|Date Opened||5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$50,326 - $64,892/year|
|Job Type||Open to Agency Employees|
|Close Date||5/18/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its current DOT employees to apply for the position of Transportation Maintainer 4 - Highly Skilled Tree Climber, located in the Vernon Maintenance Facility. This position is a 37.5 hours per week with a work schedule of Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eligible candidates will be required to participate in a skill evaluation practicum. Applicants must hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) (Class A or B), with the "tank endorsement" and valid Medical Examiner's Card (MEC), and meet the "Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities," listed below in order to be eligible to apply.
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 20-mile residency from the job location.
Applicants invited to interview will be required to produce a copy of their current valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B, reflecting the "tank endorsement," and valid Medical Examiner's Card (MEC) at time of interview, or they will be immediately disqualified.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current employee of the Department of Transportation, with permanent state status, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your highly skilled tree climber experience 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).
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the highly skilled tree climber requirements of the position. The candidate pool resulting from this posting may be used to fill future Transportation Maintainer 4 vacancies, requiring highly skilled tree climber work experience, that occur at the Department of Transportation, Vernon 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 confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Diane Tyc at Diane.Tyc@ct.gov (Reference PN 112548).
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:
- 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.