State of Nevada HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER 1 - NDOT - EUREKA in Nevada
HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER 1
- NDOT - EUREKA
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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: Seasonal, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Division: District III
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 39990
Open to all qualified persons.
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 III, geographical area of Eureka. This crew is responsible for 300 miles of highway including US 50, SR 278, and SR 892 and 3 major summits ranging from 6492' to 7438' in elevation, requiring regular attention during snow/ice events. Other duties include performing routine maintenance duties, including keeping pavement surface, shoulders, clear zones, and associated roadways in good repair; winter maintenance including snow plow operation and anti-icing activities; summer betterment projects, and assistance in emergency operations. 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 position requires working in inclement weather. This is the entry level in the series and incumbent may progress to the next level upon meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with the approval of the appointing authority. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The State of Nevada 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, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
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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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Additional Position Criteria
This position is in Eureka, Nevada. Eureka is located approximately 77 miles west of Ely.
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.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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