Transportation Worker I (ER-32-21)

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

Job Description

Transportation Worker I (ER-32-21)

Bangor , Maine , United States | Transportation | Full-time Apply by: Nov. 3, 2021 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Maine Department of Transportation

Salary: Salary: $15.85 – $19.96 (hourly) This includes a $2.00/hr stipend – New employees start at step 4 ($17.37)

Job Code: 9921 Pay Grade: 10

Office/Bureau: Maintenance and Operations (Region 4) Location: Bangor

Bulletin No: ER-32-21

Opening Date: October 21, 2021

Closing Date: November 3, 2021

Job Description:

This is general transportation infrastructure maintenance work involving construction, repair, and maintenance of vehicles, equipment, buildings, bridges, grounds, roadways and/or other applicable infrastructure. Work includes the use and preventative maintenance of hand power tools and related heavy equipment to perform assigned duties. 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 provide evidence of the following experience:

+ 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:

+ Pass State paid Medical examination that includes a drug test and the Department’s Respirator fit test and the driver examination and road test for the assigned equipment.

+ Must have a valid Class C State of Maine license by first day of employment.

+ Shall obtain and retain a valid Class B State of Maine license within the 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, Att: Marjorie Cross, Human Resources Specialist , 219 Hogan Road , Bangor, ME 04401 . Tel ephone: 207. 561.5555

Why join our team?

Employment with the Department of Transportation and the State of Maine offers a competitive benefits package which include:

+ Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

+ Retirement Savings

+ Flexible Spending Accounts and Child Care reimbursement programs

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement

+ Living Resources (Employee Assistance Program)

+ 13 Paid Holidays

+ Paid vacation, personal and sick leave

+ Statewide Locations

+ Exclusive Training

+ Educational Re-imbursement program

+ Wellness Program

+ And much more!


The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 13.16% of employee’s pay towards retirement for MSEA positions and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($412.23) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%.

The Maine Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC195586064

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 06, 2021