Non-CDL/CDL Equipment Operator/CDL Equipment Mechanic

Snow & Ice Maintenance Program

Recruitment #072820-MXCC14-550400


We're always up when the snow comes down!


Wanting to make some extra cash this snow season?  Apply today!

Summary Statement

The Department of Transportation Maintenance and Operations is looking for people to help with snow and ice removal for the 2020/2021 winter season. Positions available are Non-CDL Equipment Operator (operation of trucks, under 26,000 GVWR, for cleaning roads, loaders for material supply, etc.) CDL Equipment Operator, and CDL Equipment Mechanic. Employees must have a valid CDL and medical card with expiration date of March 31, 2021 or later when applying for the CDL Equipment Operator or Equipment Mechanic. Positions located in New Castle and Kent Counties.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Equipment Operator/Equipment Mechanic

  1. Be at least 18 years of age or older.
  2. Possession of a valid Driver’s License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
  3. Knowledge or experience with snow and ice control.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid CDL Class A or B driver’s license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

DelDOT Medical Exam:  Applicants who meet the job requirements for the position, and who are made a conditional offer of employment, shall be required to meet the physical qualifications and examination requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations to hold a commercial driver’s license unless they are approved for either an Intra-State CDL Waiver of a Federal Waiver or Exemption.  In addition, applicants must not have incurred four or more serious traffic violations during the previous three years as defined by the Federal Motor Carrier Code.  The Department of Transportation will obtain driving record information maintained by the Division of Motor Vehicles for the preceding three year period.

Applicants must successfully complete DelDOT’s Drug and Alcohol training prior to performing snow and ice control duties. For current DelDOT employees you must have completed this class within the last five years.

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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