State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
- -UNDERFILLING A HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER 3-NDOT - BLUE JAY
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY - $30,484.80 to $43,827.12 PAY GRADE: 23
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Division: District I
Job Class Code: 09.130
Announcement Number: 36554
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment in order to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guide posts and fences.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This position is located within District I, Blue Jay on Crew 173, approximately 60 miles east of Tonopah. To assist the 4-person crew in maintaining 117 lane miles of roadway on US6 and SR375, for the safety of the traveling public. Duties include signs, roadside maintenance, summer betterment projects, snow removal, and anti-icing/de-icing as policy requires. Crew members also respond to emergency situations from traffic control for all incidents, both natural and man-made, to removing debris in the travel lanes or similar unplanned events that require an immediate response to protect the public. When those events occur, maintenance personnel are called out 24 hours a day in order to promptly alleviate or at least warn the driving public of the condition. The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8 hour shifts or four 10 hour shifts.***THIS IS THE ENTRY LEVEL IN THE SERIES AND INCUMBENTS MAY PROGRESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL UPON MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE, AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY.*** NOTE: NDOT HOUSING IS AVAILABLE AT A SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED RATE FOR THE SELECTED INCUMBENT. ($50 A MONTH PLUS DEPOSIT) ADDITIONAL DETAILS GIVEN DURING INTERVIEW. Copy and paste into the navigation bar of your browser for an inside look at NDOT's maintenance crews. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
One year of general labor or semi-skilled work experience that required the ability and dexterity to operate tools and equipment; OR one year of experience as a Highway Construction Aid in Nevada State service.
A Class A commercial driver's license, including appropriate endorsements will be required within six months of appointment.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of application and as a condition of continued employment.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.
This position requires an applicant be at least 18 years of age upon application.
This position may require working alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours. The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts.
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Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.