Transportation Worker I (HO-10-24)

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Turner, Maine, United States

Job Description

Transportation Worker I (HO-10-24)

Turner , Maine , United States | Transportation | Full-time Apply by: June 18, 2024 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Maine Department of Transportation

Salary: Winter/Region 1 $18.50 – $22.55 (hourly) This includes a $3.50/hr stipend – New employees start at step 4 ($19.81)

Summer/Region 3 $17.00 – $21.05 (hourly) This includes a $2.00/hr stipend – New employees start at step 4 ($18.31)

Office/Bureau: Maintenance and Operations (Region 3-Summer) (Region 1- Winter)

Location: Turner (Summer) Gray, Maine (Winter)

Opening Date: June 4, 2024

Closing Date: June 18, 2020

Job Description:

This is a split Transportation Worker position. This Position will serve on a Turner based Striping crew in summer responsible for painting pavement markings. Summer work involves Statewide travel and required overnight stay-away and overtime, the use and preventative maintenance of hand power tools and related heavy equipment to perform assigned duties and will also serve on the Gray Maintenance Crew out of Region 1 in winter. In winter the responsibilities of this position will align with other Region 1 Transportation Worker duties and will include plowing snow and responding to emergencies typical to MaineDOT’s normal operations. Winter work also includes the use and preventative maintenance of hand power tools and related heavy equipment to perform assigned duties and may require long hours of work. The incumbent must be able to be reached by landline/cell phone during off-duty hours in case of emergency or unscheduled work and must live within a reasonable distance from winter headquarters. Work is performed under direct supervision. Preference will be given to applicants with construction and maintenance experience.

To be minimally qualified for this position candidates must meet the following experience criteria:

+ Must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent

+ Required to work at a higher class as necessary and in accordance with required licenses and/or certification

Licensing/Registration/Certification Requirements:

+ State-paid Medical examination that includes:

+ a drug test

+ Department’s Respirator fit test

+ Class C State of Maine license by first day of employment.

+ Shall obtain and retain a valid Class B State of Maine license during the initial six-month probationary period.

+ Ability to become a certified snow fighter within 12 months.

+ Ability to obtain flagger certification within a specified amount of time.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the “Apply for this Opening/Apply Now” button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and any applicable copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications.

For a paper application, general questions or for Current MaineDOT employees in the Transportation Worker series who wish to be considered for a transfer and must complete and submit a Transportation Worker Reassignment Form indicating your interest please contact: Maine Department of Transportation, Attn: Holly Harris, MaineDOT HR Office, 16 SHS, Augusta ME, 04333

Why join our team?

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Fit – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,523.28-$12,380.40 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan – The State contributes the equivalent of 13.41% of the employee’s pay towards the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS).

State employees are eligible for an extensive and highly competitive benefits package ( , covering many aspects of wellness. Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( . Note: Benefits may vary somewhat according to specific collective bargaining agreements and are prorated for part-time employment.

There’s a job and then there’s purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics.

If you’re looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we’d love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Research shows that people from historically excluded communities tend to apply to jobs only when they check every box in the posting. If you’re currently reading this and hesitating to apply for that reason, we encourage you to go for it! Let us know how your lived experience and passion set you apart.

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Job Posting: JC260854117

Posted On: Jun 06, 2024

Updated On: Jun 21, 2024

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