CDL/Non-CDL Equipment Operator/CDL Equipment Mechanic

Snow & Ice Maintenance Program

Recruitment #073018-MXCC14-550400

Summary Statement

The Department of Transportation Maintenance and Operations is looking for people to help with snow and ice removal for the 2018/2019 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, 2019 or later when applying for the CDL Equipment Operator or Equipment Mechanic. Positions located in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Equipment Operator/Equipment Mechanic

Please attach the DelDOT Snow & Ice Maintenance Form with your online application to be considered for employment. The application can be found at

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.
 4. A completed DelDOT Snow and Ice Control Maintenance Form attached to application.

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 or have completed the class within the last five years.

Selection Process

The application is evaluated based upon a rating of training and experience.

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.