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Van Driver/Clerical Assistant

Position: Van Driver/Clerical Assistant
Date of Notice: September 9, 2021
Classification: Full-Time (Durational)
Salary: $13/hour
Department: Social Services/HCV
Closing Date: Open until filled

Position Summary:

This is a support position that operates SPHA-assigned vehicle(s) to transport public housing residents or materials to and from assigned locations in a safe and equitable manner. In addition, this position provides varied administrative support functions. Duties may include, but are not limited to, document preparation, record management functions, mail processing, copying, assisting with switchboard and receptionist duties, assisting walk-in clients, record keeping, scheduling, report generation, and other general administrative duties. The position description complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are requirements for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: stand, sit, walk, use hands to feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to: climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The level of manual dexterity should be sufficient to allow for operation of a scanner, terminal keyboard, telephone, facsimile machine, office supplies, etc. Employee must be able to move, handle or lift moderately heavy objects such as computer equipment (printer, monitor, CPUs, etc.) around desk area.

Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Some training or certification with driving skills.
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience in a professional driving capacity (preferred), with a clean driving record.
  • Minimum of one (1) years' experience in administrative support and/or office management.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows operating system and MS Office software including Word and Excel.  Able to operate Internet applications and email as well as external vendors' and proprietary software programs. 

Special Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Florida driver license and safe driving record for those required to drive or allowed to drive on behalf of SPHA.
  • Good driving record.                     
  • Must complete a defensive driving class within six (6) months of employment.
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years old and have a minimum of five (5) years of licensed driving experience.
  • Must be CPR and First Aid certified, or obtained within six (6) months of employment.


Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Application Instructions:

Internal Applicants: Complete and sign an Internal Position Interest Form prior to the closing date.

External Applicants: Please download SPHA's Employment Application, complete it and email or mail to:

St. Petersburg Housing Authority
Attention: Human Resources
2001 Gandy Blvd. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Downloadable Application

Note: Employees have a promotional preference and transfer consideration over other applicants.

Note: Applicants must possess all required qualifications of the position to receive an interview. The applicant must also be able to pass a 10-Panel Drug Screen prior to hiring.

St. Petersburg Housing Authority is a Drug-Free Work Place

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