Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/04/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 120817

Position Information


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleHighway Maintenance Worker 1 / TR1 / TR2

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade07

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $36473 to $45518 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Fulton

Street Address 3059 Route 5S

PO Box 279

City Fultonville


Zip Code12072

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1:
Must be 18 years old, pass physical/medical examination and drug test*, and possess a Class D Driver
Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2:
Must be 18 years old, pass physical/medical examination* and drug test; and possess a Class A or B
Commercial Driver License with no airbrake restriction. Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to
satisfactorily operate a NYSDOT large dump truck within two weeks of appointment. Failure to pass will
result in termination.
Highway Maintenance Worker 1:
Satisfactory completion of the Highway Maintenance Worker Traineeship 2 or one year of experience
in the operation of highway construction, maintenance equipment, or other vehicles in excess of 26,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating with air brakes and possession of a Class A or B Commercial Driver
License with DOT-specified endorsements, and two NYSDOT equipment operation certifications, in
addition to the following three specific certifications: heavy dump truck, one person plowing with single
or double wing, and front-end loader.
Within the first two weeks of employment, applicant must satisfactorily complete NYSDOT Heavy Dump
Certification or their employment will be terminated.
NOTE: All candidates must pass a pre-employment physical/medical examination* and drug test prior
to beginning employment.
*Candidates who meet both of the following MAY be eligible to bypass the pre-employment physical: A
valid CDL A or B AND a current (less than 2 years old) CDL Medical Certificate (form MCSA 5876) that
meets specific criteria which will be discussed at the time of interview.

Duties Description Individuals selected must be able to respond to emergency callout within 1 hour during inclement
weather, including all snow and ice conditions, to be considered for this position.
Duties include but are not limited to: Perform routine manual tasks requiring medium to heavy physical
effort involving exposure to all kinds of weather conditions. Will be expected to operate plows during
winter operations and to obtain the equipment certifications listed above.
Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the
department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Region 2 - Transportation Maintenance, Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Hamilton, Fulton & Montgomery Counties
The starting salary for this position is $49,660. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $40,660 with an
additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.
Cannabis use is not permitted for employees in this title and assignment. Cannabis use will be tested for during
the pre-employment screening process and may be the basis for disqualification for employment or may be a
basis for removal from employment
*Telecommuting: The Department’s current telecommuting agreement is valid through December 31, 2022
and is subject to extension beyond that date.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or
mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any
prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment
with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the
Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
The New York State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request,
reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.
In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original
document to prove their citizenship and/or legal right to work in the United States.
PER-JPV (8/2022-V1.2

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name R2-HR-Personnel

Telephone 3157932389


Email Address


Street 207 Genesee Street

City Utica

State NY

Zip Code 13501


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with the Notice Number
R2-23-01 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2023
NYS Department of Transportation
HR - Canvassing
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501