Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/25/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 122592

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 $36473 to $45518 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County St Lawrence

Street Address Region 7 Operations

7280 US Rt. 11

City Potsdam

StateNY

Zip Code13676

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.

*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 **Additional Salary Information

Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1:
The starting salary for this position is $45,473. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $36,473 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.

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

Highway Maintenance Worker 1:
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.
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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 Lori Gagnon, Program Aide

Telephone

Fax (315) 785-2320

Email Address Lori.Gagnon@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street Region 7 Operations Office

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 with the Notice Number R7-23-06 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2023.