Prison Industry Authority


$3,858.00 - $4,435.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Position is subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing pursuant to 2 CCR § 599.960

Under the direction of the Industrial Warehouse and Distribution Manager I, On-Time Delivery (OTD), this position is responsible to operate heavy truck tractor with semi-trailer or other trailer equipment in support of OTD and various manufacturing enterprises. Operates a variety of heavy truck tractors including two axle units coupled to various sized semi-trailers, trailers, doubles, refrigerated trailers, tank trailers, and flat beds. 
Delivers soiled and clean laundry, metal products, boxed goods, temperature controlled product (meat, eggs, poultry, milk) raw materials, hazardous and caustic products, bulk liquid, equipment to and from various locations throughout the state.  Observes all vehicle and highway laws in accordance with California Vehicle Code and demonstrates professional driver skills and courtesy.  Loads and unloads trucks and trailers using loading and handling methods standard in the industry; ensures that the truck and trailers assigned to transport are in good mechanical condition and safe running order; ensure proper equipment servicing including but not limited to supplying the truck with oil, fuel, and coolants.  Prepares reports, forms and keep records, including but not limited to daily sign in sheet, drivers logs, and bills of lading in accordance with CALPIA, CDC, DMV, and CHP procedures and laws.  Report all deficiencies to the Industrial Warehouse & Distribution Manager I.  Supervises the conduct of inmates and maintains order during loading and unloading activities; conduct searches and inmate counts as needed.  Ensures that all safety requirements are enforced in conjunction with the loading, movement and operations of all heavy equipment.

PER POST AND BID REQUIREMENTS (CALPIA EMPLOYEES ONLY):  Eligible employees at this institution must submit a Reassignment/Transfer Request form to the contact person listed by the final filing date. Eligible employees who submitted a Re-assignment/Transfer Request form during the open enrollment period may be considered.

Working Conditions

Position 081-390-6379-003 Work Shift (Days and Hours): Monday-Wednesday & Friday-Saturday, 0600-1400
Position 081-390-6379-013 Work Shift (Days and Hours): Monday-Friday, 0400-1200

Persons appointed to positions in this class must be reasonably able to maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of inmates.  Assignments during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates and/or the protection of personal and real property. Persons appointed to positions in this class are required to wear a personal alarm and must carry a whistle at all times while on the worksite.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-56227
Position #(s):
$3,858.00 - $4,435.00
# of Positions: 2
Work Location: San Diego County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift: Work Hours in Working Conditions Section
Work Week: Work Days in Working Conditions Section

Department Information

California Prison Industry Authority

Department Website:

Special Requirements

Please indicate the classification and position number in the 'EXAMINATION(S) OR JOB TITLE(S) FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING' section of your application, failure to provide this information may result in elimination from the hiring process.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Prison Industry Authority
Attn: Human Resources
Certification Unit
560 East Natoma St
Folsom, CA 95630-2200

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Human Resources
Certification Unit
560 East Natoma St
Folsom, CA 95630-2200
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

The incumbent in this position must possess a valid California Class A driver’s license with certification for the hauling of hazardous materials and for pulling double trailers.  This position is also subject to the Department of Transportation (DOT) random drug/alcohol testing in accordance with Federal Law Report DMV Employee Pull Notice (EPN) Program and report all deficiencies to the Industrial Warehouse & Distribution Manager I.  Responsible for using proper safety methods for lifting and moving large items such as furniture, so as not to damage the items nor do injury to self or others.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Certification Unit
(916) 358-2696

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Coordinator
(916) 358-2696
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.


Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility
On-Time Delivery - South
480 Alta Road
San Diego, CA 92179

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail