Job Description

Title: Crew Leader Maintenance - Mt. Jackson AHQ

State Role Title: Transportation Operator III

Hiring Range: $39,023 - $63,413

Pay Band: 3

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Mt. Jackson Area Headquarters

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: Agency Employee Only - A

Job Duties

VDOT's Staunton District Mt. Jackson Area Headquarters is seeking a highly qualified Maintenance Crew Leader to serve as a member and leader of a work crew performing a combination of skilled equipment operation, preventive maintenance and manual labor tasks in order to maintain Virginia's roadways. As the qualified candidate you will:

• Conduct on-the-job training and recommend additional training needs to the AHQ superintendent
• Work with supervisors and managers at assigned locations to plan, schedule, oversee, and perform placement, maintenance, and removal of traffic control devices.
• Participate as a leader or working member of the crew in order to complete projects
• Schedule assignments received from supervisor according to dates or priority
• Document and report on daily crew activities

Minimum Qualifications

• Ability to interpret and apply work zone safety and traffic control manuals.
• Ability to lead, direct, oversee the work of others and train others.
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications.
• Safety shoes required.
• Basic knowledge of inventory procedures.
• Considerable knowledge of highway maintenance and construction practices and procedures.
• Ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain thereafter. Must comply with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment.
• Skill operating and maintaining light and medium trucks and equipment.
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor and use hand and power tools.

Additional Considerations

• Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at time of hire.
• Experience preparing reports and keeping records.
• Basic Tree Cutting & Chainsaw Operator
• A combination of training, experience, or education in Construction or related field desired.
• Experience using computers and software applications.
• Experience in roadway maintenance activities.
• Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control Safety
• Experience in roadway maintenance and repair. Experience in work zone set-up, traffic controls and flagging to include using the MUTCD or similar regulations. Experience overseeing the work of others.
• Experience leading and training work crews.
• CPR with AED, Standard First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) Combined Course
• Experience applying inventory practices and procedures.
• Emergency operations experience to include snow-removal, storm damage, and accident clean-up.
• Flagger

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

As defined by VDOT Department Memorandum (DM) Number: 17-1 – Emergency Operations and Traffic Management, VDOT is an emergency operation agency. As such, this job is essential to emergency response operations and expected to work in these situations. Report to work when called. Maintain communications with supervisor. Keep abreast of weather forecasts for duty readiness in reporting. Be prepared to operate appropriate equipment in all kinds of weather.

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:

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics which may be viewed at Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore please to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

Multiple positions may be filled from this posting.

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.

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.

Contact Information

Name: Ciara Diehl

Phone: (540)292-4079



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 AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Shenandoah County, Virginia, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
4 days ago
Job Expires:
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Job Type
Full Time

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