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Maintenance Laborer Wage

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CHURCH ROAD

Maintenance Laborer Wage

  • 493923
  • 13412 COX ROAD , CHURCH ROAD, Virginia, United States, 23833
  • VA Dept of Transportation
  • Trades and Operations
  • Wage (Hourly)
  • Closing at: Feb 8 2023 at 23:55 EST

Title: Maintenance Laborer Wage

Hiring Range: $14.50 - $23.57

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Church Road AHQ

Agency Website: https://www.vdot.virginia.gov/jobs/default.asp 

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

THIS IS AN HOURLY POSITION THAT IS LIMITED TO 29 HOURS A WEEK, 1500 HOURS IN A 12-MONTH PERIOD AND IS NOT ENTITLED TO STATE BENEFITS PACKAGE.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Richmond District – Petersburg Residency is seeking qualified Highway Maintenance Laborers to fill vacancies at our Church Road, Nottoway and Prince George AHQs.

These positions will assist with repairs and maintenance of State roadways and their surrounding right of ways. Duties include operation of hand and power tools and performance of minor repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and tools. Performs manual labor, practices safety at all times, and works as part of a team as well as independently.

The positions are designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with the job are required during emergency situations and requires work outside of normal hours including nights, weekends and holidays. VDOT will determine when essential positions are required to report.

Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants” at: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore please visit www.virginiadot.org/about/missionsandvalues.asp to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

* Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures.
* Skill in the operation and maintenance of hand-held and power tools.
* Skill in the operation and maintenance of light and medium equipment used for highway maintenance and repair.
* Ability to perform mowing operations
* Ability to perform manual labor tasks (i.e. flagging, debris pickup and etc.)
* Ability to read and to follow oral and written instructions.
* Valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

* High school diploma or GED preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for education.
* Experience in equipment operation and performing preventative maintenance.
* Experience performing roadway maintenance and/or construction activities.
* Experience with emergency operations to include snow removal, storms, and accident clean-up

Special Instructions: 

If selected as a finalist, you will undergo a fingerprint-based criminal history records check required. References, work history, and DMV records verified prior to commencement of employment. Selected applicants holding a valid CDL must complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen, otherwise applicants will be required to complete a pre-employment physical. Position requires unrestricted mobility, working in all types of weather, terrain and standing for long periods. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Requires approved safety shoes, which is a reimbursable expense. Ability to perform manual labor to include standing, bending, and frequent lifting up to 50 lbs. Ability to obtain flagger and work zone certifications.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available.

THIS IS AN HOURLY POSITION THAT IS LIMITED TO 29 HOURS A WEEK, 1500 HOURS IN A 12-MONTH PERIOD AND IS NOT ENTITLED TO STATE BENEFITS PACKAGE.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the PageUp System. 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 and or resume. 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.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp

VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Contact Information:

Name: Martha Alkhadra

Phone: (804 762-2584

Email: Martha.Alkhadra@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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