18 days old

Title: Laborer

Hiring Range: $14.50 hr. to $19.24 hr.

Pay Band:

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Eastville AHQ

Agency Website: Jobs.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

This hourly/wage position is not entitled to the Stateâs benefits package. Positions filled through this recruitment are limited to an average of 29 hours per week and 1,500 hours in a 12-month period.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Hampton Roads District is seeking a qualified Highway Maintenance Laborers to fill vacancies located within in the Accomac Residency.

Multiple positions may be filled from this vacancy at the Accomac, Temperanceville, and Eastville AHQâs.

The position will assist with repairs and maintenance of State roadways and their surrounding right of ways. Duties include operation of hand and power tools and performance of minor repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and tools. Performs manual labor, practices safety at all times, and works as part of a team as well as independently.

This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and may 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.

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please Click Here to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for education.
Experience in equipment operation and performing preventative maintenance.
Experience performing roadway maintenance and/or construction activities.
Experience with emergency operations to include snow removal, storms, and accident clean-up.

Special Instructions:

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

Fingerprint-based criminal history background check, DMV driving record check, references, and work history will be required prior to employment. Valid Drivers License Required. Safety Shoes Required

Position is designated as essential and, as such, will be required to work outside normal hours, weekends, and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations. Travel may be required.

DHRM has also published a companion guidance document for the Alternative Hiring Process for persons with disabilities which can be found here.

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 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginiaâs Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS).

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application and/or resume lacking job history and relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

We are a â Virginia Values Veteransâ (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 Click Here.

Contact Information:

Name: David Keesee


Email: David.Keesee@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealthâs 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 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Posted: 2023-03-07 Expires: 2023-04-14

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Accomac, VA 23301

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