Job Description

Title: Laborer - Highway Maintenance, Part-Time (Carroll County)

State Role Title: Transportation Operator I

Hiring Range: $14.50 - $22.00 per hour- Based on Experience

Pay Band: 1

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

As a maintenance laborer, you will:

• maintain knowledge of safety rules, regulations and laws to ensure safe and proper use of
• demonstrate proper work site protection techniques: consistently identify workplace safety
hazards, wear, proper personal protection equipment, advocate for safety in the team
• follow guidelines to properly set work zones and to safely perform traffic control duties.
• respond to emergency and severe weather events; prepare and operate equipment for snow
and ice removal, and respond to other types of road hazards
• perform manual labor such as clearing drainage pipes, mowing, weed eating along guardrail,
cutting brush, pothole patching, looping asphalt, etc.
• complete pre-trip equipment inspections, perform preventative tool and equipment

VDOT is an emergency response agency and you may work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations

Minimum Qualifications

You may be minimally qualified if you have:

• ability to learn and consistently apply safety policies and protocols
• ability to learn and perform roadway and roadside maintenance tasks
• ability to perform heavy manual labor; may frequently lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
• skill in the operation and maintenance of diverse hand and power tools such as chainsaws,
wrenches, shovels, etc.
• ability to work in diverse outdoor environments and weather conditions
• ability to respond to emergency situations during/after normal work hours, including nights,
weekends, and holidays

Valid driver’s license and ability to travel independently among assigned work locations is required

Additional Considerations

Additional considerations include:

• experience performing work zone set-up and/or flagging
• experience in emergency operations such as snow removal and/or storm/accident cleanup
• experience operating equipment such as commercial mowing tractors, loaders, ton trucks, etc.
• experience performing preventative maintenance and minor vehicle/equipment repairs

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.

**This is an hourly position and is not entitled to a state benefit package and is limited to no more than 1500 hours in a 12- month period.**

If selected as a finalist, you will undergo:
-Employment reference check and work history verification
-DMV Records Check
-Fingerprint-based criminal history records check

Additionally, required for CDL holders:
-Full Query drug and alcohol history in FMCSA Clearinghouse – Register at: FMCSA
-Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
-Federal DOT pre-employment physical

This position also requires approved safety shoes (this is a reimbursable expense).

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online through our Recruitment Platform (PageUp). 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. 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.

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment in Carroll County’s locations: Fancy Gap, Hillsville, and Laurel Area Headquarters.

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 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: Teresa Moody

Phone: 540 - 266 - 2661



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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Carroll, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
5 days ago
Job Expires:
4w 2d
Job Type
Full Time

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