Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/20/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 122275

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleHighway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1/Trainee 2/Highway Maintenance Worker 1

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $33157 to $45518 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

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

Location

County Warren

Street Address NYS Department of Transportation

4021 Main Street

City Warrensburg

StateNY

Zip Code12885

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 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.

*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 The starting salary for Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1 is $49,263 ($45,473 for Essex County). This amount is comprised of the base salary of $40,263 ($36,473 for Essex County) with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.

The starting salary for Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2 is $51,279 ($47,489 for Essex County). This amount is comprised of the base salary of $42,279 ($38,489 for Essex County) with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.

The starting salary for Highway Maintenance Worker 1 is $53,452 ($49,660 for Essex County). This amount is comprised of the base salary of $44,452 ($40,660 for Essex County) with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.
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*Telecommuting: The Department’s current telecommuting agreement is valid through January 31, 2023 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 info@oer.ny.gov.

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

Contact Information

Name NYS Department of Transportation, Region 1

Telephone

Fax (518) 457-1570

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

Address

Street 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 with the Notice Number R01-23-07 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2023.