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Operator Maintenance (NOVA District) - Lorton AHQ

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp Please Note: Multiple positions will be assigned throughout Fairfax Residency in Area Headquarters in Fairfax, VA. Locations are: Lorton, Mt. Vernon, Van Dorn, Burke, McLean, Annandale, Chantilly, Clifton and Reston AHQ. May be assigned to work at other locations within Fairfax County depending on business needs.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Operator Maintenance (NOVA District) - Lorton AHQ
Role Title Transportation Operator II - 79152
Job Open Date 12/19/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $35,114 - $72,899
Agency Dept of Transportation (501)
Agency Website http://www.vdot.jobs
Location Fairfax County - 059
Sublocation Fairfax
Position Number 13452
Job Posting Number 1032663
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 02
Job Description

Currently, two (2) positions are located in Fairfax Residency – Lorton AHQ. Other positions within Fairfax Residency may be filled as they become vacant. Positions will repair and maintain State roadways and their surrounding right of ways. Duties include operation of dump trucks, loaders, rollers, backhoes, tractors and other equipment and hand and power tools. Performs minor repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and tools. Performs manual labor. Practices safety at all times. Works as part of a team as well as independently. These positions are essential for emergencies and require work outside normal hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

VDOT employees have Shared Values and Code of Ethics, (http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp). We encourage all those who apply to review these values and ethics. If you share our values, we invite you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures. Experience in equipment operation and performing preventative maintenance. Knowledge of Safety policies, procedures, and programs. Skill in the operation and maintenance of hand-held and power tools. Ability to perform heavy manual labor. Ability to read and to follow oral and written instructions. Valid Driver’s License. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required within 6 months of hire with appropriate endorsements.

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduate/GED or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the job. Experience in highway maintenance and/or construction. CDL Class A license and/or permit highly preferred.

Special Requirements

Applicants selected for an interview will be required to complete a Skills Demonstration. Safety shoes are required for performance of job duties. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Pre-employment physical with drug screen will be required. All employees are required to work in emergency situations, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs.

Special Instructions to Applicants

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp

Please Note: Multiple positions will be assigned throughout Fairfax Residency in Area Headquarters in Fairfax, VA. Locations are: Lorton, Mt. Vernon, Van Dorn, Burke, McLean, Annandale, Chantilly, Clifton and Reston AHQ. May be assigned to work at other locations within Fairfax County depending on business needs.

Contact Information

Name Northern Virginia District Human Resources
Phone 703-259-2600
Fax
Email
Address

4975 Alliance Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you currently have a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you currently have a CDL Learner's Permit?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * If selected, you will be required to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 6 months of employment. Are you able to accept employment with this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Sponsorship means the filing of an employment-based temporary or permanent visa process to enable the applicant to work for this agency. Do you now or will you in the future require the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to sponsor you for employment?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Other Document