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Date: Jul 10, 2018

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33179

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Requisition No: 38782 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55007899 

Salary:  $23,100.82 - $29,895.18 

Posting Closing Date: 07/23/2018 



691 / North Dade Maintenance







CONTACT PHONE NUMBER:   305-640-7140


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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 qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  


This position requires a valid Class “B” driver's license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Driver's Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:


  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver's license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
  4. 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's license confirmed.


A mandatory drug screening will be performed on the successful candidate.


POSITION DESCRIPTION: 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 assist in the assembly and erection of highway signs. 


Performs Maintenance of Traffic control.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 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 an extended period of time; 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 Maintenance of Traffic - Intermediate Level within one year and maintain it.  A valid Class "B" Commercial Drivers License (CDL) or Instructional Permit is required at the time of hire.  Obtain a valid Class “B” CDL with air brakes within 180 days of hire.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Possess a valid Class "B" Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or Instructional Permit. 


A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $1,934.40 will 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.  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 clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Miami