Are you a current Department of Transportation (DOT) employee looking to advance your career within the agency? Do you want to continue to help make commuting and traveling throughout CT safe? If so, read below & apply today!
- You must hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B with tank endorsement and a Medical Examiners Card (MEC). Please list your license number, class, expiration date, and issuing state in the "Licenses and Professional Certificates" section of your application.
- If invited for interview you will be required to produce a copy of your current valid CDL Class A or B, reflecting tank endorsement, valid MEC and a copy of your Master Application at the time of interview.
- You must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties including snow and ice removal, whenever your services are needed; to include mandatory winter overtime from November 1 through April 30.
- As a support to Highway Operations units, various storm events will require employees to be at work prior, during and after a storm or weather event, which at times could be up to period of several days, to include holidays and weekends. Additionally, in preparation for the winter season, there is a "preplanned" overtime requirement to prepare the fleet and equipment.
- This is a full-time, Monday-Friday, opportunity.
As a State employee, we offer the same competitive benefits you are accustomed to. We encourage a healthy work-life balance for all employees.
All state employees shall follow Executive Order 13G (as amended by Executive Order 14C).
- In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
- The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
- In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:
- Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
- This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date.
- Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
- At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
- The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
- Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
- 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.
Connect With Us:
Due to the large volume of applications received, the DOT is unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Hayley Newhouse at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport
Authority this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for an
assigned group of Transportation Maintainers and/or Qualified Craft Workers
engaged in an area of transportation maintenance or closely related activities.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans crew workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns,
oversees, and reviews work; establishes and maintains crew procedures; provides
staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance
evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside
officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may make recommendations on
policies or standards; may prepare reports and correspondence; requisitions
materials and equipment appropriate to the various jobs; participates in
performing the duties of the crew; may do preliminary site inspection of
assigned jobs; may be required to stand by for and respond to fire and/or crash
emergency situations at State-owned airports; performs related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of the materials, equipment and approved methods in the
maintenance and repair of automotive and mechanical equipment; skill in the
operation, repair and maintenance of automotive and highway equipment; ability
to diagnose motor and equipment problems; ability to use complicated testing
equipment and welding devices; interpersonal skills; oral and written
communication skills; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of skilled experience in
automotive maintenance and repair.
Note: For State Employees
the General Experience will be interpreted at the level of Transportation
- Experience applying diesel repair practices and principals
- Experience working in a high production environment
1. Incumbents in this class will be required to accept assignment to
emergency duties including snow and ice removal as required.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to
possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of
facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each
candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength,
stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain
such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
2. A physical examination may be required.
1. Incumbents in this class are exposed to extremes of weather
conditions, to frequent lifting of heavy weights, to highly dangerous road and
traffic conditions, including exposure to heights when working on bridges, to
poison ivy, insect bites and allergy irritants during summer months, and to
loud and potentially dangerous machinery.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal
program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during
employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective
equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.
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.