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Company: State of Vermont
Location: Hartford, VT
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

Overview

This is an entry-level position for maintenance work for the Agency of Transportation (VTrans). The Transportation Operations Technician I performs various laboring and semi-skilled tasks while being closely supervised by higher-level maintenance workers. As the Technician completes training and gains skills, greater work independence is expected. The Transportation Operations Technician I gains basic skills and knowledge in the use of hand and power tools. On-the-job training is provided and there are many opportunities to apply knowledge and developed skills to road maintenance and repair work. The work is performed under the supervision of an AOT Area Maintenance Supervisor or higher-level maintenance worker. These are great opportunities with room for advancement.

 

The starting pay for this position is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. The pay range is $18.48 to $19.95 per hour.

 

This position is eligible for a sign-on and retention bonus of up to $1000! Newly hired CDL and non-CDL holders who are hired into permanent maintenance worker or mechanic job on or after July 21, 2021 are eligible. This incentive will continue until the end of the calendar year 2021. Please contact the hiring manager listed below for the full details of this program.

Who May Apply

This position, Transportation Operations Technician I (Job Req #22787), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.

  • Transportation Operations Technician I  (#22787)
  • Transportation Operations Technician II (#23242)

 
If you would like more information about this position, please contact George McCool at george.mccool@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

 

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Environmental Factors

Duties require working in extreme outdoor weather conditions. All employees may be required to report to work outside of their area /work schedule and must be reachable by phone. Dangers are present when work is performed near heavy equipment, hazardous materials, and roadside litter. Employees may be exposed to blood and airborne pathogens. Hazards are always present when working on the roads as traffic passes, emergencies such as flood, ice, snow hazardous materials. An incumbent must be able to use tools and equipment commonly used for maintenance work as well as lift materials commonly used in maintenance work. Participation in a random drug and alcohol-testing program is required prior to operation of vehicles or operating equipment. Considerable overtime work is required, particularly during the winter months, and is considered a condition of employment.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license is required.

An incumbent must live within reasonable proximity of assigned workstation.
Possession of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required for the successful completion of original probation.
An incumbent must complete all VTTC required coursework within six (6) months or be enrolled.

Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State's employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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