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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/12/24

Applications Due12/31/24

Vacancy ID148317

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleHighway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1/Trainee 2/Highway Maintenance Worker 1 (Region 1Essex Co)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $46567 to $50880 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 6:30 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Essex

Street Address Transportation Maintenance

Region 1

City Various

StateNY

Zip Code12232

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 License.

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. 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.

*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. Additional duties during periods of fair weather may involve roadside maintenance, drainage maintenance, traffic control, and other assigned tasks. Overtime response and shift work are requirements for this job; therefore, use of vacation and personal leaves are subject to operational needs.

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 The starting salary for the Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1 is $$46,567. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $37,567 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9000, specific to this title and location.
The starting salary for the Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2 is $48,644. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $39,644 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9000, specific to this title and location.
The starting salary for the Highway Maintenance Worker 1 is $50,880. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $41,880 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9000, specific to this title and location.

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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

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Name Region 1 Administrative Group

Telephone

Fax (518) 474-1882

Email Address dot.sm.r01.administration@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Department of Transportation

50 Wolf Road, Suite 1s50

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R01-24-005 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2024.

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