Emergency Operators Maintenance – Appomattox County

Virginia Dept of Transportation - Appomattox, VA3.9

Full-time$16 - $18 an hour
This is a wage position. No state benefits are provided. Position(s) are TEMPORARY and will be utilized for emergency situations ONLY.

The Appomattox Residency is seeking to fill multiple emergency positions in Appomattox County to work during 24 hour emergency operations only (12 hour shifts).

Positions available for “on-call” seasonal work during winter weather and snow operations. During inclement weather, will operate and maintain highway equipment, such as dump trucks, front end loaders, and tractors; clear snow and ice from roadways; apply abrasives and chemicals on road surfaces and perform heavy manual labor.

VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics.
We encourage all those who apply to review these values and ethics. If you share our values, we invite you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must be skilled in operating highway equipment during inclement weather conditions and performing preventive maintenance on equipment. Must be able to perform heavy manual labor to include standing, bending, and frequent lifting up to 50 lbs. and work on-call during 12 hour day or night shifts to support emergency operations. Must have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Valid Commercial Driver’s License required.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience performing snow removal operations.

Special Requirements
Will be required to work outside normal business hours in emergencies, inclement weather and hazardous traffic conditions. Safety shoes required. Selected applicant must complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen prior to employment. Fingerprint based criminal history background check, references, work history and DMV records will be verified prior to employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants
State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.
Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.
This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position.

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