MyFlorida HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II - 55005002 in MIAMI, Florida
HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II - 55005002
Date: Nov 20, 2023
MIAMI, FL, US, 33186
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Requisition No: 817431
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II - 55005002
Pay Plan: Career Service
Position Number: 55005002
Salary: $34,800.50 - $45,035.95
Posting Closing Date: 12/04/2023
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STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
690 / SOUTH DADE MAINTENANCE
CONTACT PERSON: BRIAN K. JIMMERSON
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 305-640-7200
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: BRIAN.JIMMERSON@DOT.STATE.FL.US
ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $1,584.23
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:
Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
$25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
State of Florida retirement package
Generous vacation and sick leave
10 paid holidays a year
Career advancement opportunities
Tuition waiver for public college courses
Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system!
For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to https://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.
THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided. Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.
This position requires a valid Class (E) driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:
three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years
Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver license confirmed.
In order to be eligible for hire into a position requiring a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL), applicants must register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol (FMCSA) Clearinghouse, as required, for the Department to conduct a pre-employment query. Click here (https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Register) to register for the Clearinghouse. A mandatory drug screening will be performed on the successful applicant.
Applicants hired for this position with a Class E license will be required to obtain a Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) within 60 days of appointment, attend CDL training and successfully pass the CDL licensing test and obtain a CDL Class B license with air brakes within 10 months after appointment to the position. Once the CLP is obtained, candidates must register with the FMCSA Clearinghouse, as required, for the Department to conduct a query. Upon hire, this position also requires applicant to have an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department’s Drivers Record Requirements Policy. The costs of the initial CDL training and initial testing will be paid by the Department, subject to available funding. An employee will be given three chances to pass the license requirements. The employee will be responsible for paying for the initial CLP fee, as well as any additional training and re-test costs, and the CDL fee. If the Employee voluntarily separates from the Department within two (2) years of obtaining their CDL, the Employee will be responsible for paying the costs of the initial training and testing.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Upon receipt of the required CDL Instructional Permit or license; operates a variety of vehicles and mechanized equipment to include backhoe, tractors with attachments, crew cabs, and dump truck. Performs pre-trip inspection/minor maintenance on vehicles/equipment that they are operating. Cleans and washes equipment.
Uses a variety of hand, pneumatic, and electrical tools to maintain bridges and roadways.
Performs independent manual labor incidental to job assignments at an intermediate level of complexity with minimal supervision. Performs rough carpentry, masonry, painting and/or assists in the assembly and erection of highway signs.
Performs Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of typical construction measuring tools, equipment, or instruments and standard safety techniques. Skilled in: operating a variety of hand and power tools; operate and perform pre-trip inspection/minor maintenance on vehicles and/or mechanized equipment that they are operating. Ability to: read and understand job-related materials and fill out reports and forms; maintain and repair highways, bridges and/or other highway structures; communicate both verbally and in writing, including following oral/written instructions; develop and maintain effective working relationships with others; lift, carry, and handle up to 50 pounds; stoop, climb, squat, push, pull, crawl or bend on a frequent basis; work outdoors in various weather conditions, on various terrains and at various heights or in high volume traffic; stand for a extended period of time. Ability to operate motor vehicles and other mechanical equipment.
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies. While on-duty status, the positions incumbent must be readily available to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), consistent with the type of commercial driver's license (CDL) the incumbent is required to possess, or on a routine basis performs other CMV safety-sensitive functions. The incumbent of this position is required to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates. Obtain certification in Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic) - Intermediate Level within one year and maintain it. Possess a valid Class “E” driver’s license and obtain a Class “B” CDL Instructional Permit within 60 days of appointment to position and obtain a valid Class “B” CDL with air brakes within 10 months of appointment to the position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possess a valid Class “E” driver’s license and obtain a Class “B” CDL Instructional Permit within 60 days of appointment to position and obtain a valid Class “B” CDL with air brakes within 10 months of appointment to the position.
As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.
ACompetitive Area Differential (CAD)additive in the amount of$1,934.40will be added to the annual salary.
THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES. If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market:Miami