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Virginia State Government Laborer in Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Job Description

VDOT is seeking candidates for the summer months to perform a combination of skilled equipment operation, inventory functions, preventative maintenance and manual labor tasks to maintain Virginia’s roadways.

VACANICIES CAN BE FILLED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE STAUNTON DISTRICT/ HARRISONBURG RESIDENCY COVERAGE AREA WHICH INCLUDES AREA HEAD QUARTERS LOCATED IN LURAY, MAUZY, CHIMNEY ROCK, MCGAHEYSVILLE, MT. CRAWFORD, MINT SPRING, SWOOPE, FISHERSVILLE AND VERONA.

This position is HOURLY and does not have state benefits. Position will work approximately 29 hours per week. Some flexibility available in work schedule.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of VDOT’s employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

View details & knowledge, skills & abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or http://www.vdot.jobs. TDD 1-800-828-1120

VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp. We encourage all those who apply to review these values and ethics. If you share our values, we invite you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor and lift 50 pounds regularly.

  • Skill in the use of electronics (iPad).

  • Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods and procedures.

  • 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 read and follow oral and written instruction.

  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in equipment operation and performing preventative maintenance.

  • Experience performing roadway maintenance or construction activities.

  • Experience with emergency operations to include storms and accident clean up.

  • High school diploma or GED preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for education.

Special Requirements

VDOT is an emergency response agency, therefore, you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations when services are needed.

References and work history will be verified. Fingerprint based criminal history records check required. DMV record will be verified prior to employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS).

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment and additional positions can be filled within 90 days of the close date.

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.

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

Contact Information

Name

Pam Sayers

Phone

540-332-9086

Email

stauntonjobs@vdot.virginia.gov

Address

Virginia Department of Transportation 811 Commerce Road Staunton, VA 24401

Working Title: Laborer

Role Title: Transportation Operator I - 79151

Job Open Date: 03/26/2020

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $14.00

Agency: Dept of Transportation (501)

Agency Website: http://www.vdot.jobs/

Location: Harrisonburg - 660

Sublocation: Varies Upon Assignment

Position Number: H8117

Job Posting Number: 1065447

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Hourly/Wage

Job Type Detail: Wage Non-Faculty- W-1

Pay Band: 01

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