|Date Opened||10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$52,088 - $67,164/year|
|Job Type||Open to Agency Employees|
|Close Date||10/21/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Transportation Maintainer 4 (Highly Skilled Tree Climber) located in the Waterbury Maintenance Facility. This position is responsible for the performance of highly skilled tasks in the cutting and climbing of trees in the maintenance of state highways and roadways. The work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., 37.5 hours per week.
Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever his or her services are needed; mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30. Incumbents in this class will be required to have a 30-mile residency from the job location.
Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply a copy of their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B, with Tank Endorsement, valid Medical Examiner's Card (MEC); thoroughly completed Connecticut Department of Transportation Commercial Driver Supplement (CTDOT-CDL-1).
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Transportation, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period. For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).
Ensure that your application is complete before submitting it. Applicants will not be able to make revisions once their application is submitted into JobAps system. Applicants who submit and subsequently withdraw their application will not be able to resubmit for the same posting.
Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to answer additional questions and/or submit additional documentation which supports their qualifications for this position. These documents may include; cover letters, college transcripts, verification of degree completion, proof of licensure, performance appraisals, employment/ supervisor references, etc.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position. Candidates invited to interview will be evaluated to determine if they meet the qualifications to proceed further with the Maintainer 4 (Highly Skilled Tree Climber) practicum, in accordance with the Department's Practicum Guidelines. The candidate pool resulting from this posting may be used to fill future positions in this classification in the Waterbury Maintenance Facility, in the next twelve (12) months. Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics.
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmatin of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.
Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jackie Ciampi at Jacqueline.Ciampi@ct.gov and reference position # 30351.
The following is a listing of examples of trucks, equipment, tasks or related duties, the operating, maintaining or performing of which are considered to be the responsibilities and duties of positions in this class:
Performing highly skilled tree cutting tasks.
- Elevation platform
- Line marking machine (10 wheel, barrel type)
- Core drills, Concrete Saws
-Front End Loader
- Hand operated pavement marking machine
- Operating a Backhoe; Operating a wing truck to plow snow on state roadways.
- Performing highly skilled tasks in tree climbing and cutting, one or more of the following areas or trades: construction, maintenance, mechanical repair
- In addition to other duties, may assist a Transportation Maintenance Manager in preparing and checking reports.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.