Highway Maintenance Worker (Region 7)
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StateJobsNY, Dept. of Transportation


December 31, 2021


TBD (NY), United States




Date Posted: 06/15/21
Applications Due: 12/31/21
Vacancy ID: 87752



Agency: Transportation, Department of

Title: Highway Maintenance Worker TR 1/TR 2/ Highway Maintenance Worker 1(Region 7)

Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade: NS

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $32792 to $42895 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%




Workweek: Variable

Hours Per Week: 40



From: 8 AM

To: 8 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No




County: Franklin

Street Address: Region 7 Franklin County Residency

City: TBD

State: NY

Zip Code: 13601





Minimum Qualifications:


Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1:

  • Must be 18 years old, pass physical/medical examination and drug test*, and possess a Class D Driver License.

Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2:

  • Must be 18 years old, pass physical/medical examination* and drug test; and possess a Class A or B Commercial Driver License with no airbrake restriction. Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to satisfactorily operate a NYSDOT large dump truck within two weeks of appointment. Failure to pass will result in termination.


Highway Maintenance Worker 1:

  • Satisfactory completion of the Highway Maintenance Worker Traineeship 2 or one year of experience in the operation of highway construction, maintenance equipment, or other vehicles in excess of 26,000 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating with air brakes and possession of a Class A or B Commercial Driver License with DOT-specified endorsements, and two NYSDOT equipment operation certifications, in addition to the following three specific certifications: heavy dump truck, one person plowing with single or double wing, and front-end loader.


Within the first two weeks of employment, applicant must satisfactorily complete NYSDOT Heavy Dump Certification or their employment will be terminated.


NOTE: All candidates must pass a pre-employment physical/medical examination* and drug test prior to beginning employment.


*Candidates who meet both of the following MAY be eligible to bypass the pre-employment physical: A valid CDL A or B AND a current (less than 2 years old) CDL Medical Certificate (form MCSA 5876) that meets specific criteria which will be discussed at the time of interview.



Duties Description:

Individuals selected must be able to respond to emergency callout within 1 hour during inclement weather, including all snow and ice conditions, to be considered for this position.

Duties include but are not limited to: Perform routine manual tasks requiring medium to heavy physical effort involving exposure to all kinds of weather conditions. Will be expected to operate plows during winter operations and to obtain the equipment certifications listed above.

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department's response to regional and statewide emergency situations.



Additional Comments:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.




Name: Region 7 Administrative Services

Telephone: -

Fax: -

Email Address: Diane.King@dot.ny.gov




Street: 317 Washington Street, Room 908

City: Watertown

State: NY

Zip Code: 13601




Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume no later than December 31, 2021.



WEBSITE: https://statejobs.ny.gov/public/vacancyDetailsPrint.cfm?id=87752

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