Job Description

Title: Maintenance Supervisor - Chancellor

State Role Title: Transport Opertns Manager I

Hiring Range: $53,233 - $86,503

Pay Band: 3

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Chancellor AHQ

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public


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 Maintenance Department. We are seeking qualified candidates to fill a Maintenance Supervisor vacancy. This position oversees and performs a variety of simple to complex roadway maintenance activities. They supervise a crew and provide technical guidance to crew members performing maintenance activities and equipment operation. This position is based out of the Chancellor Area Headquarters.

Required skills for job & position:
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor
• Ability to provide technical direction and guidance to skilled, semi-skilled and manual laborers
• Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
• Knowledge of inventory and budgeting practices
• Ability to plan work schedules and identify and assign manpower, materials, and equipment needed to accomplish the job
• Knowledge of safety policies, procedures, and programs related to roadway construction and maintenance
• Skill in the operation and maintenance of handheld and power tools
• Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices with ability to supervise others to include
performance management
• 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
• Knowledge and application of work zone safety, traffic controls and flagging operations to include the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
• Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions
• Skill in operation and maintenance of light, medium and heavy-duty equipment used for highway maintenance and emergency operations
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Ability to compile and analyze data; complete reports and records, requiring business, English and math skills
• Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures.
• Skill in operating computers and navigating software applications
• Demonstrated ability to plan work schedules and identify and assign manpower, materials and equipment needed to accomplish the job

NOTE: This position requires approved safety shoes.


Minimum Qualifications

• Commercial Driver' License (CDL)
• Basic Tree Cutting & Chainsaw Operator
• Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control Safety
• CPR with AED, Standard First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) Combined Course
• Flagger
• Skilled in the use of computers and software applications
• Valid driver's license
• Skilled in operating and maintaining light to heavy duty trucks and equipment
• Ability to perform manual labor
• Ability to direct, evaluate and train others
• Considerable knowledge of roadway maintenance and construction practices and procedures
• Knowledge of inventory practices and procedures


Additional Considerations

• A combination of training, experience, or education in management, maintenance, construction, or related field desired
• DCR Erosion and Sediment Control Certification
• Experience supervising others and evaluating performance
• Experience planning schedules and assigning manpower
• Ability to gather data, conduct research and create reports
• Experience overseeing emergency operations activities including snow removal, storm damage, and accident clean-up
• Inventory management experience
• Experience in roadway maintenance and, 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”:

VDOT employees have shared Values and a Code of Ethics. 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.

NOTE: All drivers hired without a valid CDL in hand are required to obtain their CDL within 11 months of their hire date. You cannot operate commercial motor vehicles prior to receiving the necessary licensure and medical certification. Effective February 7, 2022, new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations require entry-level drivers (drivers who are seeking to take the skills test in order to obtain a CDL for the first time, upgrade their CDL to a Class A from a Class B, or take the knowledge test to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement for the first time) to complete FMCSA- approved Entry-Level Driving (ELD) Training before the Department of Motor Vehicles can grant the requested CDL or endorsement. The course is comprised of 160 hours, on average, of training. VDOT is willing to assist with your enrollment in and payment for the course upon your acceptance of an ELD Training Tuition tenure and repayment agreement.

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."

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

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:, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.

Contact Information

Name: Priya Paranthaman



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Fredericksburg, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
3 weeks ago
Job Type
Full Time

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