Maryland government jobs PATIENT/CLIENT DRIVER in Carroll, Maryland




Springfield Hospital Center, Sykesville MD 21784

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to transport physically and/or mentally ill patients/clients to and from various destinations utilizing vehicles such as a van, bus, automobile, truck and/or ambulance. This includes the transport of supplies, equipment, medication, lab specimens/reports, donated items, mail, payroll and personnel. This position is also responsible for cleaning the interior and washing/waxing the exterior of vehicles used. All transports shall be in a timely, dignified and professional manner. This position requires employees to work holidays, off-hours and weekends.


Experience: One year of experience operating automotive vehicles transporting passengers, patients or clients.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Vehicle Operations classifications or Motor Transport or Vehicle Operations specialty codes in the passenger transporting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

  1. Employees must possess or obtain a Class C non-commercial driver’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

  2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which involve the operation of large passenger vehicles. Employees assigned these duties will be required to possess a driver’s license of the appropriate class valid in the State of Maryland.

  3. Employees in this classification will be required to successfully complete and maintain current certification of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, violence management and basic first aid training.

  1. Employees may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the employer with a telephone number where they can be reached.

  2. Some positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the employee to operate a vehicle with a manual transmission.

  3. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year. Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period.

Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.




The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Department: DHMH Springfield Hospital Center

Date Opened: 10/18/2016 10:04:00 AM

Filing Deadline: 11/1/2016 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $24,056.00 - $30,597.00/year, with potential growth to $37,204.00

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Michelle Johnson

Work Location: Carroll