Job Description

Title: Hourly Laborer - Edgehill


State Role Title: Transportation Operator I


Hiring Range: $16.18 - $26.29


Pay Band: 1


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: King George (Edge Hill) AHQ


Agency Website: ww.vdot.virginia.gov/jobs


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


 


Job Duties


What drives you? Whether it's knowing the work you do makes a difference, having great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation, and championing change or simply working with a great group of people who are committed to your professional development...At the Virginia Department of Transportation, we have something for YOU!

VDOT’s Fredericksburg District has exciting an opportunity available in its Northern Neck Residency. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill an Hourly Laborer position. This position assists with repairs and maintenance of State roadways and their surrounding right of ways. You will perform highway maintenance activities such as patching potholes, litter and debris removal, and tree trimming, as well as laboring on larger roadway construction projects such as culvert replacements. Duties of the position will include extensive use of hand and power tools such as shovels, rakes, blowers, tampers, and chainsaws, as well as operation of medium to heavy duty equipment. Performs manual labor, always practices safety, and works as part of a team as well as independently. This position will report to the Edgehill Area Headquarters.

This position is an hourly/wage position. Wage employees may not work more than 29 hours per work week on average over the course of a year and are limited to 1,500 hours withing a 12-month period. No state benefits are provided.

Required skills for job & position:
• 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 preventive maintenance and minor equipment repairs
• Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor and lift up to 50 pounds regularly
• Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures


 


Minimum Qualifications


• Valid driver's license
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor
• Skill in the operation, maintenance of light and medium equipment used for highway
maintenance and repair
• Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures
• Skill in the operation, maintenance of hand-held and power tools
• Ability to read, follow oral and written instructions


 


Additional Considerations


• Experience in equipment operation and performing preventive maintenance
• A combination of training, experience, or education in maintenance, construction or related
field
• Experience with emergency operations to include snow removal, storms, and accident
clean-up
• Experience performing roadway maintenance or construction activities


 


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.


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.

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 “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp

VDOT employees have shared Values and a Code of Ethics. http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Fingerprint-based background checks, references, work history, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available. 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.

This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and will be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

"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 state recruitment platform (PageUp). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your application account to check the status of your application for this position.

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/resume, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information or attach a resume. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

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 Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.


 


Contact Information


Name: Priya Paranthaman


Email: priya.paranthaman@vdot.virginia.gov


 

Salary

0 - 0 USD

Yearly based

Location

King George, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
3 weeks ago
Job Type
Full Time
Education
Any
Experience
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Vacancies
1

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