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WA State Dept of Veterans Affairs WDVA Truck Driver 1, Spokane in Olympia, Washington

Please Note: The anticipated schedule for this position will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star.We are in need of a Truck Driver 1 for our Spokane Veterans Home. In this role, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient transport of residents and clients to/from their medical appointments and activities when needed. In addition, you'll assist with facilities maintenance when not transporting residents.If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we encourage you to join our team by applying now! DutiesSome of what you'll be doing includes: *Operating van and other vehicles to transport residents to and from appointments and outings; picking up and delivering items as needed. *Operating medium to large buses/vans and other vehicles; transporting residents using wheelchairs, mechanical lifts, tie downs, etc. *Performing general maintenance and repairs of building facility and equipment such as laundry, kitchen, hospital, and HVAC equipment. *Basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry; changing belts, filters, grease and oil to ensure proper operations of equipment. *Grounds work such as snow and ice removal, sweeping of parking lots and sidewalks and picking up leaves. *Painting and repairing damaged walls.

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