Highway Maintenance Worker 2 - Grade 10

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This title exists in Transportation, Dept of and has approximately 442 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1 06 $35,177 $43,521
Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2 07 $37,121 $45,864
Highway Maintenance Worker 1 08 $39,215 $48,294
Highway Maintenance Worker 2 10 $43,768 $53,708
Highway Maintenance Supvr 1 13 $51,857 $63,169
Highway Maintenance Supvr 2 15 $58,046 $70,317

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

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Job Duties

HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKERS 2:  member of work crew; operates heavier and more complex self-propelled equipment in Category 2 and higher categories; may receive training on truck-mounted or track-mounted cranes or other equipment typically assigned to Crane and Shovel Operators and, once certified, may operate Category 3 equipment; provides on-the-job training to other maintenance workers in the operation of highway construction and maintenance equipment; may serve as lead worker for a highway maintenance crew or a part of the crew; performs laboring tasks and operates Category 1 equipment.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.

Candidates must have Satisfactory completion of the two-year Highway Maintenance Worker traineeship or two years of experience in the operation of highway construction, maintenance equipment or other vehicles in excess of 26,000 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating with air brakes and manual transmission and:

Possession of a New York State Class B Commercial Driver License with DOT-specified endorsements.

NYS DOT certification to operate two of the following pieces of Category 1 equipment: patch roller, sewer cleaner, wood chipper, tractor-mounted mower or forklift; and the following five types of Category 2 equipment: heavy dump truck, snowplow with wing (OPP certification) and front-end loader.

Candidates must also have one year of satisfactory experience as a Highway Maintenance Worker 1, and NYS DOT certification to operate an additional two types of Category 3 equipment.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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