Seasonal CDL Operators

Employer
Prince George's County Government
Location
Upper Marlboro, MD
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 17, 2021
Ref
145299310
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Nature and Variety of Work Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply TheDepartment of Public Works & Transportation (DPW&T)is currently seeking highly qualified applicants to fill multiple Seasonal CDL Operator positions (Grades G-08 and G-15) in the Office of Highway Maintenance and Storm Drain Maintenance. These are additional staff support positions and will be filled temporarily for the 2021-2022 Snow and Ice Season. Hours will vary depending on the needs of the department and weather conditions. Employees will be expected to work over-time, if needed. Incumbents perform manual tasks in connection with road construction, highway maintenance, and/or landfill operations. Duties require initiative and independent judgment in the care and operation of equipment, as well as mechanical aptitude and skillful coordination of eye, hand, and foot movements. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS The work includes exposure to hazards, risks, or discomforts typical of working with or around machinery with exposed moving parts, irritant chemicals, fumes or airborne particles. Work is performed outdoors in varying weather conditions with exposure to the elements; work requires intermittent standing, walking, stooping, and climbing. Incumbents must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 pounds. Incumbents must wear and maintain a uniform and safety equipment, such as hard hats, steel toe shoes, safety glasses, and gloves. DPW&T employees areconsidered"Essential" andare required to participate in the Department's Snow and Ice Control Program, during natural and man-made disasters, and during special operations as assigned. Essential employees are expected to report or remain at work when other employees are granted Administrative Leave. Examples of Work SEASONAL CDL OPERATOR I (Class B License) * Performs manual work in the accomplishment of semi-skilled duties related to the construction of drainage structures and highway components. * Typical duties include: constructing or aiding in the construction of drainage structures, bridge members, box culverts, curbs & gutters, concrete driveways and steps. * Operates power mowers, both push type and self-propelled, roto-tillers, weedeaters, chainsaws and other maintenance equipment, including hand rake, hand shovel, wheelbarrow, bush axe, etc., as directed by the supervisor. SEASONAL CDL OPERATOR II(Class A License) * Operate light equipment such as a street sweeper, bucket truck, street flusher, belt loader, sandblaster, rubber tire roller, compressor truck, rubber tire loader, mist/straw blower, stump remover, dump truck (6 wheel), and 20- yard packer; * Operate medium to heavy construction equipment such as gradall, backhoe, tractor and trailer (lowboy), dozer, mobile concrete mixer, belt loader, tree truck, motor grader, rubber-tired loader (2 cy. or larger), track loader (2 cy. or larger), vac-all, street paver (movement and operation), small loader (2.5 cy. or larger) and 12-ton vibratory roller * Operate air compressor, five (5) ton rollers, asphalt curb machine, tractor mower, flail mower in connection with construction, or maintenance projects; SEASONAL CDL OPERATOR I and SEASONAL CDL OPERATOR II * Operate dump truck (single axle), crew cab dump truck (single axle), to transport personnel and materials to and from job sites; * Assisting crew members withroad construction, highway maintenance, and/or landfill operations; * Assist in loading and unloading materials and equipment from vehicles; * Promptly responds to assigned tasks when notified of reporting requirement for inclement weather/emergency conditions operations; * Operates equipment with spreader and/or snow plow and effectively removes snow and ice from assigned area; * Safely operates vehicles/equipment according to weather and road conditions; * Accurately reads maps to confirm that assigned area is plowed in proper order and no roads are missed; * Participate in work-site safety set-up, eg, setting barricades and cones, prepping for excavation, and assist with utility locates and prepping for confined space entry; * Use traffic and control techniques to control high/low-speed vehicular traffic movement; * Prepare reports and maintain records of daily work logs and order forms; * Check vehicles daily to verify interior/exterior cleaning duties, tires and air pressure, and ensure engine fluid/hydraulic fluid levels, are adjusted to meet prescribed standards; * Perform pre/post trip inspections to ensure equipment is in safe operating condition; * Participate as an on-call, essential employee in the Department's Snow and Ice Control Program and other emergency or special activities as assigned. * Employees are expected to work overtime as needed. * Assists crew members in performing semi-skilled tasks, and perform other related duties as assigned, and * Perform crew operations work, which may include other tasks and duties assigned, which may not be specifically listed in the position description; however, are within the general, occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee's class of work. Minimum Qualifications SEASONAL CDL OPERATOR I Completion of a standard grade school course and one (1) year experience operating light power equipment; plus a valid Class A or B commercial driver's license (CDL) with mandatory airbrake and tanker endorsements is required upon appointment to perform job-related duties and responsibilities. SEASONAL CDL OPERATOR II One (1) year experience as an Equipment Operator I with Prince Georges County Government or completion of a standard grade school course and two (2) years of experience operating light to heavy power equipment; plus a valid Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) with mandatory airbrake and tanker endorsements required upon appointment to perform job-related duties and responsibilities. EACH APPLICANT MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION, WHICH CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION. Additional Information Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Qualified applicants will be immediately referred to the hiring manager and interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. The application process will close when all positions have been filled or when enough qualified applications have been received. An online application is required.Each section of the application must be completed. A resume will not substitute for the completed application.Your responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire are considered part of the selection process.Please do not enter "see resume" as a response to the questions.Incomplete applications will not be considered. PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: SEASONAL CDL OPERATOR I * One (1) year of experience operating a 6-wheel dump truck with attachments and the removal of snow. * Experience operating light construction-based equipment. (Ex. power mowers, both push type and self-propelled, roto-tillers, weedeaters, chainsaws and other maintenance equipment, including hand rake, hand shovel, wheelbarrow, bush axe, etc.) * Valid Class B commercial driver's license (CDL) with mandatory airbrake and tanker endorsements. SEASONAL CDL OPERATOR II * Two (2) years of experience operating a 10-wheel dump truck with attachments and the removal of snow. * Experience operating light construction-based equipment. (Ex. power mowers, both push type and self-propelled, roto-tillers, weedeaters, chainsaws and other maintenance equipment, including hand rake, hand shovel, wheelbarrow, bush axe, etc.) * Valid Class A commercial driver's license (CDL) with mandatory airbrake and tanker endorsements. Additional Information CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Upon selection, candidates must: * Submit a copy of Class "A" or "B" license with airbrake with a current DOT physical certification card; and * Submit a current Motor Vehicle Administration report that reflects a satisfactory driving record. * Must pass pre-employment physical examination, drug, and alcohol testing. * Wear required safety equipment, shoes, and uniforms while on duty. * Possess and maintain a valid Class "A" or Class "B" license. * Be able to work outdoors in all types of weather and participate as an essential employee in the Department's snow and Ice Control Program and other emergency special activities as assigned. * Must be willing to participate as an "essential" employee in the Department's Snow and Ice Control Program, and during other emergency/special activities as assigned. DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligibles which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire. ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only US citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States. This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US, only after an offer has been accepted and the Form I-9 is completed. For information on E-Verify, or if you believe the County has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or visit their website at dhs.gov/e-verify CLOSING DATE: ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BEACCEPTED.This job announcement will remain open until the position is filled. Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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