing. Successful applicant would be on call/as needed basis for plowing during snow events or to fill in for employees on leave.* Successful applicant may possibly be hired for the summer full time truck driver position which consists of 40 hours per week for 6 months.* This job opening is a teamster's union position.* Successful applicant must have a Montana Commercial Driver's License, minimum type 2, class A, required with endorsements for tanker and air brakes.Positions in this classification operate a variety of large trucks in hauling a variety of road construction materials to maintain or construct county roads, bridges, and related facilities.The tasks performed require employees to exercise caution and safety when operating the truck and be alert for co-workers and the public traveling to the work site and in the immediate work area. Work requires manipulative skills and dexterity in operating the truck and auxiliary controls for efficient, effective, and safe equipment operations. Although truck driving is a major function of the work, employees are expected to provide routine maintenance checks of assigned vehicles and perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled manual tasks associated with the department work.Work is performed under the direct supervision of a supervisor, foreman, or lead operator who assigns work or provides direction in dropping the load of materials. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion for adherence to instructions, conformance with established standards, and the quality of results obtained. Instructions may be received on new assignments, but independent action is allowed in accomplishing recurring tasks. This is a non-supervisory class, although direction of other employees on specific assignments may be provided. Work is performed operating an assigned truck in a variety of weather and traffic conditions.Physical demands: (These guidelines may alter due to seasonal changes.)Standing/Walking: Standing on feet and walking occasionally, less than 3 hours a day. Sitting: Continuous sitting when operating the truck, from 5 to 8 hours a day.Lifting/Carrying: Frequently at 10 to 50 pounds; occasionally 50 to 100 pounds, while negotiating stairs.Bending: Continuous bending is required when operating equipment and other related duties.Reaching: Occasional reaching above head and constant use of upper extremities with daily lifting and twisting of back.Climbing: Frequent climbing in and out of vehicles, buildings, right-of-way, and bridges is required. Pushing/Pulling: Frequent pushing and pulling of equipment, materials, and tools.REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK (Only major tasks are identified for most positions; refer to position description for detailed listing of duties.) - Operating one or more types of large trucks skillfully in the transport of equipment and road construction materials; operates trucks pulling a variety of trailers or dumps.- Loads and transports stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, and other materials; clumps or unloads materials as directed; assists in resurfacing, oiling and patching roads.- Plows snow and spreads sand on an assigned section of county road; operates controls for the plow and sander.- Performs pick and shovel work in digging, widening, and back filling trenches and other excavations; sweeps, clears, and cleans roadsides, gutters, curbs, culverts, and other drainage structures; cleans and maintains tools used at the work site. Performs related work as assigned.SELECTION FACTORS:Knowledge of:*all State and local traffic laws and regulations, and the safe driving practices pertaining to the operation of motor vehicles and large trucks*the methods, practices, and materials used in road construction and maintenance.*the hazards and safety precautions applicable to large truck operation.*the care and maintenance of assigned equipment.* the use and purpose