Virginia State Government Transportation Operator I (Institutional Chauffeur) in Petersburg, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

Central State Hospital (CSH), a 277-bed Joint Commission accredited inpatient psychiatric facility located in Petersburg, Virginia, is recruiting a Transportation Operator I (Institutional Chauffeur). Central State has been providing quality care and treatment to the citizens of the Commonwealth since 1870. It serves Central Virginia for Civil Admissions, while its Maximum Security Forensic program serves the entire Commonwealth.

The Transportation Operator I (Institutional Chauffeur) transports individuals/patients, staff and other passengers, supplies, merchandise and special mail on and off site for Central State Hospital & Hiram W. Davis Medical Center by safely operating motor vehicles to include automobiles, buses, specially equipped vans and/or other vehicles, assists passengers in loading and unloading, maintaining proper documentation, maintaining vehicle appearance, ensuring the integrity of vendor transactions for purchases and supplies, and selecting proper vehicle in accordance with assigned task or trip ticket.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have: knowledge of safe driving practices, traffic laws and regulations; the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle; the ability to understand and follow instructions, policies and procedures; the ability to maintain accurate records; the ability to perform manual labor related to loading and unloading of individuals and/or equipment; the ability to effectively interact and work with others; basic reading and math skills; and effective verbal communication skills. A valid Virginia Driver’s License, a valid Virginia Commercial Driver’s License within 1 year of employment, and education sufficient to perform basic reading, writing and mathematical equations is also required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience driving commercial vehicles such as a school bus, city bus or large commercial vehicle and a current valid Virginia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) at the time of employment is preferred.

Special Requirements

CSH only accepts online applications. Please list all previous work experience. Please call (804) 524-7111 for any assistance needed.

CSH is a tobacco-free campus.

An extensive criminal history background investigation and reference checks will be conducted.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Central State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability.

In addition to a rewarding work experience. Central State Hospital offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of four health plans, paid life insurance and retirement plans, 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave.

If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify Human Resources at 804-524-7111 during business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CSH only accepts online applications via RMS. Resumes and other documents may accompany application, but will not serve as a substitute for a complete online application.

Please call Human Resources at (804) 524-7111 for any assistance needed.

Contact Information

Human Resources







Human Resources Office Building 113 26317 West Washington St. P. O. Box 4030 Petersburg, Virginia 23803

Working Title: Transportation Operator I (Institutional Chauffeur)

Role Title: Transportation Operator I - 79151

Job Open Date: 10/13/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Pay-Band 1 (salary commensurate with experience)

Agency: Central State Hospital (703)

Agency Website:

Location: Petersburg - 730

Position Number: 01999

Job Posting Number: 1030325

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 01