Motor Vehicle Operator
Department of the Navy - Washington, DC

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You must hold a valid state driver's license and you must submit a current State Driving Record for consideration.

More than 1 selection may be made from this vacancy.

The positions are located in the Washington, DC Metro Area, and at full performance, serves as Motor Vehicle Operator. The Purpose of these positions are to transport personnel, supplies, materials or equipment and tools, in support of the Department of Defense (DoD).
  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Single Scope Background Investigation required.

  • Segregates materials according to delivery or storage location.
  • Loads and secures material in vehicles.
  • Transports personnel, supplies, material and equipment.
  • Receives, unloads and processes incoming mail, material and equipment.
  • Operates motor vehicles safely in all types of weather conditions and in heavy traffic.
  • Operates motor vehicles on standard, scheduled and unscheduled routes.

General Experience is described as experience or training which demonstrates the ability to follow instructions and safely operate the type of equipment required to accomplish the duties of the position. You must be able to do the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

WG-05 - Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to operate one or more motor vehicles including pickup trucks, panel trucks, flatbed trucks, carryalls, sedans, crew cab pickup trucks, jeeps, and station wagons which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight up to 4,500 kilograms (10,000 pounds).

WG-06 - Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to operate one or more motor vehicles including pickup trucks, panel trucks, flatbed trucks, carryalls, sedans, crew cab pickup trucks, jeeps and station wagons which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight up to 4,500 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and up to 11,700 kilograms (26,000 pounds).

Qualifications: In order to qualify for this position your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or knowledge demonstrating your ability to make difficult judgments concerning loading and arranging cargo, overhead and side clearances, the turning radius, braking distance, and the distance to be maintained from other vehicles. Also, the drivers are selective in determining which routes to take because of the size and weight of the vehicle and the laws restricting the use of some roads by such vehicles. Possess the skill to read and understand a road map, and to determine the shortest and safest route to avoid potential problems. Drivers at the WG-05 and WG-06 level have knowledge and skill to adjust their driving methods to the practices of the surrounding traffic in order to avoid accidents and to transport cargo and passengers safely. Drivers of passenger shuttle vans drive over predetermined routes and arrive at and depart from pick up and discharge points at scheduled times. Drivers also may drive shuttle vans on special runs for meetings and other activities. They adhere to all State, local, and installation traffic laws and ordinances. They are required to maneuver the vehicle in and out of constricted areas including narrow city streets and congested parking lots. Please be sure that you state your qualifying education and experience in your resume.

You will be rated on your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: (Insert correct link to OPM qualification standards or IOR such as

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE : Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the followinglink: View Assessment Questions .

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

A Top Secret security clearance is a requirement for employment; however, is not a requirement for applying. Applicants must be able to achieve and maintain the adjudicative standards set forth in the Intelligence Community Policy 704 Series for continued employment and are subject to polygraph testing. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: When the application process is complete, we will review your r esume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire , along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:

1. Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.

2. Ability to safely operate a variety of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of less than 26,001 pounds.

3. Ability to physically lift and carry packages.

4. Ability to work in teams and follow security protocols.

5. Ability to use computer applications and electronic tracking systems.

If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

BENEFITS: Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.


This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

You will be required to serve a probationary period of 2 years.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit .

Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

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