|Date Opened||11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$47,365 - $61,505/year|
|Job Type||Open to Agency Employees|
|Close Date||11/15/2019 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 3 (Skilled Tree Climber), requiring tree-related work experience. This position is a 37.5 hour position that is located at the Westport Maintenance Facility. The hours of work are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The duties of the position includes, but not limited to, performing moderately skilled tree climber duties. Eligible candidates will be required to participate in a skill evaluation practicum; however, candidates must be certified in aerial bucket truck, safety-harness and trauma strap, through the Department, prior to being eligible for interview and the 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 Qualifications," 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. Various storm events will require employees to stay at work for the duration of the storm; which at times could be up to period of several days, to include holidays and weekends. 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 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 equivalent).
Ensure that your application is complete before submitting it. Applicants will be unable to make revisions once their application is submitted into the 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. The candidate pool resulting from this posting may be used to fill Transportation Maintainer 3, requiring tree-related work experience vacancies that occur in the District 3, Westport 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 large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.
Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Michele Joyce at michele.joyce@ct gov and reference Position No. 29840.
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)
- Over the Fence Mower
- Core drills, Concrete Saws
- Front End Loader
- Hand operated pavement marking machine
- Driver of wing truck with plows attached during snow and ice truck operations
- Performing skilled tasks in one or more of the following areas or trades: construction, maintenance, mechanical repair
- Sign Erector (general)
- 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.