• Motor Vehicle Operator

    Location US-NY-Long Island City
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    CSHIP, Central Shipping Room
  • Overview

    The job of the Motor Vehicle Operator is pick up and deliver library materials throughout the Library system. During the course of these duties, the driver is expected to load and unload materials, observe safe driving habits and keep the Library vehicles in good working order.

    Principal Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Assistant Supevisor for Distributional Services, the Motor Vehicle Operator is responsible for:

    • Picking up and delivering all library materials including print and non-printed materials,  mail, films, office equipment and other library supplies
    • Loading and unloading materials, including heavy objects, at all sites
    • Delivering parcels on foot when motor vehicles are not available or inoperative
    • Maintaining the interior and exterior of the vehicle, keeping it clean and in safe operating condition 
    • Performing minor and basic maintenance, including checking all fluid levels, tires, lights, and adding fluids as needed
    • Performing related duties as required

    Minimum Qualifications

    • High school diploma, high school equivalency, or equivalent experience.
    • Valid Class “B” Commercial Drivers License preferred.
    • Driver's License and good driving record
    • Medical certificate allowing for interstate deliveries preferred.
    • Experience working with floor jacks, hand trucks, and other materials-moving devices or carts.
    • Good geographic knowledge of the greater New York area

    All team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values:

    • Be Helpful to patrons and colleagues
    • Be Resourceful in solving problems
    • Be Curious in all aspects of your work

    Starting Salary

    USD $37,944.00/Yr.


    40 Hours per week
    To be scheduled
    Monday – Sunday 11:00pm - 7:30am
    Overtime as required      
    Schedule subject to change

    Union / Non Union

    Local 374


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