Minimum Qualifications Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1:
Must be 18 years old, pass physical/medical examination and drug test*, and possess a Class D
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a current resume and letter of interest with Notice Number R01-22-02 included in the subject line and referenced in the cover letter no later than December 31, 2022.