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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/26/24

Applications Due12/31/24

Vacancy ID149439

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleHighway Maintenance Worker 1/Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1/Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2(Region 7)

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 Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Clinton

Street Address 81 South Peru Street

City Plattsburgh

StateNY

Zip Code12901

Minimum Qualifications Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1 (Starting salary- $46567** See additional comment section):

Must be 18 years old, pass physical/medical examination and drug test*, and possess a Class D Driver License.

Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2 (Starting Salary- $48,644** See additional comments section):

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 (Starting Salary $50,880** See additional comments section):

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.

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.

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 Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than December 31, 2024.

Additional Information:

Region 7 Operations covers the following 5 Counties:
Clinton, Franklin, St. Lawrence, Jefferson, and Lewis

** Additional Salary Information
Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1: The starting salary for this position is $46,567. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $37,567 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to the title and location in which you are hired.

Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2: The starting salary for this position is $48,644. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $39,644 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to the title and location in which you are hired.

Highway Maintenance Worker 1: The starting salary for this position is $50,880. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $41,880 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to the title and location in which you are hired.


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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 info@oer.ny.gov.
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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.
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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.

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

Name Lori Gagnon, Program Aide, R7 Operations Office

Telephone

Fax 315-785-2320

Email Address lori.gagnon@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street 317 Washington Street, 9th Floor

City Watertown

State NY

Zip Code 13601

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R7-24-05 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2024

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