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Permanent Highway Maintenance Worker 1, Clark County, PN's 20061718

Primary Location : United States of America-OHIO-Clark County-Springfield Work Locations : District 7 Garage - Clark Cty 1630 West First Street Springfield 45504 Organization : Transportation - District 07 Classified Indicator : Classified Bargaining Unit / Exempt : Bargaining Unit Schedule : Full-time Work Hours : 7:30am-4:00pm, may vary Compensation : $19.00 Unposting Date : Dec 3, 2023, 10:59:00 PM Primary Job Skill : Transportation Technical Skills : Highway Maintenance, Transportation Professional Skills : Active Learning, Teamwork Agency Contact Name : Julie Fast Agency Contact Information :

Permanent Highway Maintenance Worker 1, Clark County, PN's 20061718

(23000B6J) Job Duties

PERMANENT Highway Maintenance Worker 1, Clark County (Full Time)

Who We Are:

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation’s 5th largest interstate system and the 2nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency’s vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional, and highly productive organization.

We Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: ODOT values its diversity, and is committed to cultivating an inclusive and equitable work environment for all employees - one where differences are respected and celebrated. Our agency continues to build a workforce that champions the advancement of DEI principles and initiatives.

ODOT's Mission Statement:

To provide a transportation system that is safe, accessible, well maintained, and positioned for the future.

What You Will Do:

  • Attend training in order to obtain a CDL Class B Licensure
  • Performs emergency response, clean-up, and traffic control
  • Serves the public and work to make the roads in Ohio safer

Who we are looking for:

  • Safety Driven
  • Enjoys working outdoors
  • Honest, accountable, trustworthy, and respectful
  • A positive team player

Benefits to you:

  • Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance
  • Earning a Class B CDL, a $6,000 value
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave
  • At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan
  • Voluntary Retirement Plan option with Ohio Deferred Compensation
  • Opportunities for career advancement through ODOT’s Highway Technician Academy
  • Pay increases pursuant to the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Employee Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Work Boot reimbursement program
  • Work/Life Balance
  • The opportunity to work on an important mission

Official Position Description:

Receives on the job training & performs the following highway maintenance duties: Receives CDL preparation & snow & ice training (i.e., CDL preparation & training, spreader attachment/detachment, plow blade replacement, plowing snow, snowplow operation & associated snow & ice duties). Flags & directs on-going vehicular traffic through highway maintenance & construction work sites on state & federal highways. Sets up & maintains traffic control structures (e.g., barricades, pot torches, cones, pavement markings, electrical warning devices). Performs general labor by using various hand tools (e.g., chain saw, shovels) in the maintenance & repair of highways (e.g., patches potholes, spreads berm gravel, repairs & paints guardrails, shovels snow, hand spreads salt on sidewalk, steps & pedestrian walkways, seals cracks).

Performs general building, grounds, & equipment maintenance &/or custodial work (e.g., sweeps garage floor, mows grass, maintains & trims shrubbery & trees, washes windows, cleans offices, removes trash, shovels snow from sidewalks, steps & walkways, rakes leaves, paints building structures, cleans, paints & refuels equipment). Maintains & completes a daily log & work record. Cleans repairs & performs general maintenance on equipment needing minor repairs, adjustments, etc. Relieves other employees when necessary, during emergency situations. Operates two-way radio in trucks & base station at various locations in the District. Answers telephone, delivers messages, & assists the clerk at various garage locations. Performs other duties as assigned by higher authority.


  • Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading,writing & speaking common English vocabulary. Note: If involved in driving motorized snow & ice control equipment, must also have valid commercial driver's license. In accordance with Section 124.11(B)(2) of Revised Code, Director of Administrative Services has determined this classification to be unskilled labor class & therefore exempt from written examination.

  • Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
  • Demonstrate ability to lift 50-100 pounds.
  • Valid Driver's License.

Must obtain Class B CDL with tanker endorsement without airbrake restriction within 6 months of hire.

Once a CDL is obtained, you will be reclassified beginning the following pay period to a Highway Technician 1 at an hourly pay rate of $19.72.


If you already have a CDL, you will work 2 weeks as a Highway Maintenance Worker 1 at an hourly rate of $19.00, then be reclassified to a Highway Technician 1 at an hourly rate of $19.72 if minimum qualifications are met.

Job Skills: Transportation

Technical Skills: Highway Maintenance, Transportation

Professional Skills:

Active Learning, Teamwork

Knowledge of addition & subtraction; highway maintenance & traffic control safety practices*. Skill in operation of hand tools*; operation of motorized snow equipment*. Ability to recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate action; read simple sentences; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; demonstrate strength to lift 50-100 pounds. (*) DEVELOPED AFTER EMPLOYMENT.

Must obtain Class B CDL with tanker endorsement without airbrake restriction within 6 months of hire.

This position is overtime eligible based on FLSA standards.

May be exposed to dirt, loud noise, grease, dust, gas fumes & other unpleasant conditions; may work outside exposed to unpleasant weather conditions; may be on call 24hrs./day, 7 days/week.

All Bargaining Unit new hires MUST serve a one (1) year probationary period.

Position will be filled pursuant to the provision of the OCSEA/AFSCME Contract.

The final applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to appointment to test for illegal drug use. An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment. Medical marijuana is prohibited as a valid medical explanation for a positive drug test.

All applications must clearly indicate how the minimum qualifications & position specific minimum qualifications, if applicable, are met. Applications that do not indicate this, will not be given consideration.

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, military status in employment or the provision of services.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to utilize the Careers.Ohio.Gov Website Portal, send an email to

When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office at the time he or she is contacted so that proper arrangements can be made for the interview.

If this position is filled internally, the wage rate will be determined in accordance with the contract.

If this position is filled internally, the wage rate will be determined in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code.

In accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 382.703, selected applicants for this position are required to register as a driver in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse at the following link after receiving CDL Licensure. Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse - Clearinghouse Registration ( (

Background Check Information

The final candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

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Posted in 2023-11-24

Expired in 2024-02-22

This vacancy has been closed