Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker

State of Vermont - Williamstown, VT (30+ days ago)3.9


This position, Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker (Job Opening #623366) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Opening.
Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker (623384)
Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker (623366)
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Trevor Starr at 802-295-8888 or trevor.starr@vermont.gov .
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

General Job Description

Maintenance work for the Agency of Transportation involving a variety of tasks relating to the state transportation system. Incumbents are often responsible for routine maintenance and repair work. Duties typically require the use of a variety of tools and vehicles. Overtime work is required, particularly during the winter months, and is considered a condition of employment. A newly hired employee must complete all VTTC training requirements for the Job Development Plan (JDP) and demonstrate knowledge and skills in a minimum of six areas of maintenance or construction activities. Work is performed under the supervision of an AOT Area Maintenance Supervisor or higher level maintenance worker.
To read the full job specifications for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more of work experience in construction, equipment operation, or related manual labor INCLUDING EITHER one season or more of operating a snowplow with wings OR six (6) months or more operating medium or heavy equipment, such as graders, rollers, and backhoes.
OR
One (1) year or more as a Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker.
Note: A Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
An incumbent must live within reasonable proximity of assigned workstation.
Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License and Tanker Endorsement is required within the first six months of employment.
An incumbent must complete all VTTC required coursework within the JDP (Job Development Plan) for this position within one year, or be enrolled.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
80% State paid medical premium
Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
Low cost group life insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Incentive-based Wellness Program
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

CDL Requirements

In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment as an operator of a commercial motor vehicle must provide detailed employment information for the past 10 years. Therefore, the Work Experience section of your online application must include:
A list of the names and addresses of previous employers for which you were an operator of a commercial motor vehicle
The dates you were employed by these employers
The reason for leaving employment
By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete. The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.