Operator Maintenance - Fredericksburg District - Northern Neck Residency

Employer
Virginia State Government
Location
Lancaster, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 24, 2017
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Position Information ## Job Description The Northern Neck Residency is seeking qualified individuals to fill vacancies within the Residency to include the counties of Northumberland and Lancaster, but may also fill vacancies in Richmond, Westmoreland and King George counties to perform a combination of skilled equipment operation, preventive maintenance and manual labor. Equipment operation includes but is not limited to backhoe, dump truck, loader, motorgrader, tractor/bush hog and similar equipment. Flag traffic, set up work zones and traffic control, cut brush, clean ditches/debris and patch potholes. Perform emergency roadway operations as an essential employee during snow/severe weather events and other emergency events; must be willing to work outside of normal work hours during emergency conditions. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions. In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching. Also, the State funds a Short and Long Term Disability Program. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc. VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Click Here. We encourage all those who apply to review these values and ethics. If you share our values, we invite you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition. It is the intent of VDOT's employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. View details & knowledge, skills, & abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or TDD 1-800-828-1120. ## Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures. Demonstrated experience in equipment operation and performing preventive maintenance. Knowledge of Safety policies, procedures, and programs. Skill in the operation and maintenance of hand-held and power tools and light, medium, and heavy duty equipment used for highway maintenance and repair. Ability to perform heavy manual labor; and to read and to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 6 months of employment and maintain thereafter. Must comply with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment. ## Preferred Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent. Valid CDL with appropriate endorsements. Experience in the maintenance and/or construction of roadways. Commercial Driver's license. ## Special Requirements **_Applicants selected for an interview will be required to perform a skills demonstration as part of the interview process._** Safety shoes are required in performance of job duties. Fingerprint background check, references, work history, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. **Pre-employment physical with drug screen will be required.** This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with this job is required during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations. **NOTICE:** VDOT will record information from each new employee's Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization. ## Special Instructions to Applicants This position requires a fingerprint based criminal history background check. State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. **The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information.** Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application" in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants. Contact Information ## Name Cindy Oslin ## Phone 540-899-4315 ## Address 87 Deacon Road Fredericksburg, VA 22405 *Working Title:* Operator Maintenance - Fredericksburg District - Northern Neck Residency *Role Title:* Transportation Operator II - 79152 *Job Open Date:* 02/22/2017 *Job Close Date:* 03/31/2017 *Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No *Hiring Range:* $30,582 - $49,370 *Agency:* Dept of Transportation (501) *Agency Website:* Click Here for Agency Website *Location:* Lancaster - 103 *Sublocation:* Varies Upon Assignment *Position Number:* 02240 *Job Posting Number:* 1021682 *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:* 02