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Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker

locationBrandon - Vermont (VT),

atState of Vermont

Estimated salary $15.13 an hour

Job Description:

This is an entry-level position for maintenance work for the Agency of Transportation (VTrans). The Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker (TAMW) performs various laboring and semi-skilled tasks while being closely supervised by higher-level maintenance workers. As the TAMW completes training and gains skills, greater work independence is expected. The TAMW gains basic skills and knowledge in the use of hand and power tools. Required on-the-job training advances and applies knowledge and developed skills to road maintenance and repair work. These are great opportunities with room for advancement.
Who May Apply
This position, Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker (#19261) , 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 Apprentice Maintenance Worker (#19261)

Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker (#18803)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Tracy Pak at [email protected] or (802) 371-8587.

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.
Environmental Factors
Duties require working in extreme outdoor weather conditions. All employees may be required to report to work outside of their 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. An incumbent must be able to use tools and equipment commonly used in routine maintenance work as well as lift materials commonly used in routine maintenance work. Participation in a random drug and alcohol-testing program is required prior to operation of vehicles or operating equipment. 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
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.

Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Workers may be promoted to Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker upon completion of at least one year of work experience/training as a TAMW, satisfactory performance evaluation(s), demonstrated knowledge of road maintenance and repair work, and completion of all VTrans Training Center (VTTC) required coursework within the Job Development Plan (JDP).

Note: A valid driver's license is required.
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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