A current and acceptable Florida motor vehicle operator license must be in
an employee's possession at all times while operating any vehicle.
Exception may be made for any person who is enrolled as a student in a
college or university and who is a nonresident but is in this state for a
period of up to 6 months engaged in a work-study program for which
academic credits are earned from a college whose credits or degrees are
accepted for credit by at least three accredited institutions of higher
learning, as defined in s. 1005.02, Florida Statute, as it may be revised or
amended from time to time, shall not be required to obtain a Florida
driver's license for the duration of the work-study program if such person
has a valid driver's license issued by another state.
In the case of commercially rated vehicles, the proper license class for
weight and type of vehicle must be valid and in the possession of the
If an employee’s driving license is suspended or revoked for any reason, it
is the employee’s duty to report this fact to their supervisor immediately.
Employees or volunteers cannot be assigned to a driving position until
his/her suspension or revocations has been cleared by the Florida
Department of Motor Vehicles. The employee or volunteer may be
dismissed in keeping with the County Policies & Procedures Manual.
If an employee receives a violation, while operating a County owned or
leased vehicle, that employee shall report that fact to their supervisor
Furthermore, if an employee’s driving record falls outside of the minimum
standards as described in this policy, the employee shall notify their