Permanent Highway Maintenance Worker 1

Company Name:
Ohio Department of Transportation
Company Address:
1885 N McCullough St
Lima, OH 45801
Date Job is Available:
August 24th, 2023
Deadline for Application:
September 3rd, 2023
Job Description:
Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Allen County-Lima Work Locations: District 1 Garage - Allen Cty 1705 North McCullough Street, Lima 45801 Organization: Transportation - District 01 Classified Indicator: Classified Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit Schedule: Full-time Work Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30pm Compensation: $19.00/Hour Unposting Date: Sep 2, 2023, 11:59:00 PM Job Function: Transportation Agency Contact Name: Human Resources Agency Contact Information: 419-999-6819   Job Duties PERMANENT Highway Maintenance Worker 1, Allen County, PN: 20049780 (23000851)   OPEN TO PERMANENT HIGHWAY TECHNICIANs FOR INTERNAL BID; employees in the Highway Technician 1, 2, and 3 classifications to be considered lateral transfers into the position.   Once a CDL is obtained, you will be reclassified beginning the following pay period to a Highway Technician 1 at an hourly rate of $19.72.   ---OR---   If you already have a CDL you will work 2 weeks as a Highway Maintenance Worker 1 at a hourly rate of $19.00, then be reclassified to a Highway Technician 1 at an hourly rate of $19.72.   Who We Are: The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation’s 5th largest interstate system and the 2nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency’s vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional ,and highly productive organization.   ODOT's Mission Statement: To provide a transportation system that is safe, accessible, well maintained, and positioned for the future.   What You Will Do
  • Attend training in order to obtain a CDL Class B Licensure.
  • Serves the public and works to make the roads in Ohio safer.
  Who we are looking for:
  • Safety Driven
  • Enjoys working outdoors
  • Honest, accountable, trustworthy, and respectful
  • A positive team player
  Benefits to you:
  • Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance
  • Earning a Class B CDL, a $6,000 value
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals
  • At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan
  • Opportunities for career advancement through ODOT’s Highway Technician Academy
  • Pay increases pursuant to the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Employee Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Work/Life Balance
  • The opportunity to work on an important mission
  Official Position Description: Receives on the job training & performs the following highway maintenance duties: Receives CDL preparation & snow & ice training (i.e., CDL preparation & training, spreader attachment/detachment, plow blade replacement, plowing snow, snowplow operation & associated snow & ice duties). Flags & directs on-going vehicular traffic through highway maintenance & construction work sites on state & federal highways. Sets up & maintains traffic control structures (e.g., barricades, pot torches, cones, pavement markings, electrical warning devices). Performs general labor by using various hand tools (e.g., chain saw, shovels) in the maintenance & repair of highways (e.g., patches potholes, spreads berm gravel, repairs & paints guardrails, shovels snow, hand spreads salt on sidewalk, steps & pedestrian walkways, seals cracks).   Performs general building, grounds, & equipment maintenance &/or custodial work (e.g., sweeps garage floor, mows grass, maintains & trims shrubbery & trees, washes windows, cleans offices, removes trash, shovels snow from sidewalks, steps & walkways, rakes leaves, paints building structures, cleans, paints & refuels equipment). Maintains & completes a daily log & work record. Cleans repairs & performs general maintenance on equipment needing minor repairs, adjustments, etc. Relieves other employees when necessary, during emergency situations. Operates two-way radio in trucks & base station at various locations in the District. Answers telephone, delivers messages, & assists the clerk at various garage locations. Performs other duties as assigned by higher authority.       Supplemental Information: This position is overtime eligible based on FLSA standards.   All Bargaining Unit new hires MUST serve a one (1) year probationary period. Position will be filled pursuant to the provision of the OCSEA/AFSCME Contract.   Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to utilize the Careers.Ohio.Gov Website Portal, send an email to [email protected].   The final applicant accepted for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to appointment to test for illegal drug use. Medical marijuana is prohibited as a valid medical explanation for a positive drug test. An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment, per section 3719.01 & 3719.41 of Ohio revised code. Background Check Information The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.  An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal conviction will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.   To Apply:
Qualifications Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading, writing & speaking common English vocabulary. Note:If involved in driving motorized snow & ice control equipment, must also have valid commercial driver's license. In accordance with Section 124.11(B)(2) of Revised Code, Director of Administrative Services has determined this classification to be unskilled labor class & therefore exempt from written examination. -Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.   Knowledge of addition & subtraction; highway maintenance & traffic control safety practices*. Skill in operation of hand tools*; operation of motorized snow equipment*. Ability to recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate action; read simple sentences; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; demonstrate strength to lift 50-100 pounds. (*) DEVELOPED AFTER EMPLOYMENT.   Must obtain Class B CDL with tanker endorsement without airbrake restriction within 6 months.   This position is overtime eligible based on FLSA standards.   If this position is filled internally, the wage rate will be determined in accordance with the contract.   If this position is filled internally, the wage rate will be determined in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code.   Please describe your education and work experience in detail in these two sections on your application.  It must clearly indicate how the minimum qualifications &/or position specific minimum qualifications, if applicable, are met.  Applications that do not, will not be given consideration.